Diocesan Communications Officer

Catherine Pate, the diocesan communications officer, will be with us on Saturday and Sunday February 10/11. Our hope is that she will help us strategize how to communicate our ministry to the Galiano community.

Diocesan Women’s Retreat

Register for the annual Spring Retreat, April 6-8, 2018. The theme is I Am, and through story, music, art, and song, we will explore the nature of God and reacquaint ourselves with who and whose we are. The weekend will be facilitated by Catherine Pate, Diocesan Communications Officer, along with The Rev. Dawna Wall, Chaplain. The retreat will be hosted by Camp Pringle at Shawnigan Lake. Shared rooms are $175 and single rooms are $210. Registration is due by March 23, 2018.

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Haro & Selkirk Regional Gathering

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:00AM – 5:00PM, St Andrew, Sidney

Regional gatherings are designed to prepare clergy, wardens, synod delegates and all engaged members of the diocese for an upcoming Synod. As we live out our vision we will spend time together considering what God is calling us to do and be leading up to and after Synod 2018. Facilitated by Bishop Logan McMenamie and Rev Canon Dr Blair Haggart, regional dean.

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Safe Church Level 1 Training

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:00AM – 12:00PM, St Michael & All Angels, Royal Oak

This is for those who missed the Safe Workshop at St Margaret’s in October and for clergy, parish council members, wardens, choir director, envelope secretary, children and youth workers, pastoral visitors, treasurer and all others who handle money, volunteer staff including admin, grounds and janitorial .

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St Margaret’s at Sorrento

John Bell is giving a workshop at Sorrento from July 15 to 21, 2018. There are a number of John Bell hymns in our hymn book and several of which we sing regularly. If John Bell doesn’t interest you there are several other workshops going on at the same time. Let’s all go together! Have a look –