ABOUT OUR CHURCH & CONGREGATION
Saint Hilda's Anglican
5838 Barnacle Street
Sechelt, B.C. V0N 3A0
Phone: (604) 885-5019
Fax: (604) 885-0759
You will find the St. Hilda's congregation and
clergy warm and approachable, tolerant and open-minded, diverse
and eclectic, and entirely unpredictable in the best possible
way. St. Hilda's promotes a culture of inclusivity and
individuality within the Body of Christ, and recognizes that the
spiritual journey is a deeply personal one, mystical and not
governed by rules, rigid expectations or assumptions. Every
individual is welcome to attend any service or gathering and
participate at their own comfort level in an environment of
acceptance and friendship.
We are a growing and lively church rooted in a
common vision of love and support as each of us follows our
faith journey. We have come together from diverse backgrounds,
histories and cultures. Each of us has travelled a different
road in our spiritual journey and we foster and celebrate that
We strive to balance our personal need for a
rich spiritual life with our commitment to serve the larger
community. We sustain one another through times of grief and
isolation through the inspiration of our common worship and the
power of our sacramental life. We celebrate our achievements
with joy and laughter. We acknowledge our responsibilities as
stewards of our church, our community and our natural
Whether you are a life-long Anglican, new to
the church, or just wondering what role faith might play in your
life, please know that you are most welcome here.
If you have questions, we'll seek to find the
answers together. If you seek solace we'll stand beside you as
you journey towards healing. If you are looking for a home for
your talents and your gifts, where they can be meaningfully
expressed, we welcome them.
St. Hilda's By The Sea is located in
Sechelt, part of the beautiful
Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. We are just at
the end of Cowrie Street up Binnacle Road, overlooking the main
civic centre of town - library, pool/rec centre and
RCMP/courthouse building. Directly to the north of us is the
Rockwood Lodge, home to the annual Festival of the Written Arts.
From Gibsons - turn left at Highway 101 & Wharf
Avenue; bear right on Cowrie Street into the business centre of
town, drive .8 km and Cowrie turns into Shorncliffe Ave; turn
right on Barnacle, 1st driveway on right.
From Pender Harbour/Halfmoon Bay - drive in on
Highway 101, turn left on Shorncliffe Avenue, left on Barnacle.