LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
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.
BEST OF THE HARVEST
Best of the Harvest will be held today, Sunday, November 28, at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street, starting at 4:30 p.m. You are encouraged to wear colourful attire.
CIRCUIT ORGAN RECITAL
Please note that the Circuit Organ Recital which was scheduled for 31 October, 2021 has been postponed to 30 January, 2022. Stay tuned for further details.
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 extend heartiest congratulations to Sis. Bryanna Edwards (Wesley) for being counted among the 25 Most Remarkable Teens for her being “Committed to Positivity”, Sis. Zariah Walters (St. Johnston) for her “Spirit of Hope”, Sis. Lyshanna Hensley (Hope) for her “Entrepreneurship”, and Bro. David Walters (St. Johnston) for the “Courage to Overcome”.
CONDOLENCES AND THANKSGIVING SERVICES
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time including:
The family of the late Bro. Alfred Brandy (Wesley). The Thanksgiving Service for his life will be held at the St. Johnston Methodist Church on Tuesday, 30 November, 2021 starting at 2:00 pm;
Dr. Robertine Chaderton (Hope), on the death of her brother, Irvine Lee (Antigua);
Rev’d. Florence Daley (Montserrat) on the death of her brother, David Edgecombe;
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Hyacinth Fraser-Bolus (Ebenezer) will be held at the Ebenezer Methodist Church on Thursday, 2 December, 2021 starting at 2:00 pm.
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, 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
Just arrived at Harmony Christian Bookstore are “Our Daily Bread” devotionals for 2022, Christmas Cards, and a wide variety of Christmas Gifts to suit everyone in the family. Also available are a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature. So, hurry down and do your shopping early. Harmony Christian Bookstore is also open daily, Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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, 28 November, 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:
St. Johnston: Face Book (St. Johnston’s Methodist Church)
Wesley: Face Book and YouTube (Wesley Methodist Church – St. Kitts);
Immanuel: Face Book and YouTube (Immanuel 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.
DO YOU KNOW…
That In the Eastern Church, Advent begins on November 14, which makes it a 40-day period like Lent?
DATES TO REMEMBER
28 1st Lord’s Day of Advent
28 4:30 pm Best of the Harvest, Wesley
1 World AIDS Day
3 International Day of Disability
09 5:00 pm EMHMJS Board Meeting, Wesley Church Hall (or online)
10 Human Rights Day
12 Bible Lord’s Day
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 05 DECEMBER, 2021
Old Testament: Zephaniah 3:14-20
Responsive Reading: Isaiah 12:2-6
Epistle: Philippians 4:4-7
The Gospel: Luke 3:7-18
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 Sisters Carol Williams (St. Johnston) and Nurse Majorie Wharton (Cayon);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including, Sisters Louise Kelly (Wesley), Sheila Richardson (Hope), Violet Carey (Wesley), and, Rev'd Rosalind Morgan of the Montserrat Circuit];
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Dudley Tyson, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne, Sisters Humie Lawrence, 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: [including Sisters Viola Grant (St. Johnston) and 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.