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Snapshots of faith: South Surrey and White Rock

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a four page feature. The October issue features South Surrey / White Rock. In the 1950s, White Rock residents began to feel isolated from the then–District of Surrey,… Read more →

Recovering a theology of community

Forming any sort of abiding face to face community is becoming rarer in our culture. Robert Putnam’s classic study Bowling Alone charts the accelerating demise of participation in community groups and associations from the years 1960 – 2000.[1] There are multiple factors… Read more →

Snapshots of faith in Surrey

Peter Biggs of The Light Magazine is researching one Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley municipality each month, and producing a four page feature. The September issue features Surrey. The Semiahmoo, Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations People have lived in the region for thousands… Read more →