Church address:
5350 Baillie Street
Vancouver, BC
(on 37th Ave between Cambie and Oak)

Church office address:
2325 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J2

St John's Vancouver Anglican Church is a community of Christians dedicated to the exposition and teaching of the Word of God, to the spreading of the good news of the Gospel at home and abroad, and to the application of God's purpose in our own lives and families.

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A transition or an inflection point?
For some of us, the memories we associate with Nanton Avenue almost overwhelm us, for others, it’s not as significant. How can we ‘calibrate’ what’s happening? How should we think about leaving our church home? read more
Message from David Short
As a congregation, we are facing a time of change. After a 10 year process of participation with others around the world, seeking to repair the torn fabric of the Anglican communion, our appeal has been dismissed. As we believe it is more important to submit to the authority of God in his word than the institutional authority of a wayward Church, it means we will have to move from our current buildings. Nothing has changed in our commitments, what has changed is our structural alignment and now our physical location... read more of Canon David Short's message
There are over 50 different churches of different denominations in Vancouver and worldwide who prayed for us during our transition and continue to do so. See the list of churches

Find out where to meet

The floor plans showing various St. John's activities at the Oakridge location are now available

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Why we have moved – situation summary

In what may be the greatest upheaval in Christianity since the Reformation, foundational Christian beliefs are currently under attack within the church itself. Just as with the Reformation, the foundational issue is the blurring and compromise of the good news of Jesus Christ and the elevation of the authority of church leadership over the authority of the Bible. As a consequence, the Anglican Church worldwide is essentially dividing...
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transition FAQ
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More questions? Please feel free to contact either: David Avren, Rector’s Warden Lesley Bentley, People’s Warden

Gift registry now closed...

Thank you to everyone who visited the transition gift registry page over the past few months.  The generosity of the St John's family has enabled us to prepare our new home and to close the registry.

If you have any outstanding registry related questions, please contact Julie Lane-Gay.

Thanks again.

Farewell and Greetings book

Submissions are now closed...

Our book of favorite memories, scripture verses, poems and other thoughts will be published and available to all our church family soon. Thank you to the many who contributed!