Youth worker's situation

Brad Firth, youth pastor at St. David's in Delta, remains in a Mexican jail after his arrest July 15 while leading a parish mission trip. A young Mexican man and his family have made allegations against him. We care... Read More


Erica Grimm-Vance of St. Helen's, Vancouver, has been made a full-time professor at Trinity Western University in Langley after several years of teaching art there on a part-time basis. She's also preparing for a... Read More


The compassionate response of Canadians - and. for that matter, the whole Western world - to the tsunami disaster has been most encouraging. Millions of people have been moved by the horrific pictures of violently... Read More

Thanks to the Diocese from Chair of SIA

Serving as Chair of the Stewards in Action Ministry Committee and the 2005 SIA The Heart of the Diocese campaign is challenging me to a deepening awareness of the warmth and the generosity of the people of this... Read More

Links with Diocese of Taiwan to continue

Bishop David Lai signs partnership agreement while Bishop Michael Ingham looks on. The Dioceses of New Westminister and Taiwan have now officially  agreed to continue for another five years as partner dioceses... Read More

Lenten retreats

Lent comes early this year and maybe that's a good thing because with the tsunami disaster our hearts and our minds have been opened to compassion and to an awareness of the fragility of life - and that is a... Read More

Ministries of the Diocese of New Westminster

Archdeacon: The Ven. Barbara Clay (retired)Regional Dean: The Rev. Randolph Bruce The knitters at St. Timothy's produce baby sweaters and blankets for both Aunt Leah's and the pregnancy program at the Burnaby... Read More

In memory: Ray Murrin

The Rev. Ray Murrin, an honoury associate priest at St. Christopher's, West Vancouver, died Dec. 28 in North Vancouver after a year of illness. He was 74. He was known throughout the diocese for his warmth,... Read More

Colombo bishop asks for assistance

The Diocese of New Westminster has received word from an Anglican bishop in Sri Lanka on what the church is doing in the relief efforts and how local Anglicans can help. Diocese of Colombo Bishop Duleep De Silva... Read More

PWRDF to get matching federal funds

Donations for tsunami relief collected by the primary Canadian Anglican international aid organization, the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), will be matched by the federal government.... Read More