Pastoral Epistle – July 19, 2023
Beloved Congregation,Greetings in Jesus!
“You will light my lamp; The Lord my God will enlighten my darkness.” Psalms 18:28Darkness will turn to light by our God. Situations that seem dark in our life will turn into light because God enlightens our darkness.
This Sunday, July 23rd – Church in the Park: Don’t miss this wonderful day of worship, games and food. We’ll have a potluck lunch. Please bring food to share and your own chairs. It will be helpful if you can bring a gazebo etc. Service will begin at 10.30 am.Venue: Regents Park 115, Westbourne Avenue Toronto. The park is just a few yards North of our church. Please pray fervently for God’s blessings on our service. There will not be any live streaming on Youtube this Sunday
Congratulations to our Cricket Team. The Church of St. Bede won the championship in the Anglican Cricket Tournament this year. Thanks to Arun Benjamin for organizing the team and making it a good day for us. Thanks to Roshan David for his able captaincy and also playing efficiently to win the tournament.
Centenary Celebrations: We will have our Inaugural Service in October. Kindly send me contact info of friends you would like to invite. We have limited seating. Kindly pray fervently for all arrangements to go well.
Pastor’s Vacation will be from July 27 to August 9th. Sunday, July 30th – Tina George will lead the service. Rev. Nico Montalbetti will be the preacher and celebrant. We will have Holy Eucharist. Sunday, August 6th – Viji Angela Jayachandran will lead the service. We will not have Holy Eucharist. Rev. Ravi Kalison will be the priest on call during my vacation. For any pastoral emergency please contact our People’s Warden, Brother Jayachandran Solomon: 647-588-3816
Here are the details to send your tithes and offerings. Thank you to everyone who contributes regularly for the ministry of God.
E-transfer your Contributions to : firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contribute at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/st-bedes-church
Birthdays for this week :Shilpa Persis Jul 18
Jayachandran Solomon Jul 19
Dilshani Russell Jul 21
May the Lord dispel all your darkness and shine His light on your life and on your family. Blessings
The Rev’d Dr. Irwin Sikha
Cell : 416-908-5686