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.

Capital Region

St. Matthias, Victoria
600 Richmond Ave, Victoria, BC corner of Richmond Avenue and Richardson St. (in Fairfield)
Sunday services: 8:00 and 10:00am
250-598-2833 | email | website | facebook

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

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria
930 Burdett Ave, Victoria BC
Sunday services: 8:00, 9:15 and 11:00am Eucharists, 4:30pm Evensong
250-383-2714 | email | website | facebook

St Mary the Virgin, Oak Bay
1701 Elgin Road, Victoria BC
Sunday services: 8:30 and 10:00am
250-598-2212 | email | website | facebook

St Philip, Oak Bay
2928 Eastdowne Rd, Victoria BC
Sunday services: 8:00, 9:00 and 11:15am
250-592-6823 | email | website | facebook

St Peter and St Paul, Esquimalt
1379 Esquimalt Rd, Esquimalt BC
Sunday services: 8:30 and 10:30am
250-386-6833 | email | website | facebook

Church of the Advent, Colwood
510 Mount View Ave, Victoria BC
Sunday services 8:30 and 10:00am
250-474-3031 | email | website | facebook

St Marys', Metchosin
4125 Metchosin Road, Victoria, BC The parish is located 20km west of Victoria.
Services each Sunday at 9:30am, usually at St Mary of the Incarnation
250-474-4119 | email | website | facebook

St Michael and All Angels, Saanich
4733 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC a little country church on the edge of the city of Victoria.
Service times are Sundays at 8:00, 9:00 and 11:00am, and Wednesdays at 10:00am
250-473-0540 | email | website

St Andrew, Sidney
9691 Fourth St, Sidney BC
Sunday services: 8:00, 10:00 and 11:30am
250-656-5322 | email | website | facebook

Holy Trinity, North Saanich
1319 Mills Road, North Saanich BC
Sunday services: 8:00, 9:00 and 10:30am
250-656-3223 | email | website |

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 | email | website | facebook

Up-Island

St Peter Quamicham
5800 Church Road, Duncan BC
Sunday services: 8:00 and 10:00am
250-746-6262 | email | website | facebook

St Paul, Nanaimo
29 Church St, Nanaimo BC
Sunday services: 8:00 and 10:30am
250-753-2523 | email | website | facebook

St. Phillip by-the-Sea, Lantzville
7113 Lantzville Rd, Lantzville BC
Sunday services8:00 and 10:00am
250-390-3641 | email | website | facebook

St Peter, Campbell River
228 South Dogwood St, Campbell River BC
Sunday services: 10:00am
250-286-1613 | email | website | facebook

West Coast

Trinity Church, Port Alberni (Anglican and Lutheran Shared Ministry)
4766 Angus St., Port Alberni, BC Corner of Angus St. and 5th Avenue
Sunday Communion: 10:00am; Wednesday Communion: 10:00am
250-724-4921 | email | website | facebook

St Columba, Tofino
110 Second St, Tofino BC
Sunday services: 10:30am
250-725-3635 | website | facebook