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.

August 23, 2015

Parish Teaching Day  -  2 Corinthians

Join us on Saturday, September 12th as David Short teaches on 2 Corinthians to help prepare us for the fall sermon series and for studying this book in our small groups. The day will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd (189 West 11th Ave) from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm, and will include a lovely lunch. The cost is $20 ($15 for students).

These teaching days fill up early and there is limited seating! Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.

Help Needed for Summer Coffee Hour

We are looking for more volunteers to help with coffee hour. You would need to arrive at 9:30 am to set up.

If you are willing to help please email Marion Maxwell. Please consider serving in this way this summer.

We’ve Lowered the Costs  for the Fall Parish Retreat

We want to enable families to attend the Fall parish retreat together and so have lowered the costs for children and young adults. Cost for children have gone from $140 to $75 and  Young Adults from $170 to $125. Registration is open, click here.

Sunday School Volunteers Needed

Our Children’s Ministry is looking for several more volunteers at the 9:00 am, 11:00 am or 6:30pm services. For more info, please speak with Jeremy or email him. Ongoing training and mentorship provided. Join our fantastic team this fall!

Children’s Ministry Donations Needed

Sunday School is in need of gently used iPods or mp3 players to use in our Sunday morning classrooms. If you have one to donate please email Jeremy Graham or connect with Jeremy on a Sunday.

ESL Course – Fall session

The next ten-week ESL course will be starting with registration and assessment on Friday, September 18th at the church. Some previous ESL class experience would be very beneficial. If this interests you, or you know of someone who may be interested, please invite them along.

Time:          Fridays 9:30 am -11:30 am
Dates:         September 18th  - 1st class lesson September 25th
Cost:           $25 registration fee, plus the cost of a workbook
                  (approx. $45)

If you have experience in teaching ESL and would like more information of how you might be involved, please contact Jan Hobbis at the office (ext. 225) or by email

Ministry Opportunity

Did you know we have members who need rides on Sunday mornings and to other church events? We have two volunteer opportunities to help members in need of rides :

  1. coordinator of rides
  2. drivers

If you can help with either of these please emai James Wagner.

Employment Opportunity

We are looking for someone to join our Ministry Support team. The job would involve both bookkeeping and providing administrative support. You don’t need an accounting degree for this job, but prior experience with bookkeeping is important. You will definitely need to know QuickBooks, Excel and Microsoft Word. If you enjoy administration, organizing people, and are fearless in the face of technology please contact Krista Friebel, Director of Church Operations for more information about the position.

Helping Point Canada Update - Job Posting

Helping Point Canada is pleased to announce that we are seeking to hire a part-time Community Relations Manager (CRM). This role is part of Helping Point Canada’s strategy for organizational growth as it partners with rural communities in India to achieve physical, spiritual, and social change. The CRM will be the primary contact in Canada for the organization, focusing on community relations and the development of fundraising initiatives. If this position interests you, please Helping Point Canada for more information.

New Waste Management Practices at the Church

We need your help! Due to a new set of strict rules from the City of Vancouver about garbage and recycling, it is very important that you pay careful attention to depositing waste, food, and recycling into the correct disposal containers. We will need to be very diligent about separating Organics and Recyclables from regular garbage. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Evening Service - Summer Lecture Series

This Sunday at the Evening Service, Canon Dr. JI Packer will be speaking on the topic, “The Trinity Revealed”. Come along to this service, starting at 6:30 pm. Upcoming lectures include:

Aug 30 -  Dr. Olav Slaymaker - What does Christianity have to do with the landscape?
Sept 6 - Dr. Will Johnston - Assisted suicide and the illusion of autonomy