Spiritual Formation for the Next Generation Retreat - Report

“This weekend has been a gift.” “ I was blessed to feel God in this beautiful setting.”   “I was able to let go and just be with God.”  “I learned to embrace the silence.”   These are a few of the comments from... Read More


PWRDF Executive Director Visits 1410 Nanton Avenue

Monday, October 23, 2017 was a fairly quiet day at the offices of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster. Bishop Skelton was travelling to the House of Bishops and Executive Archdeacon, the Venerable Douglas... Read More


Exploring God's Call 2017

The second annual vocation’s day titled “Exploring God’s Call” was held in the Trendell Lounge, the bright, spacious room shared by St. John’s, Shaughnessy and the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster from 10am... Read More

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St. Paul's 20th Labyrinth Anniversary featured in Courier

Last Oct 13, 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of St. Paul's Labyrinth. This special celebration was featured in the October 18, 2017 Vancouver Courier. PHOTO: Rebecca Blisset Read More


Reformation Poster Quiz at HTV

The Holy Trinity, Vancouver (HTV) faith community and their rector, the Reverend Karl Przywala are leading our diocese in promoting the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Beginning last May, HTV began an... Read More


ACW Pie Sale in Sechelt - Huge Success

St. Hilda’s Annual ACW Thanksgiving Pie Sale Successful! - Any Way you slice it. After months of preparation the bakers of St. Hilda’s (about 20 women and men) produced 190 pies for sale at the annual event held... Read More


"Treasures" Needed for St. Jude's Fall Bazaar

The annual Jingle Bell Café and Bake Sale for St. Jude's will take place on November 27 from 2 – 3:30.  This year we are expanding our bake sale to include homemade items such as knitting, jams/jellies,... Read More


Secularization of St. Edward's, Bridgeport

On the morning of Saturday, October 7, 2017, rain was in the forecast but it held off and the sun peeked through as twenty-three people, former parishioners and friends gathered at St. Edward’s in Richmond’s... Read More


Walk for Refuge

On Saturday October 7, a group from St John the Divine, Maple Ridge (The Divine Dashers!) and St Laurence, Coquitlam got together and walked 5 km in Pitt Meadows to raise money for PWRDF. St. John's parishioner... Read More

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In Memoriam - Bobbi Kelly, ODNW

Roberta (Bobbi Kelly) died peacefully on the morning of October 6 in her new home in Comox, BC. Bobbi was one of the original trustees of St. Hilda’s-by-the-Sea, Sechelt when the parish was incorporated in 1986.... Read More