Last Saturday’s parish council was attended by around 30 people, all of whom engaged with gusto in the exercises presented to them. We began with an exercise that expanded on the work of the past two Parish Councils and the recent Leadership Retreat, where we worked with models taught at the Diocese Congregational Development School. […]
September 1 has been declared by the major Christian Churches as World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and there is a growing observance of the period from then until St. Francis’ Day, October 4, (and perhaps in Canada to include Thanksgiving) as a Season of Creation. It is in this context that […]
The Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster is seeking to appoint a Rector for the Parish of St James, Vancouver. This is a full time position without term. St James’ vision statement reads: Discovering the beauty of holiness in our lives and neighbourhood, by living a Christ-centred sacramental life rooted in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. Located […]
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On Tuesday the news reported yet one more “absurd” (as Pope Francis might describe it) act of extremist violence, the murder at the altar of a French priest in his 80s: one more senseless horrific killing in our seemingly ever-increasingly violent world. We print below by courtesy of Guardian News and Media Ltd extracts from […]
Greetings to you all: By now many of you have heard the news that the resolution to change the marriage canon to allow same-sex couples to marry in the Anglican Church of Canada did, indeed, pass in all three houses of the General Synod (bishops, clergy and laity). As you can imagine, this reversal has […]
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Due to the continuing Covid-19 outbreak, there will be no Sung Mass in St. James’ for at least the next three Sundays. During this time the Sunday Liturgy at Home via Zoom will be offered at 10:30 am. Be sure that the Church’s prayer continues, for the DTES, our medical services, and for an end to this pandemic. For details of Sunday Worship via Zoom and other updates, please see the News section.