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Pastor’s Blog

Broken spirits, broken bodies

Posted on: July 10th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Last week as we explored the power of Sin and the internal conflicts we have within ourselves. As St. Paul wrote of the universal problem “I do not do what I want but I do the very thing I hate”. This inner conflict and dialogue within our minds is real – but Paul being very […]

Vacation Bible School 2020: Join us for two weeks of online fun!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

This year, St. Bede’s Anglican Church and St. Clair Evangelical Missionary Church are offering 2 free one-week online Vacation Bible School programs, for children aged 5 – 12. Both programs will run as Interactive Zoom Meetings, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and include: Opening CeremoniesBible AdventuresKid Vid videosBuddy videosImagination stationSnack Time MessageDaily MusicClosing Ceremonies VBS music […]

Trinity Sunday: The Three In One

Posted on: June 6th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

This Sunday we celebrate Trinity Sunday and we acknowledge that God is one God in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.   The trinity is explained as much as by what it is – Father, Son and Spirit all God — as by what it isn’t. See the image below:   Confused?  Just remember […]

It’s not too late to participate in ‘Thy Kingdom Come’

Posted on: May 27th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Anglicans across the world are being invited and encouraged to join in a Spirit of prayer as part of an international prayer initiative called Thy Kingdom Come, marking the 10 days between Ascension day and the Feast of Pentecost. If you haven’t already started, you still have several days to do so. In his weekly missive Bishop Andrew writes “While we […]

A glimpse into Good Shepherd Sunday

Posted on: May 2nd, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

This Sunday we are celebrating Good Shepherd Sunday remembering Jesus as our leader and shepherd who cares for us and leads us.   As we enter into yet another week of quarantine we will be exploring this week how Jesus is not only the good shepherd but also the gate to protect us and bring us […]

We can bridge the physical distance

Posted on: March 28th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

This week I was reminded in an article by Biblical preaching professor Joy Moore that this is not the first time in church history where the people of God have not been able to gather publicly.  She writes:  “We are the church who gather for corporate worship and scatter for service in the spheres of influence […]

We continue to follow Christ, even as we stay at home

Posted on: March 20th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Dear friends in Christ,    I missed you all last week.  It is a strange time indeed when we cannot gather together to praise God and break bread together as the body of Christ.   That said, we did post a message on our Youtube channel and Facebook account and we plan to do so […]

Changes to in-person 10:30 Sunday services amid COVID-19

Posted on: March 14th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

These are unprecedented times, with new directives for public health and safety changing almost hourly in regards to COVID-19.   As the Church we are called upon to respond with wisdom, grace, and faith. Here is an overview of key changes you can expect: This is the overview of St. Bede Sunday services in light […]

Grace and mercy in challenging times

Posted on: March 13th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

What a week!  As you are all aware, The World Health Organisation has now named the Covid-19 outbreak as a global pandemic.  I pray everyone is well and is managing in the face the of many new directives  given for public safety.  I know that this will cause many challenges in the weeks ahead and pray that we are able […]