Group of Seven

On Sunday February 15th 2015 Bishop Melissa Skelton presided over a Service of Conformation of six members of the parish and Reception into the Anglican Communion of one other parishoner at the Stephen The Martyr Anglican Church in Burnaby

Following the service a pot lunch luncheon of foods that celebrated the cultural diversity of the Church.

The Bishop and Sherry at the conclusion of the first hymn.

The Bishop and Sherry at the conclusion of the first hymn.

 

Prayer over the gifts

Prayer over the gifts

Children's time with Bishop Skelton

Children’s time with Bishop Skelton

Reverend Hamblin reads the Gospel; Mark 9:2-9 - the Transfiguration

Reverend Hamblin reads the Gospel; Mark 9:2-9 – the Transfiguration

Bishop Skelton preaching on the Transfiguration

Bishop Skelton preaching on the Transfiguration

The church choir sings His Eye is on the Sparrow

The church choir sings His Eye is on the Sparrow

Valerie Krause introduces the Confirmands and the person to be received.

Valerie Krause introduces the Confirmands and the person to be received.

Bishop Skelton confirms Lisa-Jane

Bishop Skelton confirms Lisa-Jane

Bishop Skelton confirms Evans

Bishop Skelton confirms Evans

Bishop Skelton confirms Takura-Patrick

Bishop Skelton confirms Takura-Patrick

Bishop Skelton confirms Sonya

Bishop Skelton confirms Sonya

The Bishop confirms Hassan

The Bishop confirms Hassan

The newly confirmed Hassan Takura-Patrick and Evans listen as watch as Fiachra is received

The newly confirmed Hassan Takura-Patrick and Evans listen as watch as Fiachra is received

Fiachra is received into the Anglican Communion

Fiachra is received into the Anglican Communion

Eucharistic prayer

Eucharistic prayer

The Wardens and priest in charge distribute gifts to the newly confirmed

The Wardens and priest in charge distribute gifts to the newly confirmed

The Body of Christ

The Body of Christ

The newly confirmed Takura-Patrick and Evans

The newly confirmed Takura-Patrick and Evans

The newly confirmed Sonya

The newly confirmed Sonya

The newly confirmed Hassan with his wife

The newly confirmed Hassan with his wife

Group shot at end of the service

Group shot at end of the service

About St Stephen the Martyr Anglican

St. Stephen the Martyr is an intercultural congregation, with members representing several ethnic groups, races and cultures. The congregation gathers for worship at 10 am on Sundays and church festivals, to celebrate Holy Eucharist and engage in Christian formation.
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