Health Ministry


And when can we return?



And when can we return?

Someone recently asked a church member when they expected their church to “re-open.” They responded with, “I didn’t know it was closed!” Just because doors of a building are locked doesn’t mean we’re closed. Over the days of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been forcefully reminded that “the Church” is not the building. “The response […]

Health Ministry is Active and on the Go – April 2020



Health Ministry is Active and on the Go – April 2020

The Cathedral Health Ministry Team has been active and on the go, supporting those isolated or in need by taking meals to them, bringing homemade cookies to their doors, and delivering Easter cards and hot cross buns last weekend. We have assisted in other ways such as purchasing groceries for parishioners, picking up needed medications […]

Tea and Talk



Tea and Talk

Mother Nature seemed determined to keep our first Thursday Medley Tea at bay as we began the New Year. Storm followed storm in January, and while setting up for the Valentine’s Tea on February 6th, the weather, once again, was looking iffy. But clearly the regular attendees were not about to allow snow flurries to […]

Yoga missing? Missing yoga!



Yoga missing? Missing yoga!

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the rhythm of daily life, piling unwelcome stress onto most people. Yoga is one of many ways to cope with that problem. “I got out my yoga mat and went through a stretching routine similar to the one our instructor, Tammy Blyth, uses,” said Sally Dibblee, who regularly attends Tammy’s […]

COVID-19 Response (17 March Update)



COVID-19 Response (17 March Update)

Christ Church Cathedral continues to remain as current as possible with responses to the global situation with the COVID-19 virus. The responses of all of society are easily identifiable. Above all, we as Church need to continue to be, most especially, leaders and partners with government, corporate and private sectors, doing what is agreed upon […]

From our parish nurse – hands up



From our parish nurse – hands up

Hands up for common sense! Just a few words on the coronavirus for our Cathedral community. There has been much hype in the media, and more each day as the coronavirus spreads in many countries around the world. In Canada, we have not had the high number of cases that are occurring in other countries, […]

File of Life



File of Life

The Health/Parish Nurse ministries are pleased to distribute a “File of Life” packet for use in your homes. The packet consists of a small red plastic envelope which can be placed on your fridge door to alert anyone of your health history, current medications, and basic health information in case of an emergency. A medical […]

Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry



Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl ministry in Christ Church Cathedral began in 2006 during the early stages of the Parish Nurse and Health Ministry.  It was under the leadership of Wendy Brien and she soon invited Marilyn Lewell to join her. Listen to Marilyn speak on the Prayer Shawl Ministry on 25 February 2018. Recently, new knitters […]