New Service Time August 6th, 2017

On August 6th, 2017, St. Matthew is moving its regular worship hour to 11 a.m.  This is as a result of consultations with St. Thomas Anglican parish in Chilliwack.  Fr. Allen is now serving St. Thomas and St.... Read More


Lenten Study: Extraordinary Conversations with Jesus

Tonight we begin our joint Lenten Study with Peace Lutheran Church at 7 pm. The Schedule is below.  Each one hour study is followed by evening prayer, a lovely sung setting called Holden Evening Prayer.  The focus... Read More

Bp. Melissa's response to the Quebec mosque attack Please cut and paste this link into your browser to read her letter.  Our hearts, prayers are with our fellow Canadians who are suffering at this time.  Our Bishop has some wise words for us... Read More


Spaghetti Dinner

What a wonderful time had by all on Friday's Pasta Night Dinner!   The food was fabulous, the ambience was "magnifico", and laughter filled the hall.   Thank you to everyone that helped to make the event such a... Read More


Coffee House Conversation, Part IV: God's Actions in the World

What does it mean for how we conceive of God when we say, "this is the way God acts in world" or "this is the type of relationship God has with the world," whatever that happens to be?  What might it mean for our... Read More


A New ODNW Member at St. Matthew!

On a rainy Saturday morning at the Vincent Massey Theatre in New Westminster, approximately a 1000 people gathered to install the newest members of the Order of New Westminster, an award given to deserving lay... Read More

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First Autumn Coffee House

Last night St. Matthew hosted a group of Peace Lutheran and Saint Matthew parishioners as they engaged in a facilitated discussion of "Genesis and Science".  The coffee was decaf and the cookies were good as we... Read More

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Canada Prays

Visit the website: Canada Prays: Prayers of the people. Helping all God's people pray together.  The Anglican Fellowship of Prayer invites parishioners, and all people, across Canada to learn about writing and... Read More

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Online giving added to website

You now can give to our church online.  The "donate" buttons allow online donations via credit card ("Give Now").  You can also investigate pre-authorized donations from your chequing account, volunteer your time or... Read More

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Saint Francis Sunday Animal Blessing

Cat and rabbit and small dogs and big dog. I liked the big candle lit for those animal companions we remember. Read More