Leave a Little Light (House Concert)

‘Leave a Little Light’

A House Concert in the Cathedral

Friday November 15                     7-9 p.m. (doors at 6:30
135 Anderson Ave.                               all are welcome)

Cathedral Avenue Quartet | École Sisler High
School Chamber Choir | The Rev Unplugged
The Outskirts | Sam Baardman
Shoestring Players | Helen Suh | and more

In support of the refugee sponsorship and settlement
work of St. John’s Cathedral.

Entry by donation.
Tax receipts for donations of $20 or more.

The Annual Bishop’s Dinner

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, please join the Bishop of Rupert’s Land and his guest speaker, the Most Reverend Ron Cutler, Archbishop of Nova Scotia and P.E. I. and Metropolitan of the Province of Canada, at the Canad Inn, Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy. Reception is at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. For ticket details, please click here. To reserve your place please phone 204-992-4200, 1-866-4418 or email general@rupertsland.ca, or click here for reservation form. Thanks!

The Annual Bishop’s Dinner provides the Bishop with funds to support a variety of causes for which other funding may not be available.

Requiescat in pace, Mike Williams


Died peacefully, surrounded by family and prayer, on October 17, 2019, aged 86 years, beloved husband of Shirley.
The funeral service with Eucharist will take place at St. John’s Anglican Cathedral, 135 Anderson Ave. on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
A longer obituary will follow on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 22, 2019


In the photo above (by Peter Moodie), Mike is in his beloved Cathedral, reading the Scriptures at the Great Vigil of Easter in 2013.

Helen Suh, Music Director, St. John’s Anglican Cathedral – WELCOME!

We wish a very warm Cathedral welcome to our new Director of Music.
Helen is our new Organist and Choir Director.
Below is a brief look at Helen’s professional story and her many gifts.

HELEN SUH, began 1 August (Sunday, 4 Aug.)


Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Graduate in May, 2006 with Master of Music Degree in Organ, with emphasis on Choral Conducting

  • Master’s Degree Recital, Indiana U., 2005

State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, USA

Graduate in May, 2001 with Bachelor of Music Degree in Organ Performance, with emphasis on Voice

Lancaster Mennonite High, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Graduate in May, 1996


St. Peters Anglican Church, Winnipeg, 2017-Present

  • Organist and Choir Director

St. Marys R.C. Cathedral, Winnipeg, 2015-2017

  • Organist

John Black Memorial United Church, Winnipeg, 2010-2015

  • Music Director

Choonghyun Presbyterian Church, Seoul, Korea, 2008

  • Organist and accompanist

New Hope Church, Carmel, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2006-2007

  • Contemporary Worship Leader
  • Accompanist
  • Interim Choir Director and accompanist

Bloomington United Church, IN, USA, 2001-2006

  • Organist
  • Contemporary Praise Team Leader

Korean Baptist Church of Binghamton, NY, USA, 1997-2001

  • Organist and Accompanist
  • Music Director for Night of Devotion


  • Piano and Voice Private Studio Lessons, 2006-2007
  • Piano Instructor at Whyte Ridge Music Centre, 2014-Present

Lambeth Conference 2020 – Steward, Expression of Interest – TIME SENSITIVE

Lambeth Conference Steward – Expression of Interest

The Lambeth Conference is looking for a youth nominee (18-30 years old) from Canada to be part of the Stewarding Team at the next gathering in Canterbury (UK) from July 17-August 6, 2020. Are you (or a youth you know) interested in meeting and working with other Anglican young adults from around the world?
Applications are being accepted until August 15.


Click here for more details.


Fundraising & Community Building Event — St. John’s Cathedral Refugee Committee

Date:           Wednesday,  June 26th (June 27th rain date)

Where:         Brokenhead Wetland Trail

Time:            10:30 at trial head

Cost:             Donation

Here’s the Scoop:

The Wetland Bog is located 4 km. north of the Patricia Beach turn off on hwy. 59. on the west side of the hwy.  (i.e. turn left) It is sign posted 1 km before the turn off and at the turn off. (small blue sign with a hiker picture).

The trail is 1.5 km return on an accessible board walk.  It has accessible washrooms.

A picnic lunch will be served at the trail head following the hike. Bring plate, cutlery, and your own beverage.

The trail is home to beautiful rare orchids and beautiful forest.

RSVP  by June 20th  We can only accommodate 10 people.

If you have any questions email Judy Whitmore:  judithacreasewhitmore@gmail.com

Anglican Foundation of Canada, Annual General Meeting, 22 May 2019

Annual General Meeting of the Anglican Foundation of Canada
with the Primate, ‘Our Fred’, the Board, and staff of the Foundation,
of Winnipeg, preparing to celebrate 200 years of God’s faithfulness.
AGM – 22 May 2019

5:45 p.m. Choral Evensong in the Cathedral
Choirs of All Saints and St. Luke’s, Winnipeg
Dietrich Bartel, Choir & Blair Anderson, Organ
Officiant, The Very Rev. Paul N. Johnson

6:45 p.m. Reception with the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada,
and the Board of the Anglican Foundation, downstairs in the John West Hall

7:30 p.m. Annual General Meeting of the Foundation,
upstairs in the Cathedral, Chaired by The Most Rev. Fred Hiltz, ‘Our Fred’…

8:30 p.m. Done

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist

Diocese of Rupert’s Land
Anglican Church of Canada
2020 VISION – 200 years,
“Celebrating God’s faithfulness”
Serving Red River people since 1820
Churchyard (cemetery) since 1812 
Bicentenary of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist
and the Anglican Church in Western Canada
We worship and live gratefully on Treaty One Land (since 1871),
the traditional territory of the Cree, the Dakota, and the Anishinaabe,
and the homeland of the Metis Nation.
We are all treaty people.