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UPDATE - Bishop's Fund for Refugee Resettlement

In December of 2015, as the larger culture’s awareness of issues around Refugees grew, and the call to action and the need to be doing something grew in people’s hearts, Bishop Melissa Skelton announced the creation... Read More

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Pastor Tim Dutcher Walls in the Delta Optiminst

The Reverend Tim Dutcher Walls newly appointed priest-in-charge at St. David's, Delta in beautiful Tsawwassen submitted a piece and a photo to the Delta Optimist newspaper and they published it. The following text... Read More

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Canada 150 BBQ at HTV

On Sunday July 9, Holy Trinity, Vancouver welcomed family, friends and neighbours to a free ‘smokies’ BBQ in celebration of Canada’s 150 years of Confederation.  The BBQ was held in the garden of Chalmers Lodge next... Read More

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UPDATED - Clergy News Around the Diocese for mid-July 2017

Bishop Skelton has appointed the following clergy as Assistant Curates: The Reverend Ross Bliss -- Christ Church Cathedral The Reverend Hyok Kim -- St Anselm The Reverend Sharon Smith  -- St Agnes The Reverend... Read More

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PWRDF emergency fund for BC Wildfires

PWRDF has annouced that it is accepting donations to its emergency fund which will be used to support needs in individuals and communities in British Columbia impacted by current wildfires in the province. While... Read More

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UPDATE: PWRDF Famine Relief Matching Funds

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to report it has received $379,000 in donations toward famine relief. These funds will be matched 1:1 in the federal government’s Famine Relief Fund, which... Read More

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EFM Grad Coverage and Promo for 2017

“for me, God does not choose the equipped, God equips the chosen.”   These words were spoken by Deacon Karen Saunders during the homily at the 2017 Education for Ministry (EFM) Graduation, held this year on June... Read More

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Christ Church, Hope - Site Upgrade!

The week of July 2, 2017, Christ Church, Hope (Anglican Parish and Historic Site) garnered some very good “ink” in the local paper, The Hope Standard.  Reporter Jessica Peters told the story of the imminent paving... Read More

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Diocese of New Westminster Presence at Pista ng Bayan

Many thanks to those who took the time to staff the Diocese of New Westminster Info Booth at the Pista ng Bayan: Festival of Festivals celebrating Philippine Independence at Memorial Park in South Vancouver, Sunday,... Read More

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UPDATE - St. Augustine's Garage Fire

Early in the morning of June 18, 2017, a single car parked in the street level ground floor garage of St. Augustine’s Anglican Church on Hudson Street located in the south Vancouver neighbourhood of Marpole burst... Read More