Tag Archive for community

See you in September

My wife Margaret and I will be visiting our new granddaughter Olivia (and her parents!) in Toronto throughout August, so I will not send out any Church for Vancouver weekly updates for a month. The next update will arrive Wednesday,… Read more →

Friendship is key for refugees

The greatest form of poverty is not illness or destitution, but loneliness. (Mother Teresa) Hardly a month goes by when we don’t hear it said that Vancouver is one of the best cities in the world to live in. However,… Read more →

Engaged City

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson’s website recently announced that his Engaged City Task Force is launching some “steps to modernize civic engagement” and some new online tools to achieve that goal. Noting how ironic it is that unprecedented access to communication technologies “should… Read more →