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Street Outreach Initiative (SOI) Designated a Related Group

The Street Outreach Initiative based out of St. James' focuses on ministering to street-involved adults living in Vancouver’s DTES struggling daily with poverty, mental illness, drug addiction, alcoholism, violence,... Read More

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A Gift for Christmas

St. Paul’s Advocacy Office has commenced it's annual "Buy a Christmas Gift" initiative for someone in need. This project started in 2015 and has been very successful in bringing cheers to our less fortunate brothers... Read More

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Three Ministry Positions Posted

During the week of November 5, 2017, a posting for a new rector for St Stephen the Martyr, Burnaby was posted on the diocesan jobs page, the Anglican Church of Canada jobs page and all around the Anglican Communion.... Read More

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Blessing at St. Mary's, South Hill

It was one glorious Saturday afternoon on November 4, 2017, in the Parish of Bishop Hills' Memorial Church of St. Mary the Virgin, South Hill (aka St. Mary's, South Hill), Vancouver when the Reverend Expedito... Read More

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Salal and Cedar in the Westender

Alicia Ambrosio, the faith writer for The Westender is making the rounds of Diocese of New Westminster church plants and writing some fine articles about these communities in the feature, "Leap of Faith." Here is a... Read More

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Fair Wage Commission

The Province of BC is holding hearings regarding Fair Wages. This has arisen out of the issue of the increase in the minimum wage, what it needs to be and the timing of the raise. Metro Vancouver Alliance’s Economic... Read More

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KAIROS Downloads

Here are two downloads of interest from KAIROS A Strategic Planning document for the organization and "Let Justice Roll - Implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples".     Read More

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ISLAM 101 - Clergy Day

On November 9, 2017, approximately 80 clergy, postulants and clergy spouses of the Diocese of New Westminster joined Bishop Melissa Skelton and the Diocesan Ecumenical and Multifaith Unit (EMU) team consisting of:... Read More

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Remembrance Day Observance at St Michael's Care Home

Many thanks to the Reverend Lilian Elliott, chaplain and board member at and of St. Michael's Care Home and Hospice in Burnaby for letting diocesan communications know about this event at St. Michael's and... Read More

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50th Anniversary of Ordination for Rev. Maj. Turnbull

On October 29, 2017, the Reverend Major (Retired) Art Turnbull, retired priest of the Diocese of Ontario with permission to officiate in the Diocese of New Westminster marked 50 years of ordination by celebrating... Read More