Holy Trinity to undergo repair work

Holy Trinity Vancouver's heritage building needs $200,000 in repairs to its dome, windows, and roof, so the parish has embarked on a four-year campaign to raise the necessary funds.

The parish received permission from Diocesan Council last month to borrow money from its

Strategic Group to hire consultant

Diocesan Council has authorized spending $50,000 to hire a consultant to lead its Strategic Working Group through a two-year program to create a strategic plan for the diocese.

The group is chaired by Dean Peter Elliott and includes the chairs of the diocese's standing committees, archdeanery representatives, the diocese's three senior staff people, and the bishop.

Its job is to provide overall direction for the diocese and was originally going to report this fall or next spring. The need for a strategic plan came up several times in meetings held by the Diocesan Task Force on Physical Resources.