Lynne McNaughton


  • Lynne McNaughton

    Most Reverend Dr. Lynne McNaughton is the tenth Bishop of Kootenay, and is the 13th Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon.


Summer Reflection

I remember my first week of classes at Vancouver School of Theology. I was so full of joy and excitement, awed by the privilege of

“Jesus is Risen!”

Easter Message John 20: 11-18 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look[a] into the tomb, 12 and

Return to God with all your heart

Archbishop Lynne’s Lenten Reflection People have been creating cartoons and jokes because this year, Ash Wednesday falls on February 14, Valentine’s Day. But it does

Witnessing the Transfiguration in our lives

Reflection by Archbishop Lynn McNaughton Transfiguration — transition between Seasons — we mark the “Transfiguration” as we close the Season of Epiphany with the Sunday

Bishops Reflection: Waiting!

As I write this in early November, with winter already here in Winnipeg, I wonder what December and Advent will bring. I walk down to

Bishop’s Letter to the Diocese

Dear People of Kootenay, Greetings in the name of Christ, Blessings as we exit the season of Autumn when we take deep breaths of fresh

Vestments of Worship

When serving at St Clement’s, North Vancouver, as a priest, several times I led a short retreat for the Altar Guild at the beginning of

General Synod 2023 Calgary

Highlights General Synod 2023

Let there be greening A letter from the Most Rev Lynne McNaughton to the people of Kootenay, first published online in Kootenay Contact July 5,

Bishop’s Charge to Synod 2023

Texts: Isaiah 43 and Acts 1 “In between Ascension and Pentecost…” Probably you have figured out that I think one of the most treasured resources

Golder BC

Bishop Lynne: FORMATION

Ministry formation is the spiritual and practical preparation needed to be followers of the Way of Jesus Christ in the world, particularly as outlined in

Bishop Lynne’s Reflection On LOVE

God says: “You are precious in my sight, and honoured, and I love you.” (Isaiah 43:4) Love is one of the defining characteristics of God.

On Us the Light Has Shone

“The People who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness – on them light has

Climate Inaction

The Communion Forest

I think it has been a wise move on the part of the church to have a “Season of Creation.” Through our worship and teaching

Lambeth 2022

As I write this article for the September issue of the Highway, I am still on a high from today’s Sunday choral Eucharist at Canterbury

Filled With The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is God’s energetic presence with us! All the symbols and images for the Holy Spirit: birds, red flames (the colour of passion),

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