Pastor’s Blog

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 […]

Join us for ‘Holy Conversations’ this Lent

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

This coming Sunday we will be delving into the Gospel of John for our Lenten sermon study entitled “Holy Conversations”.  Each week in Lent we will be eavesdropping into important conversations Jesus had with people he met – a religious leader, a Samaritan, a blind man and Mary and Martha.  Come hear what Jesus had to say […]

This Sunday – Vestry and our upcoming Lenten Season

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

Lots of exciting things are happening at St. Bede’s coming up.   This Sunday is vestry Sunday with a combined 10:30 service.  After the service lunch will be provided and we will meet for our annual meeting to review the past year in the church and look forward together by selecting new leaders and passing our budget […]

A mountain worth climbing

Posted on: February 1st, 2020 by St. Bede Anglican Church

Join us this Sunday as we climb up the mountain with Jesus to hear his sermon on the mount, written in the 5th chapter or Matthew.  We’ll be looking at this sermon for the next three weeks, but we start this week off with the blessings.  This is how Jesus begins his public ministry and preaching […]

Remembering Pastor David: A video tribute

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

It was with a sad heart that the community of St. Bede’s learnt in December that their former priest and pastor, Pastor David was ill and then was told only a month later that he had been taken from this world to join the saints in heaven.  Pastor David led the Parish of St. Bede from […]