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Good News to Share

  Following the procession and the singing of the hymn, Unto Thy Temple, Lord, We Come, Bishop Michael Ingham welcomed the congregation to worship with a short reflection on Wednesday evening, September 18th. St.... Read More

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An Evening with Joe Roberts

In 1989, Joe was living under a bridge as a homeless addict on skid row. Through the hope and help of many, Joe pushed towards recovery and personal change. Joe is now a successful business leader. He attributes two... Read More

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HOPE Garden at St. Monica's, Horseshoe Bay

  During the warm month of September, 2012, The Reverend Janice Lowell, in her office, said a prayer. The focus of the prayer was HOPE. While Janice was praying, Nate Orasuk, a Horseshoe Bay Landscape Designer, and... Read More

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A Gift of Thanks

  Magical! Mysterious! Exotic! These words describe the city of Istanbul for me and my husband, Dennis during a recent vacation to the Eastern Mediterranean. And the Grand Bazaar, a sprawling warren of... Read More

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Robert Garth Gilbert Walker, ODNW: October 7th, 1914 - September 19th, 2012

  It is with great sadness that we mourn the death of Garth Walker. Garth founded the archives of the Diocese of New Westminster in 1980 after retiring from his “first career” in insurance. A WWII veteran, Garth... Read More

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I'm Not Here to Tell You What to Do, but to Tell You Who You Are

  On Monday, September 17th, 2012, Melanie Calabrigo became the 24th postulant and 14th woman to be ordained in the Diocese of New Westminster in the last decade. She is now The Reverend Melanie Calabrigo,... Read More

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Mental Health First Aid Training Day

  Fifteen youth workers and clergy from around the diocese gathered on the morning of September 22nd at St. Matthias and St. Luke for a workshop introducing Mental Health First Aid. Led by a facilitator from the... Read More

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Free Parenting Classes At St. Anselm's

Being a parent can be described as the most important job you will ever do. It can also be a daunting and isolating task, especially in the 21st Century. Parents Supporting Parents is a 6 week series of free... Read More

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100 Years of Faithful Worship and Ministry in West Point Grey

  The Reverend Scott Gould, Rector of St. Helen’s, welcomed the capacity congregation on Sunday morning, September 16th by declaring it a “festive and historic occasion, 100 years of faithful worship and ministry... Read More

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St. Faith’s Celebrates 65 Years of Mission

    On Sunday September 16th about 85 people, longtime church members, some-timers and first-timers, joined in celebrating St. Faith’s 65th anniversary. Members of the Essonance Chamber choir, whose rehearsal... Read More