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Organ Recital: God Our Refuge and Guide,

Susan Ohannesian – organistMusic by Bach, Haydn and HowellsWednesday, November 11th, 11:30am to 12:30pm St. Mary’s Kerrisdale Organ Recital: God Our Refuge and Guide, a fundraiser for Syrian Migrants through the... Read More

PWRDF Ride for Refuge 2016

It’s that time of the year again and Team PWRDF Vancouver is back riding on Saturday October 1 in the Ride for Refuge ! This year funds raised will go to provide bicycles to community health workers associated with... Read More

Milleraires Concert for PWRDF

St.Catherines is hosting a PWRDF benefit concert by the Milleraires Big Band for Solar Suitcases $15 - $10 Seniors and Students This is the third benefit concert the Milleraires have done for PWRDF. Anthony... Read More

PWRDF Sponsors "All Saints" - The Movie

PWRDF is proud to be supporting the release of a new Hollywood film called All Saints, released by Sony Pictures and starring John Corbett (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Northern Exposure).   The film is based on a... Read More

Ride for Refuge 2017

JOIN US, GET INVOLVED, OFFER YOUR SUPPORT !!! The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is again participating in Ride for Refuge. Team PWRDF Vancouver will be riding 10, 25, and 50 km routes and... Read More

UPDATE PWRDF Focus During Lent

The PWRDF Unit in our diocese is continuing to focus on the two areas they began on the Reign of Christ in 2015. These are:1) the development work with water projects in Tanzania and East Africa and2) food security... Read More

A Rustic Greenhouse for Cuban Parish

“Imagine being able to grow fresh food and vegetables year round rather than just for 4 months !”…so say the parishioners of St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church in Itabo, Cuba “You can be part of our exciting... Read More

PWRDF Ride for Refuge - 2016

It’s that time of the year again and Team PWRDF Vancouver is back riding on Saturday October 1 in the Ride for Refuge ! This year funds raised will go to provide bicycles to community health workers associated with... Read More

Ride for Refuge - 2016

Many thanks to Jane Dittrich, Peter Goodwin and Janet Coghlan for sending in photos (and information)from October 1, 2016 Ride for Refuge event. This year funds will go to provide bicycles to community health... Read More

PWRDF - Reign of Christ Sunday Fundraising

The PWRDF Unit of our diocese is distributing material to parishes to encourage recognition of the PWRDF on Reign of Christ Sunday initiative. This includes both liturgical and program material. PWRDF will be... Read More

St. John's, Shaughnessy Member Attends PWRDF Youth Council

Congratulations to Sarah Stephens of St. John's, Shaughnessy who was elected to the PWRDF's Youth Council which is meeting this weekend November 3-6 in Toronto. The Youth Council meets several times a year to... Read More

PWRDF - Board of Directors Nominations

Here is the text of the March 1 letter from Lillian Newberry, chair of the PWRDF Nomination Committee. The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund seeks your help in nominating several members for its Board of... Read More

PWRDF East Africa Appeal

Diocesan PWRDF Unit chair, Peter Goodwin has received word from PWRDF headquarters in Toronto that there has been a slow response to the Emergency Response to East Africa appeal. Members of our diocesan unit are... Read More

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

PWRDF Executive Director Visits 1410 Nanton Avenue

Monday, October 23, 2017 was a fairly quiet day at the offices of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster. Bishop Skelton was travelling to the House of Bishops and Executive Archdeacon, the Venerable Douglas... Read More

PWRDF World of Gifts Guide and Bulletin Inserts

The Diocese of New Westminster's PWRDF Unit commends the Christmas World of Gifts (PWRDF section) to your parish for the Reign of Christ, November 26, 2017. We are asking that parish clergy and parish PWRDF... Read More