St. Augustine's Anglican Church






Welcome to the parish of St. Augustine's Marpole!

Worship Sundays at 10am, with COVID protocols in place.

We are a community of open minds, open hearts, and open arms. Come as you are and be fully who you are. You are welcome here!

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Click here to link to our streamed and recorded services: Services

Click here to volunteer with one of our community services: Volunteer Application

We acknowledge and give thanks for the privilege of working and worshipping on the ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam People.

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Worship Services

Sundays at 10am, with limited capacity & COVID protocols. Online services will continue - both live-streamed and recorded & we encourage those not yet fully vaccinated to worship with us online.

Ministries

Click on the link above for more information about our Sandwiches-to-go, the Marpole Food Hub and Mobile Medical Clinic, as well as our other important ministries.

Latest News and Events

The Return of Coffee Hour!

October 3 in the church hall

Great news - in-person coffee hour and fellowship will begin again on October 3rd! Join us after church in the hall. Wear your mask (except to eat or drink) - COVID protocols will be in place to ensure that our time together is both fun and safe.

Part-time Employment Opportunity

We are looking for a part-time office administrator to work 8 hours over 2 days on site.

For more information about this position please contact Rev. Katherine Hough:

Email: staugustine_vicar@shaw.ca

Church Office: 604-263-9212

Drum for the Children Sept 30 2:15

On this very first Canadian National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc is calling upon people around the world to gather –safely– to drum and sing for the missing children of Indian Residential Schools.

It’s time to honour the children, and the unrelenting spirit of these Ancestors.Help us shine a light on truth – the pursuit of justice and peace – and healing for all affected by these beloved missing children. Join us at the church; bring a drum if you have one.


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Helping Butterflies, Bees & the Environment

St. A's garden is very happy to be part of the Butterflyway Project, an initiative of the David Suzuki Foundation. We plant native and other plants that attract and help sustain our local butterfly and bee populations. Click on the link below for more information from Rev. Katherine's recent workshop:


Blessing of the Animals Service

October 3 @ 2pm

Come celebrate the Feast of St. Francis and bring your special companion animal(s) for a blessing at this special, joy-filled service. Everyone - 2 footed, 4 footed, with fins or wings - is welcome to join us at the church on Sunday, Oct 3 at 2:00.

Wondering Where to Find a Book Box?

Book boxes - or little libraries - have popped up all over Vancouver during the past few years, offering the opportunity for all of us to share the gift of reading. Local artist, Kobie Gingras-Fox has created these booklets as a guide to where we can find book boxes throughout the city. Have a look:

www.Kobiegingrasfox.com

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Dinners-to-go, Marpole Community Food Hub, Mobile Medical Clinic

Bagged sandwich dinners-to-go (hot meals when COVID permits) are available free of charge at St. A's every Thursday from 6-7pm; the Mobile Medical Clinic will be onsite every second Thursday. The Marpole Community Food Hub distributes groceries from St. As on Thursdays from 10-12. Watch our video to learn more!


Needed: Used, unlocked cell phones

The Westside Anglican Ministries Group are collecting and distributing used, unlocked cell phones in good condition to our neighbours who are homeless. If you're not sure if your phone is unlocked, call your service provider. Phones can be dropped off at the church during office hours on Thursday mornings.

Our Garden Retreat - All Welcome

Everyone is warmly invited to spend some time in our garden retreat. Enjoy the shade, the birds and the butterflies. Take a book from our Little Library. We are happy to be part of the Butterfly Ranger Program through the David Suzuki Foundation, supporting our local wildlife population. Much gratitude to our dedicated and talented gardeners!