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St. Bart's Mincemeat

Once again there was a great work party held in October to make the “St. Bart’s World Famous Mincemeat”.   This heritage mincemeat was originally prepared by Betty Brown in the 1970’s when her husband, the Reverend... Read More

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Harvest Thanksgiving at St. Christopher's, WV

Celebrating Harvest Festival in church is a relatively recent practice.  It was in 1843, that the Reverend Robert Hawker, from Cornwall, started the trend of holding a service, offering communion bread made from the... Read More

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St. Hilda's Celebrates "Back to Church"

The Parish of Sechelt’s St. Hilda’s by the Sea held a triple celebration on Sunday, September 10. Morning services were combined and held at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park under cloudy skies that kept the rain to... Read More

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Clergy News Around the Diocese October 2017

Congratulations and welcome to Lucille Dawn Vickers, the first grand-baby for Sally and the Reverend Brian Vickers. The Reverend Denise Doerksen has been 'called' by Peace Lutheran Church, Abbotsford (2029 Ware... Read More

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Pet Blessing at SMK

St. Mary’s had a blast on Sunday, Oct.1, celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and participating in their annual pet blessing. Pets and stuffies alike were blessed, and it was a joy to have them in church.... Read More

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Changes to Citizenship Requirements - IRCC

Here is information for all who are working in Refugee and Newcomer ministry and for those who visit this site looking for information regarding the Diocese of New Westminster as SAH. Immigration Refugees and... Read More

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Im Memoriam - Glen Olsen, ODNW

Glen Olsen, ODNW (The Order of the Diocese of New Westminster) died on Saturday, September 30, 2017 after suffering a heart attack earlier in the day. He was 89. Glen is the spouse of the Reverend Gladys Olsen. He... Read More

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Celebration of New Ministries @ Evensong

The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, aka Cathedral Choir has the reputation of being one of the finest church choirs in Canada. In order to continue their commitment to leading music in worship at the... Read More

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PWRDF Ride for Refuge 2017

This RIDE got underway again this year at Richmond Christian High School in Richmond. The forecast rain nicely held off until after the RIDE was complete! A warm lunch was provided to the hundreds of Ride For Refuge... Read More

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The Art and Craft of Preaching

The Art and Craft of Preaching workshop took place at the Synod Offices, 1410 Nanton Avenue, September 28, 29 and 30. This workshop was offered by the diocese of New Westminster, the Episcopal Preaching Foundation... Read More