Anna Greenwood-Lee


  • Anna Greenwood-Lee is the 14th bishop of the Diocese of British Columbia and the first woman to hold that position.


Where God might be calling us next

About a month ago, all the clergy of the diocese gathered (on Zoom, of course) and, together, we pondered the question of where God might

Looking injustice in the eye

Recently I found myself talking with members of the Parish of Pender and Saturna Islands and one of them reflected that COVID-19 has brought out

A place of love and safety

During the month of January, the lectionary worked its way through some of Paul’s first letters to the church in Corinth. We heard Paul remind

Humility and hope

“Liminality: A quality of ambiguity and disorientation that occurs in transitory situations and spaces, when a person or group of people is betwixt and between

Watching for the light

In 1944 on the first Sunday in Advent, Alfred Delp, a Jesuit priest incarcerated in a Nazi prison on charges of high treason against the Third Reich, offered the

What is postcolonialism?

At a recent meeting of the Canadian House of Bishops, we were discussing the possibility of asking General Synod 2022 to pass an aspirational statement

Discernment and deacons

On Sunday, September 12 Stephanie Wood, John Thatamanil, Colleen Lissamer and Marion Edmondson were ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons.  Prior to the recent

Our chief obstacle is what we have become

There is an old joke, “How many Anglicans does it take to change a lightbulb?” “Change!? My grandmother donated that lightbulb!” This joke illustrates the

Let’s walk together gently into our future

This summer, I am inviting the entire diocese, lay and clergy, to read Challenging Racist “British Columbia”: 150 Years and Counting. The book was co-produced

Uncharted territory

As a church in the 2020s, one of the things we need to realize is that we are living in changing times and uncharted territory.

Hallelujah, Anyhow

Just over one year ago, on March 13, 2020, Bishop Barbara Harris died in hospice, and the Anglican Communion lost one of our great leaders

Lent: time for renewal

Lent comes from the French lentement, which means slowly. In Lent 2020, when COVID-19 was still new, I saw a social media post about how, “this is the Lentiest Lent I’ve ever Lented.” Little did

Welcoming a Stranger

Remember to be kind To those who work for you, Endeavor to remain aware Of the quiet world That lives behind each face. Be fair