Bedford Pastoral Charge Announcements
Life and Work of the Church and Community
Please keep in Prayer:
We keep in our prayers all who are in need of God's love and reassurance.
Anyone wishing for a visit should call the church office number 450-248-3044 or email the church email@example.com and leave a message asking for a visit and providing details. All such requests are kept strictly confidential. They can also call or email the chair of the Pastoral Charge, Marc Grenon, and he can be reached at: 514-774-7323 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule For The Week.
At the moment we are without a full time minister. However if you have any questions or concerns or would like to be visited, please call Wendy Near at the church office 450- 248 -3044 or at home 450 -248 -2739 or on my cell: 450- 542 -3751 or Marc Grenon 450- 248-7323 or on his cell 514-774-7323.
Regular Schedule of Services at 10:00 a.m.
2017 Worship Schedule
Dec. 10, 2017 Karen Lackey Ryan Stanbridge East
Dec. 17, 2017 Frances Jones Mystic
Dec. 23, 2017 Cynthia Reynolds
Karen Lackey Ryan Stanbridge East 7 p.m.
Dec. 24, 2017 Cynthia Reynolds &
Nichole Fischer Bedford 7 p.m.
Dec. 24, 2017 No Morning Service
Dec. 31, 2017 No Service
Upcoming Events to Write on Your Calendar
Wendy is normally in the office Thursday and Friday from 9 – 11 a.m, Anyone who wants to put an announcement into the bulletin should have the information in the office before 11 a.m. on Thursday morning. Thank you.
The church community is asked to report updates concerning people who have been, or should be, in our prayers.
Reminder: The Outreach Committee will be having a basket at each church during the Advent Season for non-perishable food items to be donated to the food bank. Please help the less fortunate by being generous. Thank you.
The annual Christmas caroling at the residences in the area will be Wednesday, December 13 at the following places and times.
10:00 am Residence Dutch
1:00 pm Villa des Rivieres
2:00 pm Residence Bedford (former Residence Lambert)
3:00 pm Manoir Philipsburg
We will meet at the Wesley United Church hall to receive our song sheets. Hope to see (and hear) lots of singers for this fun event!
Singers are invited to join a choir for the singing of Christmas songs on December 9 at 2:00 pm at the Christmas festivities in the Adrian Tougas Park in Bedford - along with carolers from the other churches in the area.
Please let Kathy Kaiser know of anyone who you feel should receive a poinsettia from the pastoral charge. The poinsettias will be at Wesley on Dec.3, and we will give them out over the following 2 weeks.
Just a reminder that Almut Ellinghaus and Adele Barsalou will be honouring us with special Christmas music at the Christmas church service in Mystic on December 17 at 10:00 am
Avante Women’s’ Centre are having their 2nd. Annual Christmas Market, Sunday Nov. 26, 2017 and Sunday Dec. 3, 2017 at the Centre de Sante Euro Spa in St. Ignace de Stanbridge. Join us and showcase your work or just come to shop.
Women’s Fellowship Christmas Luncheon is being held on Dec. 15, 2017 at the Eurospa, starting at 11:30 a.m. Make your reservations with Carol Soule at 450-248-2309 by December 12, 2017.. There will be a basket at the luncheon for anyone who wishes to donate to Horizon pour Elle. The donation will go to Horizon pour Elle sometime after the first WFG meeting in January 2018.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT in BENEFIT of the CLAUDE-DES-SERRES FOUNDATION and ST. DAMIEN with THE LACHINE HARMONY on DECEMBER 10th at 3 PM. at ST. DAMIEN CHURCH
Adults $20, 6-12 yrs. $5, 0-6 yrs. free
Tickets available at the presbytery in Bedford and by members of the C. D. Foundation and at the Foundation's office at the CHSLD/CLSC in Bedford.
The Missisquoi Museum is having a PITCH-IN Campaigne to fundraise for ongoing operation of the museum and to institute a special building fund to help with repairs. For further information call 450-248-3153 or go to their website –
There are lots of interesting faith related things on our new bulletin board outside the Church Office. Take a minute to have a look. When you have a new announcement or information to display please slide it under the office door with your name on the back. We'll make sure it gets posted.