Joy house

The House on 64th Avenue

  There’s an old cherry tree at the back of 1450 West 64th Avenue in the Marpole area of Vancouver that’s not in very good shape. There are only a few healthy shoots branching out high in the air. Joy Kogawa... Read More

St. James’ in Vancouver reviews 125 years of fashion

The “Ooooh”s and “Ahhhhhh”s characteristic of modern fashion shows were far from absent on a Saturday evening in January, at the “125 Years of Fashion” evening hosted by St. James in celebration of their 125th... Read More

Parishioners help children read

Four years ago, Gwynne Thompson, a teacher at Lord Selkirk Annex in Vancouver, was desperate to find a way to improve the reading skills of her students. Listening intently to Nevin Li at Selkirk Annex in... Read More

Multi-faith issues theme of conference

Conversion comes from God and not from humans, Bishop Michael Ingham told a diocesan conference on multi-faith issues last month. He said that the bishops of the Anglican Communion at their last Lambeth Conference... Read More

VST installs Wendy Fletcher as principal

Dr. Wendy Fletcher, new principal of the Vancouver School of Theology The Rev. Dr. Wendy Fletcher, a professor of church history, was installed as the ecumenical school’s sixth principal. She is the first... Read More

[email protected] conference Feb. 18 to probe everyday ministry

Most local Anglicans spend much of their lives in everyday jobs that many of them would not really class as “Christian” at all, never mind as opportunities to serve God. But that is a great pity, says Rev. John... Read More

Editorial: A last message: widen...

The afternoon of the day last August that Brother Roger of Taizé was murdered by a distraught person, he was working on an address he intended to give in Milan at year’s end. Brother Alois, his successor, delivered... Read More

Dialogue can turn fear into tolerance and respect

The Rev. Neil Fernyhough History was made at Temple Sholom on November 21st, when ambassadors Nabil Barto of Jordan and Alan Baker of Israel joined moderator Stephen Owen for a discussion about violence and... Read More

Bishop: No simple reason for fewer Anglicans

While the Anglican Church needs to be concerned about declining membership, the response has to be careful and well thought out, Bishop Michael Ingham told Diocesan Council in December. He was reporting to the 40... Read More

Council names new giving program

The program of voluntary giving for the Diocese of New Westminster last month was named “Going the Extra Mile” by Diocesan Council. The program replaces Stewards in Action (SIA), which was formally terminated by... Read More