Michael Shapcott


  • Michael Shapcott

    The Rev’d Michael Shapcott was ordained a Deacon on the Feast Day of Nicholas Ferrar and serves as Executive Director of the Sorrento Centre Anglican Church of Canada.


Acts of Kindness

Deacons are called to a ministry at the intersection of Church and community. In the summer and early fall in the Shuswap, that has meant

Grateful in a Time of Crisis

Servant’s Heart from the Desk of a Deacon It’s a global story with a terrible impact right here in the Diocese of Kootenay: Extreme weather

From the Desk of a Deacon

Servant’s Heart Imagine! Coming home for your 60th birthday! What joy! Now, spread that over an entire year, and you have some sense of the

Sorrento Centre

Mindfullness & Indigenous Law

SERVANT’S HEART From the Desk of a Deacon “Our land gave us our language,” said Dr. Marianne Ignace, Secwepemc language and culture scholar at Simon

Servant’s Heart and the Sorrento Center

Listening deeply to our Indigenous neighbours as we seek to walk together in the journey of reconciliation – that is an important part of the


Choose Light Over Darkness

Servant’s Heart: From the Desk of a Deacon The Diocese of Kootenay includes some of the most beautiful and nourishing natural places in all of

At Sorrento Centre

For the second time in four months, evacuees from natural disasters have crowded into the Shuswap region in the northwest corner of the Diocese of Kootenay. In July, it was people fleeing the wildfires, and in November, it was people fleeing landslides and flooding.

Sorrento Centre

Sorrento Centre – Planning the Impossible?

At the Sorrento Centre, we are pre- paring for a summer season that we hope will include some old favourites, as well as engaging new events. It’s not just in-person gatherings. At the Sorrento Centre, our on-line events are growing in numbers and variety.

Winter in Sorrento

Entry into Advent

Servant’s Heart from the desk of a deacon Happy new year! Bishop Lynne McNaughton led three dozen or so participants in an on-line Entry into

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