Archdeacon John Struthers of St. David’s, Delta, has decided to retire July 1 from his job as corporate secretary of Finning International after 35 years of service to his company. He will have more time for his job as director of deacons for the diocese, and his duties as a deacon at St. David’s Delta. Struthers has also been appointed chair of the diocesan Human Resources Implementation Task Force which has been formed to follow up the work done by the recently disbanded task force led by the Rev. Linda St. Clair.

Joining the Cathedral Chapter is former TOPIC editor Lyndon Grove of St. Margaret of Scotland. The Chapter is the body that helps coordinate diocesan event and other activities with Christ Church Cathedral.

The Induction of the Rev. Keith Gilbert as Rector of St. Agnes, North Vancouver,took place last month.  Preacher was the Rev. Martin Brokenleg of Vancouver School of Theology and St. James’. His appointment by Bishop Michael Ingham became effective March 1.

A special reward that John Milroy gets for 40 years of service as the treasurer at St. Mary's Kerrisdale is a "Chris Bear" made by Christine Mitchell. Milroy isn't quite retiring - he has told the annual meeting of St. Mary’s that he had agreed to serve as treasurer of the Provincial Synod. (Glen Mitchell photo)