Pastoral Epistle – December 23, 2022
Beloved Congregation, Greetings in Jesus! “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder; and His name will be called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6
Jesus is given for us. When we receive His Lordship, His government will be for us. “There will be no end to the increase of His peace and government.”
I wish you and your loved ones God’s abundant blessings during this Christmas Season. May you receive from God’s abundance for all your needs. Join us at church on Saturday, December 24th at 7.30 pm for an exciting Christmas Eve Service. We will sing carols to the glory of God and celebrate the Advent of our Lord.
Join us at church on Sunday, December 25th, Christmas morning at 10.30. We will celebrate Christmas together with Holy Eucharist.
Please pray for safety for all of us as we drive in this stormy weather. Please start early to come to the services and drive safely. I will be praying for you fervently.
New Year services: New year Eve watch night service: December 31st at 11.00 pm. Join us for in person service. We will enter the New Year together with worship and Holy Eucharist. New Year Service: Sunday, January 1st at 10.30 am. Join us for in person service with Holy Eucharist.
YouTube Stream links for Sunday Worship Service:
https://youtu.be/08K4CkTotB8 or https://youtube.com/c/stbedesanglican
Here are the details to send your tithes and offerings.
E-transfer your Contributions to : firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contribute at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/st-bedes-church
May the Lord be with you and your loved ones as you celebrate God’s goodness. My heartfelt wishes to you and your loved ones for a Merry Christmas!! May your home be filled with the spirit of Celebration… “Unto us a Child is born”… Hallelujah!!
Regards and blessings, Pastor Rev Dr Irwin Sikha