Special Synod Preparation Seminar #1

Every one is invited but Synod and Alternate Delegates are especially encouraged to attend one of the regional seminars on the proposed changes to Canon 2 (Vacancy in the Office of Diocesan Bishop) & Canon 3... Read More


September 2018 Staff Meeting

The Synod Staff of the Diocese of New Westminster convened for their first monthly staff meeting following the 2018 summer hiatus on Wednesday, September 5 at 10am in the Trendell Lounge, the meeting area shared by... Read More


Welcome to the World, Brayden!

The Reverend Miranda Sutherland, assistant curate at St. John, Sardis would like to share her joy with the diocesan family (and beyond) on the occasion of the birth of her first grandchild, Brayden Andre, born... Read More


Responses to the Decision of the Federal Court of Appeal, Aug 30, 2018

Anglican Voices speak in response to the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal August 30, 2018 regarding the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project (also known as Kinder Morgan pipeline) On Thursday, August 30, 2018, the... Read More


Be Prepared! Volunteers trained for Neighbourhood Ministry Service

Volunteers with the Westside Anglicans Neighbourhood Ministry took part in multiple training sessions this summer and the sessions will continue being offered in to the fall, aimed at enhancing skills and gaining a... Read More


St Mary Mags' Accessible Garden

Ask any gardener – a garden is good for the soul. There’s something about sharing in the ongoing wonder of creation, of coaxing life from a seed and nurturing its growth. And the scent of fresh basil, of sun-warmed... Read More


Cycling for Seafarers 2018

Submitted by Peter Smyth and Jane Dittrich Cycling for Seafarers 2018 arrived on Saturday, August 25 after much preparation and the cyclists gathered ready to get going on their respective distances all to assist... Read More


Sacred Earth Camp: love & compassion

Ishaan Dhadral a first year camp counsellor reflects on his experiences with the diocesan environmental justice ministry Salal + Cedar and their summer youth program that took place August 2018 at Southlands Farm in... Read More


Is it a Rectory or a Vicarage?

“Simple in plan and detail, this bungalow features a front gable roof with a full open front hipped verandah and a side gable dormer. Set close to the street, it is complemented by sympathetic modern plantings.....”... Read More


David H. Gifford-Cole (Priest)

The Reverend David H. Gifford-Cole (Priest) March 27 1930 to August 22 2018 Born March 27, 1930 in the United Kingdom, the Reverend David Gifford-Cole died August 22, 2018 in Courtenay, BC. He was predeceased in... Read More