Vancouver Island

(Diocese of British Columbia)

Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people can be sure they’ll receive a welcome in many Anglican parish churches across Canada. Here is a list of welcoming parishes in the Vancouver Island area, starting in Greater Victoria and heading roughly northward.

VictoriaSt. Matthias

600 Richmond Ave, Victoria, BC V8S 3Y7
corner of Richmond Avenue and Richardson St. (in Fairfield)
Sunday services: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Phone: 250-598-2833
email and Website

Victoria – St John the Divine
1611 Quadra Street, Victoria
on Quadra, one block north of Pandora
250 383 7169
Sunday services at: 8:00, 10:00 am
email and parish website

Victoria – St George's, Cadboro Bay
3909 St George’s Lane, Victoria
just north of Cadboro Bay Rd, one block east of Penrhyn St
250 472 2090
Sunday services at: 8:00 and 10:00 am
email and parish website

Victoria – St Michael and All Angels
4733 West Saanich Road,
Victoria, BC V8Z 3G9
We are a little country church on the edge of the city of Victoria.
Service times are Sundays at 8, 9 and 11 a.m., and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
email and website

Metchosin – St. Mary of the Incarnation
4125 Metchosin Road,
Victoria, BC V9C 3Z6
Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, the heritage church of the parish
4354 Metchosin Road ,
Victoria, BC, V9C 3Z4
The parish is located 30 minutes west of Victoria.
Services each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., usually at St Mary of the Incarnation.
250-474-4119 – church, 250-361-4652 – Priest- in-Charge

Salt Spring Island
There are three churches in the parish of Salt Spring Island. Phone the church office at All Saints (Monday-Friday 9-noon) for directions and service times.
250 537 2171
Usual (but not invariable) service times:
All Saints – 110 Park Drive, Ganges: Sunday 9:30 (BAS); Tue 10:00 (BCP laying on of hands), 4:45 Thu contemplative eucharist
St. Mark’s – North End Road, Central: Sunday 11:30 (BCP); Tue 9:00 centering prayer
email the parish.

Cobble Hill – St. John the Baptist
3295 Cobble Hill Road
Cobble Hill, B.C.
Our Parish is located in the Cowichan Valley, approximately 40 km north of Victoria
250-743-3095 fax 250-743-3097
Sunday Services at: 8:00, 9:15 and 11:00 am
On fifth Sundays of the Month services are at 8 and 10 am.
email the parish and new website.

Ladysmith — St John the Evangelist
309 Buller St, Ladysmith
corner of Buller and 3rd
250 245 5512
Service times: Sunday 8 am said Eucharist; 10 am Eucharist with music, Sunday school and youth programme
Wednesdays at noon.
email the parish.

Port Alberni – Trinity Church

(Anglican and Lutheran Shared Ministry)
4766 Angus St., Port Alberni, BC V9Y 5C1
Corner of Angus St. and 5th Avenue
Sunday Communion: 10am
Wednesday Communion: 10am
Phone: 250-724-4921
email and blog