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


Giving Thanks for Jonathan's Ministry

A celebratory cake in thanks for the Reverend Jonathan LLoyd's first year as rector of St. Stephen's, West Vancouver was served following the principal worship on October 15. During his homily, Rev. LLoyd reviewed... Read More


St. Bart's Mincemeat

Once again there was a great work party held in October to make the “St. Bart’s World Famous Mincemeat”.   This heritage mincemeat was originally prepared by Betty Brown in the 1970’s when her husband, the Reverend... Read More

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Harvest Thanksgiving at St. Christopher's, WV

Celebrating Harvest Festival in church is a relatively recent practice.  It was in 1843, that the Reverend Robert Hawker, from Cornwall, started the trend of holding a service, offering communion bread made from the... Read More


St. Hilda's Celebrates "Back to Church"

The Parish of Sechelt’s St. Hilda’s by the Sea held a triple celebration on Sunday, September 10. Morning services were combined and held at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park under cloudy skies that kept the rain to... Read More

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Clergy News Around the Diocese October 2017

Congratulations and welcome to Lucille Dawn Vickers, the first grand-baby for Sally and the Reverend Brian Vickers. The Reverend Denise Doerksen has been 'called' by Peace Lutheran Church, Abbotsford (2029 Ware... Read More


Pet Blessing at SMK

St. Mary’s had a blast on Sunday, Oct.1, celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and participating in their annual pet blessing. Pets and stuffies alike were blessed, and it was a joy to have them in church.... Read More

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Changes to Citizenship Requirements - IRCC

Here is information for all who are working in Refugee and Newcomer ministry and for those who visit this site looking for information regarding the Diocese of New Westminster as SAH. Immigration Refugees and... Read More