St. Mary the Virgin, Sapperton

Ministering to the people of New Westminster for over 150 years

St. Mary the Virgin, Sapperton

St. Mary the Virgin, Sapperton has been ministering to the people of New Westminster and surrounding communities for over 150 years. We provide spiritual development in a welcoming, friendly environment. There is room to grow here and wonderful opportunities for you and your family.

We are a nurturing, supportive faith based community that encourages the involvement of everyone. Our church family comes from all walks of life. We are a multicultural congregation with diverse backgrounds and experiences, of all ages, singles and families alike. There is a place for you at St. Mary's.

We are proud of our heritage and also proud to be a vibrant, growing Christian community. Following the Anglican practice of combining scripture, tradition, and reason, St. Mary's is rich in ceremony and custom, yet we take a modern, thoughtful approach to religion, encouraging discernment and questions while following the teachings of Jesus in our search for the Divine.

At St. Mary's, we recognize that each individual's spiritual journey is a deeply personal one and all who enter our doors are invited to participate at their own comfort level in an atmosphere of acceptance and friendship. Whether you are a life-long Anglican, new to the church, or just wondering what role faith might play in your life, please know that you are most welcome here.

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New! Evening Prayer at St. Mary's Sapperton

We've added a new service! As of December 2017, Evening Prayer takes place every Sunday at 5:30 pm at St. Mary's. Please join us for this reflective service giving thanks for the day. We hope to see you there. Read More


Brotherhood of St Andrew - Karaoke Night

The Brotherhood of St. Andrew (BSA), St. Mary the Virgin, Sapperton Chapter sponsored a Karaoke night August 12, 2017. The evening began with prayer, followed by the introductory singing of a country tune by Mr.... Read More