About St. Mary the Virgin Church

We are an Anglican church in the heart of Oak Bay in Victoria, BC. As part of the Diocese of British Columbia we are members of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Our parish began on October 4th 1911, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Since then, many Christians have lived faithfully through this community in the ministries of music, worship, service, fellowship, teaching and hospitality. We strive for excellence in music and liturgy and host a number of concerts each year.

We welcome and invite you to our church. You will find parking in our lot on Sundays and if not there is ample room along the surrounding streets. Our building is wheelchair accessible. You can find our office, and the chapel, through the cloister garden. During the week, the parking spots on the right handside of the lot are for church use.

When you come you bring the gift of "new eyes" and we welcome your questions about our community and about the God who gifts us with Life and one another.




Location of worship

St.  Mary the Virgin
St. Mary the Virgin
1701 Elgin Road
Oak Bay
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 5L7
Canada
Phone: 250-598-2212
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Church Pastor

The Rev'd Ed Lewis
The Rev'd Ed Lewis
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1701 Elgin Road
Oak Bay
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 5L7
Canada
Phone: 250-598-2212
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Psalms 36:7

How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

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You can find the main office & chapel through the cloister garden. The main church is accessible through its main doors on the left handside of the property on Sundays.   Edit

Parking

You will (hopefully!) find parking in our lot on Sundays and if not there is ample space along the streets. During the week the right side of the lot is for church parking.   Edit


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Sundays

8:30 am - Holy Communion,
Book of Common Prayer

10:00 am - Sung Eucharist (BAS)
Sunday School
Coffee & tea following the service

Mondays

2nd & 4th Mondays at 2:00pm:
Prayer Shawl Knitters

Wednesdays

8:00am: Men's Breakfast @ The Oaks
10:00 Bible Study
11:00am Holy Communion

Thursdays

6:45pm St. Mary's Children's Choir
7:30pm Choir Practice

Fridays
1st friday of the month: Women's lunch @ The Oaks

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Project Grains
Christmas Hampers
Mustard Seed
Noon Hour Concerts
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Our building is wheelchair accessible   Edit

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Marianne McGahon   Edit
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Teach me, O God, to use all the circumstances of my life to-day that they may bring forth in me the fruits of holiness rather than the fruits of sin. Let me use disappointment as material for patience: Let me use success as material for thankfulness: Let me use suspence as material for perseverance: Let me use danger as material for courage: Let me use reproach as material for longsuffering: Let me use praise as material for humility: Let me use pleasures as material for temperance: Let me use pains as material for endurance.
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