On October 22, 2017, the Rev. Canon Robert W. Hawkins, Vicar General, DOW, attended the inaugural service of Holy Angels Anglican Church, La Center, Washington, a church plant sponsored by St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Wilsonville, Oregon.  The Rev. Father Vince Varnas celebrated Holy Communion and has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of the new mission.  Holy Angels meets in the La Center Grange Hall and has been warmly received by the community.  Father Varnas has been invited to introduce Holy Angels at the upcoming City Council meeting, and is planning several local activities to raise awareness of the mission.