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.
Prayer over the gifts
Children’s time with Bishop Skelton
Reverend Hamblin reads the Gospel; Mark 9:2-9 – the Transfiguration
Bishop Skelton preaching on the Transfiguration
The church choir sings His Eye is on the Sparrow
Valerie Krause introduces the Confirmands and the person to be received.
Bishop Skelton confirms Lisa-Jane
Bishop Skelton confirms Evans
Bishop Skelton confirms Takura-Patrick
Bishop Skelton confirms Sonya
The Bishop confirms Hassan
The newly confirmed Hassan Takura-Patrick and Evans listen as watch as Fiachra is received
Fiachra is received into the Anglican Communion
The Wardens and priest in charge distribute gifts to the newly confirmed
The Body of Christ
The newly confirmed Takura-Patrick and Evans
The newly confirmed Sonya
The newly confirmed Hassan with his wife
Group shot at end of the service