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Pastoral Epistle – November 3, 2021

Posted on: November 6th, 2021 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Beloved Congregation,

Greetings in Jesus!
“I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; My God will hear me.” ‭‭Micah‬ ‭7:7‬

As we cruise through a time of slow transition to normalcy, it is easy to feel exhausted, tired and weak.  Many families are going through tough times during an unending slow and frustrating transition.  During such testing times, our hope is only Jesus.  Let us keep on looking into Jesus, wait for His timing, knowing that our Lord is our salvation. 

Last Sunday we had a blessed Song and Testimony service.  Thanks to all of you who sang and shared your testimony.

Our new Sunday School Superintendent:
Mrs. Ramya Merlyn Moses will be our Sunday School Superintendent from November onwards.  Sister Ramya has a passion for children. She is a qualified teacher.  We welcome her to this wonderful role.  May the Lord use her for the glory of His Name. 
Special Choir Anthem for Synod: Our  Diocese has asked that our church give a special Anthem for the Annual General Synod coming up at the end of this month. Brother Samson, our choir director, has taken special efforts to compose music and  get the audio recordings done with the Choir members for this song. Brother James is helping in putting the Videos together. Thanks to all who have contributed to this. 

Harvest Festival:
Our Long awaited Harvest Festival is on Saturday, Nov 6th. This is an annual fundraiser for our church.Please remember to RSVP to Harvest Festival through eventbrite if you have not done it yet : :
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/harvest-festival-2021-tickets-192798073227Please remember to zoom in and participate in the Festival. Same Zoom details as our Sunday worship service.
https://zoom.us/j/97753965288?pwd=ZkJFd0JZZTRDSWRPN25YMVNZby9JZz09
Meeting ID: 977 5396 5288  
Passcode: 749549 
Please let me know if anyone in your family or friends would want to prepare for Confirmation.
We will be beginning our Confirmation classes shortly. 
Remember to change the time on your clock an hour behind on Saturday night. You can have an extra hour of rest or pray(even better) on Sunday morning. Please find the link for our Sunday Service: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/the-church-of-st-bede-anglican-31078840607
Pre register and enjoy in person service with Holy Communion.

Here is the zoom link for our Sunday service if you are attending from home: Please share it to a few friends and invite them to church. https://zoom.us/j/97753965288?pwd=ZkJFd0JZZTRDSWRPN25YMVNZby9JZz09
Meeting ID: 977 5396 5288  
Passcode: 749549 
YouTube Stream links:  
https://youtu.be/D8qHA2Iy00Q or http://stbedesanglican.ca/worship-videos/

May the Lord bless your faithfulness.
Pastor

The Rev’d  Dr. Irwin Sikha

Cell : 416-908-5686

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