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Pastor’s Blog

Christmas Cantata 2019: The recap!

Posted on: December 12th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

We invited people to “Come to the Manger” — and they came in droves! It was wonderful to see so many old friends and new faces in the pews as we spent a night filled with song, celebration and fellowship. After welcoming the crowd and kicking things off with a medley of Christmas favourites, our […]

Advent begins – Arise and shine!

Posted on: November 30th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Join us for our Advent worship series, Arise and Shine. Each week will focus on a different aspect of the light of Christ and how we are enlightened by him throughout our lives. In our worship for the first week in Advent we will celebrate the rising light as we wait for Christ to come into […]

Message from Pastor Jennifer: Apocolypse now

Posted on: November 16th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

As Christmas looms ever nearer, we begin to prepare our hearts for the coming of Jesus as an infant into our world.  Yet before Advent hits, we are asked in the church to explore what it means that Jesus has already come — and begin to examine what it means for him to come again. […]

Pastor’s Message: Introducing our new Children’s Choir and Praise Band

Posted on: October 26th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Our kids are lively, fun and loud – so we’ve decided to harness that energy to praise the Lord.   Under the direction of James Pothirajulu, St. Bede’s is introducing a new praise choir and band.  As part of the renovation of the Sunday school room, the parish purchased a new electric keyboard and drum kit.  […]

Pastor’s message: Greetings in the name of Jesus

Posted on: October 19th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Over and over again in Scripture we read,  “In Jesus’ name,” or “In his name.” The devils were powerless because of his name (Luke 10:17). The demons were cast out in his name (Mark 16:17-18). Healing occurred in his name (Acts 3:6, 3:16, 4:10). Salvation comes in his name (Acts 4:12, Rom. 10:13). We are […]

From the Pastor: A Thanksgiving message

Posted on: October 13th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

God will provide for us, God does provide for us.  Now, as Paul Tripp writes, God may not fund all our dreams, but God will provide for all our needs.  This day we celebrate and give thanks for the harvest of this land, for good weather, crops and food for our tables and for the friends […]

From the Pastor: A look at what’s happening at St. Bede’s

Posted on: October 4th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Meet this weekend’s guest preacher, learn how we’re helping in the event of a teachers’ strike and upcoming outreach activities including our Harvest Festival: This coming Sunday we will be welcoming Peter Misiaszek, Director of Stewardship Development, to join us as our preacher.   At the Diocese, Peter is responsible for all aspects of revenue development including […]

From the Pastor: Highlights from our Fall Retreat

Posted on: September 27th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Thank you to all who came out on Saturday for our parish retreat, where we looked at the presence of the Holy Spirit throughout the entirety of the Bible and completed a 162-question exercise to discern our gifts of the Spirit. Special thanks to Peter, our speaker, and all those who volunteered to lead our […]

Pastor’s message, May 30th 2019

Posted on: May 7th, 2019 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Greetings,  With school back in and the weather seemingly cooler this week than last it seems like fall is definitely upon us.  To start this new season – this Sunday we will celebrate with an all ages service – everyone together! We will bless all the children’s backpacks and ask God’s blessing upon them in their […]