LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
TRIAL SERVICE – BRO KEVINGTON PEMBERTON
All are invited to support Bro. Kevington Pemberton in his Trial Service which is part of his candidature for the Ministry. The Service takes place on Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at the Ebenezer Methodist Church starting at 6:30 pm. All Covid-19 protocols will be observed.
All are invited to join in the Appreciation Service for Long Service as Accredited Preachers for Brothers Wentford Rogers and Glenville Julius (20 years), Sisters Marian Browne and Sandra Davoren, Brothers Vallon Francis and Hugh Heyliger (10 years). The Service will be held Lord’s Day, 17 October 2021 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 6:00 pm. All Covid-19 protocols will be observed. The Service will also be carried live on all Circuit media platforms.
HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF APPEAL- ST KITTS CIRCUIT
In response to the ongoing needs of our brothers and sisters in the Haiti District following the devastation caused by earthquake, members can make monetary donations directly to the Church office or deposits at St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd – Account Number 25986; Account Name: Methodist Church - St. Kitts Circuit. If deposited to the bank, please indicate same to the Office.
MONITOR 2021 HURRICANE SEASON & COVID-19
Please continue to monitor information supplied by the Government Met Office, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) as we continue to be vigilant regarding the hurricane season and the COVID-19 Pandemic.
ASSISTANCE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE AND NEED
You may know of persons who are in need during this time of crisis, especially some who are quarantined and in dire need of essential supplies; let us, through the CARE Fund stewards, in the true spirit of the Christian Community, demonstrate love and compassion by assisting where necessary.
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.
We also extend congratulations and best wishes to Sister Lysanna Belle (Hope) on her recent scholarship to begin studies in the Republic of China (Taiwan) later this month. Sis. Lysanna will be pursuing a BA in Business Economics.
CONDOLENCES AND THANKSGIVING SERVICE
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time including:
The family of the late Bro. J. Eugene Vanterpool, including his daughter, Ionie Knight (Wesley) and son in law, Dennis “Freddie” Knight. The Thanksgiving service for the life of the late Bro. Vanterpool will held on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at the St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Sandy Point commencing at 10:00 am.
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Sis. M. “Yvette” Merritt will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street, on Tuesday, 19 October 2021 commencing at 2:00 pm.
PINK WALK 2021
October is commemorated worldwide as Breast Cancer Awareness Month—and the Essence of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation is happy to announce their 13th Annual PINK WALK which will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021. This fun, family-friendly event will start at the Lime Kiln Parking Lot (opposite Best Buy Supermarket), Basseterre at 5:30 a.m. and end at the Frigate Bay Lawn. COVID-19 Protocols will be strictly observed...please be guided accordingly.
You are invited to register for this charitable event and help raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer.
REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://forms.gle/hALd5F1q4TjJNLx48 (individuals only) OR Complete the GROUP form for groups/clubs/companies.
The Circuit Office is open Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily and can be reached via telephone numbers 465-2346/662-2885 or email, email@example.com. 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 BOOKSTORE OPENING HOURS
Harmony Christian Bookstore is also open daily, Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit the store for a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature or call us at 466-1215.
Methodist Media, the official communications arm of the Methodist Church St. Kitts Circuit, is available to provide services for upcoming circuit and congregational events.
If you would like to consult with the media team for your church event, please contact the church office and complete the Methodist Media request form.
We strongly recommend making your request at least 2 weeks prior to your event date. Note that you will be expected to meet with the media team at least twice prior to your event to ensure all needs are addressed and the media team has all the details needed to adequately support your event. Methodist Media looks forward to working with you.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 10 October, is being broadcastfrom the Wesley Methodist Church. Log on to the Methodist Radio Network - St. Kitts Circuit, available via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
DO YOU KNOW…
That the late Bro. Cecil A. Jacobs (Wesley/St. Johnston) was the first Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB)?
DATES TO REMEMBER
OCTOBER 2021 (Ministries Month)
11 7:00 pm Circuit Preachers’ Meeting, online
14 6:00 pm EMHMJS School Board Meeting, online
17 5:00 pm Appreciation Service for Long Service as Accredited
21 5:00 pm Circuit R & D Committee/Trust Corporation,
Wesley Church Hall
24 4:30 pm Circuit Pastoral/Council, Ebenezer
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER, 2021
Old Testament: Job 38:1-7 (34-41)
Responsive Reading: Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c [VIP 626]
Epistle: Hebrews 5:1-10
The Gospel: Mark 10: 35-45
PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRAY…
for our Nation, its 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 combined threats of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the hurricane season;
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 Sister Maureen Woodley (Immanuel) and Brother Lewis Hendrickson (Wesley);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sisters Dorette Butler (Wesley), Elsie Paul (Wesley) Coldotha Hendrickson (Wesley), Diane Henry (St. Johnston) and, Rev'd Rosalind Morgan of the Montserrat Circuit];
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Eugene Huggins, Dudley Tyson, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne, Sisters Jane Hickson, Patricia Ottley, Joycelyn Woodley, Sharon Pemberton, Helen Aponte, Beverly Phillip, Evelyn Phillip, Lilian Jones, Jacqueline Browne, Mildred Browne, Yvonne Matthew and Janet Maynard].
those in nursing homes: [including Sisters Margery Welsh, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Esther Jeffers, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, Hugo Mullix and Alexis Knight];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [Sister Caroline Caines];
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.