By Julie Lane Gay
After losing a court appeal, the largest Anglican congregation in Canada learned it must move church. One member of St. John’s Vancouver, formerly St. John’s Shaughnessy, tells how it felt.
Rev. Daniel Gifford, Canon David Short and Canon Dr. J.I. Packer stand outside the church buildings after the final Sunday service at the Granville Street location on 18 Sept, 2011. (Photo: www.stjohnsvancouver.org)
THE PROSPECT of moving church felt like a mandatory road trip with ten children in a dilapidated minivan across endless dirt roads. While the actual distance would be only two kilometres