Featured – November 2022

Empty pews and self-emptying

In 2021, Russell Daye and Robert Fennell published Turning Ourselves Inside Out: Thriving Christian Communities. Having researched thriving mainline Christian communities in Canada, the thesis ...
Read More →

Remembering nature as the place of God

The following sermon was delivered at the diocesan We Together conference, which took place in Nanaimo on Sept. 30–Oct. 1. You can watch this sermon ...
Read More →

Under the orange roof: of raccoons and reconciliation

In 2019, St Anne & St Edmund, Parksville celebrated its 125th anniversary. On the list of projects for our anniversary was the renewal of our ...
Read More →

Finding hope in liminal times at the fall women’s retreat

The joyous noise of 32 women could be heard in the hall of St John, Duncan as they settled in to the fall women’s retreat. ...
Read More →

Addressing parishioner loneliness through gratitude

A while ago, I was talking with a senior parishioner. She’s involved in three ministries in the church, often drives others to appointments, and has ...
Read More →
Skip to content