Links to Listening

Friday, September 30, 2022, was Canada’s second Truth & Reconciliation Day. For many, it was a holiday. For most, it was a day of listening and reflecting. There is so much work to be done to get to Reconciliation. So we thought we would start with providing information, to read, to watch, but mostly, to… Continue reading Links to Listening

Celebrating with a Queen’s Tea!

On Saturday, June 11, 2022, St. Philip’s Milford held an afternoon tea, in celebration of HM The Queen’s Jubilee year. We couldn’t let something as important as 70 years as our Queen go without a bit of a splash! In true Royal fashion we had plenty of Victoria Sponge to eat and tea was served… Continue reading Celebrating with a Queen’s Tea!

Celebration of New Ministry

On Sunday, May 15, the parishioners of St. Philip’s held a celebration of new ministry, with our new minister, Canon Nancy Beale. Canon Nancy has been with St. Philip’s, in shared ministry with St. Andrew’s in Wellington, since October 2021. We knew this was a good match as soon as we started worshipping with Canon… Continue reading Celebration of New Ministry

We start with the truth

Nancy Dyson and children from St. Michael's Residential School watching preparations for the potlatch, Alert Bay, B.C., 1970. Photo: Dan Rubenstein

Sometimes it is hard to hear the truth, but for us to ever consider reconciliation, it is where we have to start. The Anglican Journal’s Matt Jordan interviewed a couple who came to work at the St. Michael’s Residential School in Alert Bay, B.C., in 1970. A powerful quote from the interview speaks to us… Continue reading We start with the truth