Struthers elected board chair of deacons' group Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, speaks with Amir Kazemian, who has been holed up at St. Michael's, Vancouver, since June,... Read More

Will St. Bartholomew’s have to chop these trees?

BC Hydro says St. Bartholomew's in Gibsons should chop the trees - but the parish isn't sure it should. The parish council has asked an arborist to determine the health of the four tall Douglas firs on... Read More

Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources: Hamilton parishes reorganized for ministry

The Ven. Rick Jones, former rector in Hamilton Mountain, with Mike Burpee, chair of the Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources. A video of their conversation will be shown at archdeaconry meetings to be held... Read More

Bishop, wife form ministry partnership

Bishop Duleep and Geetha de Chickera are partners in both life and ministry. They are coming to the diocese from the Diocese of Colombo, Church of Ceylon, Sri Lanka, for a Partners in Mission event at St. Mary's... Read More

St. Michael's report to be subject of session for laity

The Revs. John Oakes and Richard Leggett listened intently to reaction to their joint report at the 2005 Diocesan Synod A diocesan meeting to discuss what might be a proper diocesan response to a report by a... Read More


When does one rush to the window? When the cars stop courteously for pedestrians, cyclists pedal gently down the streets, and people pleasantly go about their business? No, we get up and cross the room when we hear... Read More

Speaker inspires Church Depot workshops

Church Depot workshops over the next year will be based on the work of an American church consultant who has set out twelve keys to an effective church. Dr. Kennon Callahan speaking at a two day-conference at St.... Read More

Justice and Peace to sponsor session on mental health at St. Margaret's

  Dr. John Toews The Justice and Peace Unit will be sponsoring a workshop on supporting people with mental health issues on Saturday, October 14, at St. Margaret's Church in Vancouver. The workshop will be... Read More

Harold Percy to speak at 'Parish Alive!'

Church growth and ways and means of achieving it will be the focus of "Parish Alive!," an event next month sponsored by the Diocesan Evangelism Unit. Canon Harold Percy will be returning to minister in the Diocese... Read More

The Bitter Taste of Sugar

It's no secret that I have a 'sweet tooth'. And now that I, like many others, am responding to parish bulletin requests for jams and jellies for the Christmas Fair, I have sugar on my mind. This year, however, my... Read More