submitted by Jane Dittrich, August 2021
This article can be viewed in its entirety on the Diocese of New Westminster website along with more great photographs!
We are the Children of Heaven’s Creation
The Week of July 18-23 at Sorrento Centre
When people hear “Sorrento Centre”, countless things come straight to mind. The unbridled joy of children relishing their time with family and companions old and new, and appreciation for the beauty of God’s creation at the Centre are certainly two of them! “we are the children of heaven’s creation” is a line from the praise song More Than We Can Ask Or Imagine written by longtime Sorrento Centre associate and supporter, Bishop Gordon Light. Bishop Light is the former suffragan bishop to the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior, now known as the Diocese of The Territory of the People. This song is in Sorrento Centre’s Songs and Canticles for Liturgy book, “The Earth Rejoice”.
The present challenges for our earth and their local impact which include the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the unprecedented BC heat wave of July 2021, and the hundreds of forest fires ravaging the province were very much in the thoughts and prayers of those gathered at the Centre July 18-23…
Photos submitted by Jane Dittrich