Practicing the presence of God through faith and action in our community
Our physical doors remain shut as the time of COVID-19 continues. The Anglican Diocese of BC has taken this action for the health and wellbeing of us all.
We believe that the church is more than buildings and programs. We are the body of Christ present in this world no matter where we are. We are a church without walls.
We are gathering via Zoom on Sunday mornings. Our service focuses on Scriptural readings and we discuss how they may be speaking into our lives today. This will be a simple service of the Word with readings, open discussion and prayers. Please email:
to receive the Zoom meeting login.
We also invite you to enjoy The Chapel Gallery's current exhibit, Kirsten Brand "Renewal." Curator Jill Ehlert has created an extensive online exhibit.
In the Christian tradition, on May 31st we marked the great feast of Pentecost. In Pentecost, we celebrate the "launch" of the early Christian church, when the followers received the promised Spirit and began to share the good news of the Way. In this season, we are reminded powerfully that our faith lives in action and service.
We invite you to share the good news from our sister communities in Rwanda. Please enjoy a brief update and photos: https://www.stmatthiasvictoria.ca/supporting-families-in-rwanda/pages/june-2020-rwanda-families-during-covid-19
Our observance may look and feel different, but we are bound together in many ways. During this time, we are learning how much joy there can be in a "church without walls."
Thank you for your virtual visit. St. Matthias welcomes you, no matter where you might be on your journey of questioning, discovery, or faith. Never been inside a church? Away for a long time? We welcome you warmly, today "virtually" but whenever it is again possible, we'd love to see you at any of our worship services or other events. Please feel welcome to have a sampling of our worship, by clicking on any of the events or items in the blog section of this page.
St. Matthias folk believe we are called to practice the presence of God through faith and action in our community. Today, the way we practice the presence of God in our community may look different, but it's still the same vision founded in faith, hope and charity.
Recent updates to keep you in the loop.