People in the News

New Regional Deans appointed by Bishop Michael Ingham and commissioned at Diocesan Synod are the Rev. Stephen Rowe of Epiphany Church, Surrey, regional dean for South Fraser; the Rev. Mark Lemon of St Hilda,... Read More


Archdeacon Bill Stephens, 1934-2004

Archdeacon Bill Stephens The Venerable William Robert (Bill) Stephens, 70, died peacefully in palliative care at Vancouver General Hospital on May 5th. Bill had lived with cancer for many years. A humble man... Read More

All Saints fills `porridge pot'

Retired Archbishop Douglas Hambidge was off to Africa last month with contributions of nearly $1,000 from the parish in which he is a member, All Saints, Ladner. With little advance notice, the people of the parish... Read More

TOPIC wins editors' awards

TOPIC received four awards in the competition organized by the Anglican Editors Association this spring. About 25 Anglican diocesan newspapers are eligible to submit entries. Prizes were received for the layout on... Read More


The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada last month, attempting to maintain Anglican unity, tried compromise. Unfortunately, synod was rebuffed. Synod agreed at this time not to affirm that dioceses have... Read More


I'm delighted our Wardens took immediate action to involve St. Martin's in the Energy Analysis and Audit project. In one move this is both a practical commitment to our stewardship of creation and the seizing of an... Read More