The Church of St Margaret of Scotland is a small, inclusive, and welcoming Christian Community Church, holding a Weekly Service at 10:30am every Sunday. Our services are predominantly in the Anglican tradition, although we include a number of prayer pieces from the Ecumenical peace and justice community in Iona Scotland. as well as other faiths and traditions.
St Margaret’s parish on Galiano Island is twinned with St. Mary Magdalene on Mayne Island. The
Reverend Blair Haggart is rector of the combined parishes.
Reverend Thomi Glover is the associate priest and presides over the congregation of St Margaret of Scotland, here on Galiano.
Both churches are situated in the Haro Region of the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia; an area of Islands and Inlets, which includes parishes across Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands of the Salish Sea (Strait of Georgia), Broughton Archipelago and Kingcome Inlet. All traditional, unceded territories of the Coast Salish, Nuu-chah-nulth, and Kwakwaka’wakw First Peoples.
St Margaret of Scotland church, as part of the British Columbia Diocese of Islands and Inlets, Haro District, acknowledges that for thousands of years the Coast Salish, Nuu-chah-nulth, and Kwakwaka’wakw peoples peoples have walked gently on the unceded territories where we now live, work, worship, and play. We seek a new relationship with the first peoples here, one based in honour and respect, and we thank them for their hospitality, and are grateful to be here.