Tag: broadway church

Around Town: Churches supporting community, charities need a hand

Every night high-rise dwellers in Vancouver’s downtown core raise a cheer for health care and other frontline workers in the COVID-19 pandemic. The outpouring of goodwill is heartwarming, and illustrates just how widespread are the acts of kindness and the…

Around Town: Fall Festivals, ‘Any Idiot,’ World Street Experience, Consecrated …

Churches are welcoming their neighbours in a variety of ways on Halloween night. Several are opening their building for festivals, fiestas and family nights, while others are moving right out into the community. Here are the church-based events I have…

Halloween, for the sake of community

Community pastor Simon Gau is asking what could happen if church members chose to intentionally engage their neighbours during Halloween. In a short video on the Broadway Church website, he said: The last standing holiday in our culture today where…

A church for churches opens in Strathcona

After arriving in Vancouver from Hong Kong in 1976, Marion landed her first job with The Chinese Community Library Services Association in Strathcona, the city’s oldest residential neighbourhood. Then she worked for 30 years as a social worker in Chinatown…