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ignYte is a joint ministry of St. Laurence Anglican and Good Shepherd Lutheran, open to youth grades 7-12 from across the Tri-Cities and North Burnaby region. We desire to create a bravely welcoming community where youth can bring their full selves, create lasting friendships, kindle a joyful faith, and be energized to spread Christ’s love in every part of their lives.

We participate with the BC-Yukon Anglican Youth Movement (BCYAYM), the Diocesan Youth Ministry (DYM), the Canada Lutheran Anglican Youth (CLAY) gathering and other wider youth networks.

We strive to encourage the participation and leadership of youth regardless of ability, ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic status, gender or sexual orientation.

During COVID, we meet on Zoom most Sunday evenings from 7-8:15pm for community, games, and conversation around life and faith. We also intend to meet monthly for in-person, socially distanced activities.

ignYte is led by Jason Wood and Rachel Genge

We’d love to hear from you! If you would like more information or a opportunity to meet with one of our leaders, please email youth@saintlaurence.ca


Summer is fast approaching! As the school year nears its end, we wanted to let you know what you can look forward to over the coming months:


Summer Schedule

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CLAY registration

Registration for this summer’s CLAY (Candian Lutheran Anglican Youth) gathering is now open! Rachel and I are going on summer break at the end of the month, and we’re hoping to finalize our registration list before then. Please let us know if you are planning to participate by June 20th

With BC’s restart plan recently published, we’re hopeful that by the end of August we will be able to spend a couple solid days and nights together safely.

Want to know more about CLAY? Check out this info sheet.

COVID precautions:

Please note that our youth leaders will be following all BC Public Health guidelines.

When meeting in-person, leaders will:

  • Encourage everyone to assess themselves for any symptoms of COVID-19 and to stay home if sick
  • Ensure everyone has easy access to handwashing stations or hand sanitizing supplies
  • Provide space to allow people to maintain physical distance from others
  • Encourage the wearing of masks when 2 metre physical distancing may not be possible
  • Practice routine cleaning and disinfection
  • Keep a list of attendees