Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources: What to expect at the consultation

The members of the Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources have learned very quickly that our mandate is a lot more than just about buildings and property. It is really about how we live out the ministries to... Read More

Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources: How do we best do ministry with the resources we've been

Mike Burpee, chair of the Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources What will the future mission of the church look like? Our task force has been considering this question for several months. We recognize... Read More

The War of the Words

Herbert O’Driscoll All institutional forms in our culture are going through difficult and stressful times. To see this clearly we have only to think of political parties, educational structures, and health... Read More

Camp Artaban has banner year

The Gambier Island waterfront is one of Camp Artaban's most popular features (Rhianfa Riel photos) Camp Artaban, the diocese’s youth camp, has had another successful year. Close to 800 campers attended over... Read More

Walk to aid St. Paul's Advocacy Office

  The staff and volunteers at St. Paul’s Advocacy Office have scheduled a fundraiser - the Advocacy Walk. Supporters of the services of the Office will put on their walking shoes on Sunday, October 1, and go for... Read More

In Ireland, author gains an appreciation of saints

Jim Taylor I came back from Ireland with a new appreciation for saints. I grew up with rigidly protestant presumptions about saints. Among Protestants in general, my parents certainly leaned towards the liberal... Read More

Coming Events

Bishop Duleep de Chckera of Sri Lanka. (Anglican Journal photo) The Anglican Bishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka, and his wife are coming to the Diocese of New Westminster in October to participate in a Partners in... Read More

Diocesan Briefs

Hope "work bee" fixes up Christ Church Parishioners at Christ Church Hope fixes the roof over an entrance Retired military engineers from the Canadian Forces were among those involved in a sprint "work bee" at... Read More

Inter-Faith Spiritual Centre reorganized

The Vancouver Inter-Faith Spiritual Centre Society has reorganized itself and has decided to focus on raising about $25 million needed to build an Inter-Faith Spiritual Centre in Vancouver that would first used by... Read More

Pioneer Cemetery restored and carefully tended

Volunteers carefully scrub a restored historic grave stone A volunteer group attached to the parish of Christ the Redeemer in Surrey is making sure that the one remaining active diocesan cemetery remains part... Read More