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Pastor’s Blog

Message from Pastor Rev. Irwin Sikha: I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3 : 14

Posted on: November 25th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Beloved Congregation, It gives me great joy to begin an expanded ministry at St. Bede’s. I’ve been closely associated with St. Bede’s for many years. I praise God for your talents, enthusiasm and commitment to the body of Christ at St. Bede’s. Beginning to serve the Lord with you, I bring my rich pastoral experience […]

Rev. Dr. Irwin Sikha, B.D., M. Th., D. Min.

Posted on: November 25th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Rev. Dr. Irwin Sikha, B.D., M. Th., D. Min. is an ordained priest with the Anglican Diocese of Toronto,  with a  number of years of Ministry experience, and currently serving as incumbent of St. Margaret’s Tamil Anglican Church. With specialization in New Testament Theology, Pastoral Psychology and Counseling, he is enthusiastic to serve the Lord […]

Reign of Christ – Last Days

Posted on: November 21st, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

It is with much appreciation that I write my last email to you all.  This coming Sunday will be my last Sunday at the church of St. Bede.  I have grown and learnt so much from you all.  It has been a delight to serve you.   When I leave on Sunday I will carry […]

An update on worshipping in the church space as Thanksgiving approaches

Posted on: October 9th, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

This coming Sunday we will be celebrating Harvest Thanksgiving and remembering God’s call to us to lift our our voices with thanksgiving even during the hard and challenging times.   On the afternoon of Friday Oct. 9, the Ontario provincial government has reverted Peel, Ottawa and the City of Toronto back to stage 2, however that does […]

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 […]