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Our location

Come visit us! St Michael the Archangel Church is located at 4017 Victoria Avenue in Nanaimo, BC. We're just off Island Highway at Norwell / Jinglepot, and just a couple of blocks south of Long Lake.

If you’re coming from the south along Island Highway

Drive north along Island Highway. Pass Country Club Mall, go a bit further. Watch for a pedestrian overpass that crosses Island Highway. The intersection immediately before the overpass is where Jinglepot crosses Island Highway and becomes Norwell. Turn right there, onto Norwell. Now take the second left onto Victoria Avenue, and you'll see our church on the left side of the street.

If you're coming from the north along Island Highway

Drive south on Island Highway. Pass Rutherford Road; this is the intersection with car dealerships on the right, and Nanaimo North Shopping Mall on the left. Watch for a pedestrian overpass that crosses Island Highway. The intersection immediately after the overpass is where Jinglepot crosses Island Highway and becomes Norwell. Turn left there, onto Norwell. Now take the second left onto Victoria Avenue, and you'll see our church on the left side of the street.

If you're coming from the Nanaimo Parkway (Highway 19)

Take the Mostar exit and head to Island Highway. Turn south on Island Highway.Watch for a pedestrian overpass that crosses Island Highway. The intersection immediately after the overpass is where Jinglepot crosses Island Highway and becomes Norwell. Turn left there, onto Norwell. Now take the second left onto Victoria Avenue, and you'll see our church on the left side of the street.

If you're coming up Bowen Road

If you're coming up Bowen Road, just stay on Bowen. Bowen crosses Island Highway and becomes Norwell. Stay on that. The road curves left and goes back towards Island Highway. Two short blocks before the highway, turn right onto Victoria Avenue. You'll see our church on the left side of the street.

If you're coming from the Departure Bay ferry terminal

If you're coming from the Departure Bay ferry terminal, turn right as soon as you exit the terminal. You'll be on Brechin Road. Continue on Brechin until you get to Island Highway. Turn right and drive north past Country Club Mall, and continue on Island Highway. Watch for a pedestrian overpass that crosses Island Highway. The intersection immediately before the overpass is where Jinglepot crosses Island Highway and becomes Norwell. Turn right there, onto Norwell. Now take the second left onto Victoria Avenue, and you'll see our church on the left side of the street.

If you're taking the bus

Taking the bus to church? The Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System's Schedule and Maps page will help you figure out what bus to take. Many Nanaimo buses stop at the Country Club Exchange, which is a ten minute walk from the church.