Tag: Bishop

Homily – Rev. Gil Shoesmith 12/08/13

Please pray with me: Heavenly Father, PLEASE, send your Holy Spirit upon all those gathered here today and demonstrate to us that You, God, are working in our midst and we pray that you would open our hearts and our minds to the concept that the Kingdom of Heaven IS at hand. In the Name of Jesus, AMEN.

Good Sermon!

The Bishop visited the small country Church for the very first time. It was an occasion for his number one most powerful Sermon. The congregation listened with rapt attention.

Unleashing the Counter-Reformation

The pope makes it easier for Anglicans to convert to Catholicism en masse—but creates a rod for his own back SINCE the Church of England voted 17 years ago to admit women to the priesthood, disenchanted individual members of the…

Anglican diocese in ‘crisis’

The global economic crisis hit car manufactures, slammed the housing market and now, not even God can escape its economic wrath. The Anglican Diocese of B.C. is in “crisis” and planning “drastic action,” to make up for dwindling revenues, declining…

St Stephen’s Special Event for September

The Bishop’s Gospel Choir is 40 member, mixed voice, choir (with children) drawn from Anglican congregations across the Greater Victoria area.

St Mary’s Flower Festival and Tea

St Mary’s Flower Festival and Tea Sat. August 15 and 16 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm In celebration of 150th anniversary of the Diocese of British Columbia, and to celebrate our Patronal Festival Day of Saint Mary. All churches…

Bishop’s Gospel Choir

The Bishop’s Gospel Choir of British Columbia at St Stephen’s Anglican Church. Sunday, Sunday September 20th, 2009 at 4:00 pm In the Church The Bishop’s Gospel Choir of British Columbia is an exciting new diocesan outreach. We are a 40…

Vision 2019

Anglicans encouraged to envision their future this Sunday.

This Sunday, June 7, is one of two Sundays this year suggested by the Anglican Church of Canada’s Vision 2019 committee as days for Anglicans across the country to ask themselves, “Where is your church now, and where do you think the Anglican Church of Canada should be in 2019?”

After Death, Resurrection

DIOCESAN POST, MAY 2009 The churches in our diocese will have to die in order to live. Dying doesn’t necessarily mean going out of business, but it does mean dying to our long-established way of doing church, to our obsessive…

One moment, one question, one aim

Half a Million People To Be Invited ‘Back to Church’ Churchgoers across the Church of England are set personally to invite up to half a million people to services on Back to Church Sunday, 27 September 2009, making the event…