Terry Parsons of the Episcopal Church, USA

Terry Parsons, missioner for stewardship in the Episcopal Church, USA, will be keynote speaker at a conference in April presented by the diocesan committees on Stewardship Development and Planned Giving.

Based in New York, Parsons travels all over North America with the message that it is more important to study the Bible than budgets, to pray than to beg.

Also attending will be the Right Rev. Philip Poole, the newest suffragan bishop of Toronto and Canon John Erb, the executive director of the Anglican Foundation of Canada.

The conference, themed "Nurture Your Passion for Life," will be held at St. Mary's Kerrisdale on April 22 and 23. To register contact Barbara Struthers in the diocesan office at (604) 684-6306 Ext 222; email bstruthers@ vancouver.anglican.ca. The fee is $100 ($125 after March).