Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Holy Saturday Mini-retreat at St Clement's

March 26
9:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Holy Saturday:
Living Between
Death and Resurrection
A time to nurture your spiritual life
between Good Friday and Easter Sunday,
this mini-retreat will give you an opportunity for quiet
to reflect on God’s presence
in the current transitions of your life,
between endings and new beginnings.

Facilitator: The Ven. Lynne McNaughton
Wear comfortable clothing; bring a journal.
Cost for supplies $8.00, includes refreshments.

St. Clement’s, 3400 Institute Road, North Vancouver

To Register:  604-988-4418

Fundraiser to support Stephen Lewis Foundation, April 2 at St Clement's

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Youth Group Sleepover at St Clement's



Regional Youth Group

Friday Feb. 26 6:00 p.m. through Saturday Feb. 27 11:00 a.m.

at St. Clement's.

Can our faith teach us to live with more meaning?

Cost:  $25 per person, includes dinner, snacks, breakfast, activities.
Please register so we know numbers for food, dietary concerns, etc.
To register, e-mail Lynne or phone or text 604-780-1420
Leaders:  Lynne McNaughton and Pastor Carolina Glauster

Fun with friends, midnight candle-light worship, games.....

You are welcome to bring a friend.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Music Director wanted at Gloria Dei

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, North Vancouver, is seeking a music director who shares our vision of liturgical worship with enthusiastic congregational singing.  We are looking for someone who works collaboratively with the pastor, staff, and volunteer teams and is committed to incorporating the musical gifts of our church members and supporting the congregation in its ministry. Our hope is the successful candidate would begin as soon as April 2016.

The position involves 10-12 hours per week playing piano and/or organ at our weekly worship service and directing a volunteer choir. The instruments at Gloria Dei are a two manual, ten rank Koppejan pipe organ and a Kawaii grand piano. Compensation will be based on relevant training and experience.

To find out more about our church and community please visit our website or Facebook page Gloria Dei Lutheran Church  If you have questions please contact the church office at 604-988-5838.

If you are interested in the position please forward your resume with references and cover letter to 
Music Director Search Committee, 
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 
1110 Gladwin Drive, North Vancouver, BC V7R 1A2.​

Monday, 18 January 2016

Affordable Housing on the North Shore

Monday Feb. 8, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30
St. Catherine’s Church, 1058 Ridgewood Dr., North Vancouver

Members of MVA's member organizations will gather on Family Day to ask municipal politicians from North Vancouver, West Vancouver, and the District of North Vancouver to make concrete commitments to deal with the affordable housing crisis on the North Shore.

Along with the serious work of making our views known on affordable housing, this will be a family celebration. Exciting children’s activities will be provided by Red Fox (

Metro Vancouver Alliance is a group of nonpartisan, proactive, everyday citizens dedicated to making the Metro Vancouver area a better place for all to live and thrive. Our members come from faith congregations, youth groups, neighborhood houses, union locals, co-ops, academic departments and community non-profits.
We are a non-profit supported by the dues of our member organizations, individuals and foundations. We are affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation, a coalition of like-minded organizations in cities across the United States, the UK, Germany, Canada and Australia.
At Metro Vancouver Alliance, we believe that by working together we have the power to change our communities for the better. We do more than just sign petitions and protest. We take action.

Jim Berger, for
Metro Vancouver Alliance

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Program Planning Day: January 23

Regional Program Planning Day
Saturday, January 23, 2016
9 am - 3 pm
St Agnes Church
530 East 12th Street, North Vancouver

You are invited to a special program planning day to help initiate, design and implement innovative programs for our region.

The Lutheran and Anglican churches in North Vancouver are committed to working closely together. These are our proposed Vision and Mission Statements:

Vision Statement: We are Anglican and Lutheran communities of faith committed to working together in service to Christ.

Mission Statement: The purpose of collaboration between Anglican and Lutheran worshipping communities is to:
                               i.            Rejoice in God’s love and share this joy with the world;
                            ii.            Offer programs which facilitate people’s formation for ministry and mission;
                          iii.            Celebrate the uniqueness of each worshipping community and provide a breadth of worship styles across the Region;
                           iv.            Continue developing sustainable communities through collaboration, cooperation and the sharing of expertise and resources.

The Planning Day will provide an opportunity for people who are currently involved and those who would like to get more involved in our regional program planning. The following people are especially encouraged to come:

  • Current Regional Council members including alternates
  • Former Regional Council members
  • People currently involved and/or interested in Pastoral Care, Youth Ministry, Spiritual Formation, Discipleship, Educational,  Refugee Support, Parish Nurse, Eco-Justice or other programs
  • People who have ideas, energy and enthusiasm

Please RSVP to sdmuir100@gmail or call 604 987-0493 to let us know you’re coming. Please bring a bag lunch with something to share.

For more information please contact:

Jim Berger Stephen Muir Lynne McNaughton
604 822 4307 604 987-0493 (604) 988-4418