Our community section encompases groups and events that are closely associated with St. Philip’s and life in this parish. These groups are also a great place to meet new friends or strengthen existing friendships. All of which helps to strengthen the community.

Upcoming Events

All Parish Open Gym

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Multiple Dates

Christmas Fair

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Reading of 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens

Sunday, December 23, 2018


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A History of our Christmas Cake

Peggy Etchell got us started with Christmas cakes in 1994. I was convening the Christmas Fair in 1994 when Peggy came to me with the idea and it grew from there. We gathered in my kitchen to divide the ingredients... Read More


Christmas Fair Poem, a call to action

Cozy up around the fire to listen to this years Christmas Fair poem, a delightful prelude to the Christmas Fair at St. Philip's on December 1st. To listen, click on the audio file below.   Sound effects obtained... Read More


Refugee Family has arrived in Vancouver!

It was a day of great joy when on Thursday, September 13th, Lama and her family arrived in Vancouver! They were greeted by family and parishioners of St. Philip's at the airport, before heading to their new home. ... Read More


Skills, Gifts and Vision Questionnaire

Dear friends,As part of my ongoing quest to get to know you more and find out what your visionfor the parish might be going forward, I would ask you to take some time to fill inthis questionnaire… The purpose of... Read More

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The story so far... and a vision for St Philips?

To listen, select an audio file listed below. Read More


Donald Hooper Lamb

February 13, 1935 - July 18, 2018 Don was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and died suddenly in Vancouver, B.C. Predeceased by his parents Roger and Dorothy Lamb, and his older brother Roger. Survived by his partner... Read More

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Rector gets carried away!

St Philip's is a wonderful parish! I am so enjoying getting to know the awesome people who live and work in our community. Take these lovely people for example...When I saw Trans4mation Health and Wellness just... Read More

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St Philip's Champions of Dunbar Village!

Dunbar life Magazine gave St Philip's a fantastic write up in this months edition, check it our here.  The article starts on page 26. Read More


Two Parishioners Nominated for ODNW

Congratulation to Mary Lymburner and to Charlotte French who have both been nominated to become members of the Order of the Diocese of New Westminster. The order is to honour and give special recognition to lay... Read More