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Pastoral Epistle for New Year, 2022

Posted on: January 8th, 2022 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Beloved Congregation,
Greetings in Jesus!

“Let Your mercy, O Lord, be upon us, just as we hope in You.”    Psalms‬ ‭33:22‬

This is my prayer for each of us as we enter 2022.
Let us hope in our Lord with all our heart that His mercy may abound on us. 

The Lord has been close to us throughout this year.  Our journey may not have been as delightful as we wanted it;  but God was close to us and has carried us in His arms.  We are thankful for all His blessings and guidance. 

I assure you of my fervent prayers  as you journey into the New Year.  May our Lord’s choicest blessings and guidance be with you in 2022. My best wishes to you and your loved ones for a Happy and Prosperous New Year!!I want to take this opportunity to thank each of you for your ministry in the House of God. My sincere thanks to our Wardens and Deputy Wardens, Advisory Board members, Parochial leaders –  Choir, Sunday School, Youth Fellowship, Young adults, Outreach.  Also our treasurer,  Envelop Secretary, Property manager, all those helping at the AV desk.  Altar guild ministers, Cross Bearers.A special thank you to our Choir members and worship team!

My heartfelt sympathies to those who have lost their loved ones this year! May the Lord comfort you by His holy presence and peace.
We also rejoice with those who have been blessed with new members to their families! May God’s goodness continue towards you!
Please join in person or online for our Watch Night Service on Friday, December 31st at 11.00 pm.
Also join us on January 2nd for our first Sunday of the year and for celebration of the Baptism  of Jacob Lucas Samuel.

Please pre register for in person services through eventbrite link below:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/the-church-of-st-bede-anglican-31078840607
If you are not feeling well or would want to attend service online only, here are the links:https://zoom.us/j/97753965288?pwd=ZkJFd0JZZTRDSWRPN25YMVNZby9JZz09
Meeting ID: 977 5396 5288  
Passcode: 749549 
YouTube Stream link:  https://youtu.be/oPk4jSOZQUU or http://stbedesanglican.ca/worship-videos/

Here are the details to send your tithes and offerings.
Contributions: cw-stbede@toronto.anglican.ca
You can also contribute at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/st-bedes-churchMay our Lord richly reward your faithful giving.  

Our Lord’s Presence will be close to you for the rest of the year.
Pastor

The Rev’d  Dr. Irwin Sikha

Cell : 416-908-5686

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