Dear People of the Diocese of New Westminster, Greetings to you all. As many of you know, given my unexpected hospital stay, I was only able to participate in General Synod through watching the livestream. Even at that distance, the experience with all its decisions and statements was full of many different, powerful emotions: amazement, […]

As many of you know, I’m privileged to have returned recently from an Alaskan cruise.  We were able to marvel at the wonders of the deep, and the majesty of the creation:  land and seascape, marine, animal and bird wildlife.  It was a truly awesome experience. The second Sunday in July is often observed as […]

Greetings friends, thank you for inquiries about the food drive collection to benefit the Greater Vancouver Food Bank and the boxes. You will find them in the baptistery and a box in the Narthex for individual donations this Sunday. The coming week will be a busy one for our diocese as the General Synod approaches […]

Do you remember back in January a group of us from the Thursday night Bible Study went and spent the evening volunteering at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank instead of at the church? While there, we learned that the summer is the toughest time of year for the food bank as they receive fewer donations. […]

It was windy but warm and sunny at 1410 Nanton for the Aboriginal Day Feast and Celebration held on the green space between the Trendell Lounge, (the facility shared by the Synod Office and St. John’s, Shaughnessy) and the Church. Last year on July 25 the first such event was held and it was decided […]