Let the Light of Christ Shine In All We Do

The Celebration of a New Diaconal Ministry for the Reverend Juanita Clark and the Parish of St. John the Evangelist, North Vancouver. A new diaconal ministry was celebrated with a Eucharist for the Feast of St.... Read More


Responding to God's Call

The fourth annual diocesan Vocations Day was held in the Trendell Lounge, the space shared by the Synod Office and St. John’s Shaughnessy on Saturday, October 20, 2018 10am-3pm. The title for the event which is... Read More


Sharing Stories

As of this writing, during the week of October 22 there have been two sessions of the “Sharing our Stories” series offered on Thursday nights at 7:30pm at the Synod Office.  Three Aboriginal speakers have told very... Read More


The First Ever - Queerest and Dearest Camp

This past August, 37 people aged 2 to 59 gathered at Camp Artaban for five days for the first ever Queerest and Dearest Camp. Queerest and Dearest is an intergenerational Christian camp for LGBTQIA2S+ people and... Read More

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Clergy News Around the Diocese - October 2018

The Reverend James Duckett, currently Interim Priest-in-Charge, St. Paul's has been appointed as the next Rector of St Timothy, Brentwood as of December 1. The Archbishop will celebrate his Induction on Monday,... Read More


Remembering St. Mark's

On Sunday, October 14, from 3-5pm, former parishioners, clergy and friends gathered for a non-Eucharistic liturgy in the building that formerly housed the Parish of St. Mark’s, Kitsilano. Event organizer, Pam... Read More


To Be Instruments of God's Love to All People

The Induction of the Reverend Andrew Halladay by Archbishop Melissa Skelton as Vicar of St. Andrew’s, Langley During the evening of October 10, 2018, the Feast Day of St. Paulinus of York, the Reverend Andrew... Read More


Canon 2 and 3 Revisions - Motion Carried at Special Synod

At approximately 10:15am on Saturday, October 13, 2018, Chancellor of the Diocese of New Westminster, George Cadman, QC, ODNW received certification from the Lay and Clerical Secretaries of Synod that a quorum was... Read More


Stan Horton, ODNW - R.I.P.

The Reverend Pat Ratcliffe, deacon of St. Catherine's of Alexandria contacted the Synod Office with the sad news of the death of Stan Horton, ODNW. Stan died peacefully at 3am, October 16. His wife of 70 years,... Read More


UPDATE Coverage of Pet Blessing at All Saints', Burnaby

Many thanks to Reverend Justin Cheng of All Saints', Burnaby for sending in this photo of their October 6 Pet Blessing. Here is a link to photos of the 2017 Pet Blessing at All Saints', Burnaby on the Burnaby Now... Read More