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December 2017 Topic

Please click this link to download a high resolution print quality copy of the December 2017 issue of Topic. A lower resolution web-sized version is attached below as is the Topic Guidelines and Deadlines for 2018... Read More


Sailboat Rigging Will Secure Sechelt Church Building

Remediation of St. Hilda’s By-the-Sea, Sechelt Following some renovation work done to the exterior of the north facing wall last summer it was discovered that the main walls of the church building that houses the... Read More


Prayer Beyond Words

2018 Spiritual Retreat WeekendPro Mundi Vita: Prayer Beyond Words  February 23-25 Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat CentreMaple Ridge, BC Anglicans are shaped by words. Our prayers and liturgies form us theologically... Read More


Fall Happenings at St. Stephen's, WV

The fall of 2017 which is quickly going by was a busy season for the members of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, West Vancouver. The highlight was the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the “new “... Read More


First "in-house" Interim Ministry Training Session

The first ever “in-house” Interim Ministry Training session took place in the Trendell Lounge, the meeting space shared by the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster and St. John’s, Shaughnessy on Thursday,... Read More


My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord

The Reverend Scott Gould, rector of St. Helen’s, West Point Grey holds a Bachelor of Music from UBC.  During his time at UBC he studied guitar, voice and composition.  As a youngster he was a chorister at Christ... Read More

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St. James' Music Series - 2017-2018

Some time ago St. James’ parishioners were asked two basic questions: 1.      What brought you to St James’ 2.       Why do you stay? A recurrent theme in their answers was -  music: ‘The music, the beautiful... Read More


Youth Fundraising Concert Raises $2,500

Twenty-one youth members of the St Michael’s Multicultural (SMM) faith community participated in a concert on the evening of Saturday November 18. The following morning at the 10am Celebration of the Eucharist the... Read More

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Clergy and Staff News Around the Diocese

Caitlin Reilley Beck, Diocesan Missioner for Children, Youth and Families, has resigned her position effective December 31, 2017. Caitlin began her position with the Diocese on December 1, 2014. She will continue to... Read More


Op-Ed in November 19 Vancouver Sun

Vicki Potter, operations coordinator with the Westside Anglicans Neighbourhood Ministry and Deacon for a number of Vancouver Archdeaconry parishes, the Reverend Dr. Pitman B. Potter had an op-ed piece published in... Read More