LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
METHODIST INSPIRATIONAL LEADERS (MIL) LECTURE
The Methodist Inspirational Leaders (Ebenezer) extends an invitation to all to a lecture on “Will and Estate Planning” on Monday, 13th March, 2023 at 7:00pm at the Ebenezer Methodist Church. The presenter will be Bro Azard Gumbs, Attorney-At-Law, Gumbs Legal Chambers.
EPWORTH/MAURICE HILLIER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Parents and Guardians are asked to note that registration for the new Kindergarten class 2023 -2024 at the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School is open. The Registration fee is $100.00, Non-Refundable. A recent passport sized (half snap) picture, birth certificate or passport, an immunization/Clinic Record for the person being registered, parents’ Identification card, a job letter, proof of address and immigration status for non-nationals must be presented at the time of registration, which ends on 31st March, 2023.
2024 MCCA YOUTH ENCUENTRO APPLICATIONS
Application is now open for persons ages 15-25 years, who are desirous of attending the 2024 MCCA Youth Encuentro. This will be held in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, 22July to Monday, 29 July 2024.
Application forms for acceptance as a delegate for the St. Kitts Circuit can be collected from the Circuit Office, from your Youth Leader, or Minister. All completed applications should be submitted to the Circuit Office, Seaton Street, for the attention of Rev. Stacia Williams-Christmas on or before Friday, 31 March, 2023. Please note that applying does not confirm acceptance to be a delegate.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Nevis Circuit.
SKCC LENTEN SERVICES
The St. Kitts Christian Council (SKCC) Midday Lenten Services continue on Wednesday, 15 March 2023, under the general theme "Journeying Through the Wilderness." The Services are being held at the Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Basseterre, from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. This week’s Service will be led by the Methodist Communion under the sub-theme “Enduring Isolation.” All are invited.
ZONAL LENTEN TEACHING SESSIONS
Please note that the Zonal Lenten Teaching Sessions will continue Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. as follows:
Zone 1 @ Wesley - “When the Ordinary is Complicated”with Rev. Stacia Williams-Christmas
Zone 2 @ Immanuel - “When the Unexpected Occurs” with Rev. Mark Christmas
Zone 3 @ K.G. Swanston - Defining the Role of the “Village” with Rev. Tyrone Hunkins
The general theme that guides us is “Building Family Life in Times of Conflict”. All are invited.
CONGRATULATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS
We extend birthday and anniversary wishes to all who are celebrating this week. We remind and encourage you to offer thanks to Almighty God for his goodness and mercy throughout the years of your life.
CONDOLENCES, THANKSGIVING SERVICES AND EXPRESSIONS OF THANKS
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time:
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 19 March 2023
Fourth Lord’s Day in the Penitential Season (Lent)
OT Reading: 1 Samuel 16: 1-13
Responsive Reading: Psalm 23[VIP 579]
Epistle: Ephesians 5: 8-14
The Gospel: John 9: 1-41
DO YOU KNOW
That a lectionary (table of readings) can be used as a ‘guide for individuals and groups who wish to read, study, and pray the Bible in tune with the church’s prayer and teaching’?
DATES TO REMEMBER
15 12:10 pm SKCC Lenten Midday Service, Immaculate Conception (Catholic)
7:00 pm Zonal Lenten Teaching Sessions
25 Youth and Young Adults Commission Praise Breakfast
The Circuit Office is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm daily and can be reached via telephone numbers 465-2346/662-2885 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Tithes and offerings may also be received at the office during these hours. Contributions may also be made on-line, via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.
HARMONY CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE
The Harmony Christian Bookstore supplies a variety of resource material to help in our spiritual walk. The Harmony Christian Bookstore is open Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or call us at 466-1215.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 12 March, is being broadcast from the Wesley Methodist Church. Log on to the Methodist Radio Network - St. Kitts Circuit, available via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.
Kindly note that live Services are also carried on the following platforms. Please remember to “like” the Face Book pages and/or subscribe to the You Tube channels:
St. Johnston: Face Book (St. Johnston’s Methodist Church)
Wesley: Face Book and You Tube (Wesley Methodist Church – St. Kitts);
Immanuel: Face Book and You Tube (Immanuel Methodist Church St. Kitts)
Tabernacle: Face Book (Tabernacle Methodist Church St. Kitts)
RECEIPT OF NOTICES
Please note that notices for inclusion in the weekly “Notices, Reminders and Updates” are to be submitted by Thursday at 2 pm of each week via email@example.com.
Persons who desire to have the notices sent to them via email can subscribe via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org. The Notices can also be accessed via the website.
LID WEBSITE: www.lidmethodist.org
PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRAY…
For our Nation’s leaders and all its resources and plans, in thanksgiving to Almighty God for his continued protection of our people and country, especially at this time as we go through the challenges of recovery and living with the COVID-19 virus;
for the Connexional, District and Circuit Officers, Ministers, Leaders and other members of our Church throughout the Caribbean and the Americas;
PLEASE ALSO REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS…
those who are hospitalized including Sis. Girda Warner (Immanuel); Rev. Rosalind Morgan (Montserrat);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for including Sisters Icilma Hendrickson (Wesley), Marlene Fyfield (Wesley) and Jessica Boddie (KGS) and Bro. Carlton Berridge (KGS):
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne, Sisters Humie Lawrence, Patricia Ottley, Joycelyn Woodley, Helen Aponte, Beverly Phillip, Evelyn Phillip, Lilian Jones, Jacqueline Browne, Mildred Browne, and Yvonne Matthew].
those in nursing homes: [including Sisters Jean Thomas, Carmen Mills-Richards, Ruth Rogers, Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Oretha Isaac, and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Earl Clarke, Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, and Hugo Mullix];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sis. Caroline Caines (KGS)];
those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;
those who are incarcerated or in juvenile centers, and their families;
those tested Covid-19 positive and those in quarantine;
those who are shut-in, those in need and those who are experiencing the harsh realities of life, but who have no experience of Christ.