Our parish extends from Yahk to Riondel along the length of the east shore of Kootenay Lake. Only two of our previous four points now have weekly schedules, Christ Church, and Riondel community church north of Crawford Bay — and this is shared ministry. Saint Anselm's. in Boswell and Harrison Memorial in Crawford Bay have no regular schedules.Christ Church Anglican
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The parish office telephone number in Creston is: (250) 428-4248.
We are currently without an incumbent, but someone will see that the call is answered.
Our bishop is the Rt Rev. John Privett.
whose offices are at:
Rev. Harry Haberstock will be coming to Christ Church to
celebrate on the first Sunday of each month and Rev. Derrick
Smith of Kimberley will be coming to Christ Church to celebrate
on the 2nd, and 5th Sundays. On the fourth Sunday Rev. Marcella
Mugford wiil be coming over from Nelson or, if she cannot come,
someone else appointed by the Bishop.
The third Sunday is a lay-led prayer service.
At Riondel, the Roman Catholics have Mass at Most Holy Redeember Catholic Church Every Sunday at 2pm
For the worship schedule at the Riondel Community church, see the link at the top of the page.
Once a month there is coffee after the service at Christ Church to celebrate with people whose birthdays have occurred that month
There has been a student minister, Philip Stonhouse, working in our parish over the summer that was a spirit-filled presence amongst us. He was raised in Saskatoon and started in theatre direction in Toronto. Then went to Wycliffe College, graduating with the degree of Master of Divinity
We all hoped he would stay, but he is moving on.