The Reverend Karen Urquhart is scheduled to be inducted as rector of St Catherine of Alexandria, Port Coquitlam with St. Columba, Pitt Meadows on Tuesday, December 2nd at 7pm. The Bishop will preach and preside and the liturgical colour is white.
The Reverend Mark Greenaway-Robbins has signified to the Bishop that he wishes to resign the Parish of St James', Vancouver and she has accepted. Fr Mark, Ruth, Simeon, Anna and their animal menagerie are moving to the UK. Fr Mark's last Sunday is 11 January 2015. We wish them all well as they begin this transition.
The Reverend Ted Celiz suffered a stroke on Sunday, November 9th. It occurred whilst he was en route to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Whonnock where he serves as Sunday Supply. He is in the Royal Columbia Hospital, New Westminster and is responding well to treatment. Please keep Ted, his family, and his medical team in your prayers.
The funeral for the Reverend Canon Dr Jim McCullum will be at Christ Church Cathedral on Thursday, November 13th at 3pm. Clergy are asked to sit in the congregation rather than vest
As of the end of October 2014, the Reverend Nick Parker will provide Sunday Supply ministry to the parish of St. John the Divine, Squamish. A priest-in-charge (1/2 time) will be appointed following consultation with the Canonical Committee.
The Reverend Elizabeth Ruder Celiz, spouse of the new Vicar of St. Martin's, North Vancouver, the Reverend Fr. Robin Ruder Celiz has been hired as the Youth Ministries Coordinator for the North Vancouver Regional Ministry consisting of five Anglican and two Lutheran worshipping communities.