Our Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! May the Christ of hope and time of renewal be yours in this blessed, holy Festive Season of the Resurrection!
DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY
The Zone 1 Wednesday Night Disciple Bible Study Group will resume on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Wesley Church Hall at 7 p.m. Please wear masks. All persons are asked to read Lesson 22 in preparation for the study.
GOSPEL REVIVAL WEEK
The Ebenezer Methodist Congregation, Old Road, presents “Gospel Revival Week” under the theme, “Reconstructing for Radical Renewal”. The Week runs April 5-11, 7:00 pm nightly. Come and be renewed!
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PRINCIPAL – WESLEY HIGH SCHOOL
The Board of Management of the Wesley High School, Dominica Circuit, invites applications for the position of Principal. Application forms and other information pertaining to the criteria and job description can be accessed from the school’s website: https://whsdominica.org/2021/03/31/vacancy-announcement-for-principal/ or through the Dominica Methodist Circuit Office. Applications may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be received on or before Friday, 7th May, 2021.
CONGRATULATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS
We extend birthday and anniversary greetings 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 and that of your loved ones.
CONDOLENCES AND THANKSGIVING SERVICES
Condolences are extended to Rev. Dr. Racquel Clemming (Jamaica) on the death of her step-father, Bro. Victor Smith;
To Rev. Janetta James (Antigua) on the death of her brother, Conrad, and:
To the family of the late Tashanda Edwards including her aunt, Sis. Vernice Caines (Wesley) and sons, Jaylen and Shakeem.
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Ethel Swanston will be held on Wednesday, 7 April, 2021 at KG Swanston Memorial Methodist Church, Dieppe Bay, starting at 2:00 pm.
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Keon Fyfield will be held on Thursday, 8 April, 2021 at Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street, starting at 2:00 pm.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time.
The Circuit Office will be closed on Easter Monday, 5 April, 2021. It will be open on the remaining days, 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
The Harmony Christian Bookstore still has new books and journals, a wide variety of gift items to suit everyone on your list. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the Bookstore will be closed on Monday, 5 April in observance of Easter Monday, You can call us at 466-1215. See you there.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 4 April, 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.
The 'MRN' committee thanks you for your patience and understanding and looks forward to a return of our normal daily programming.
ST CHRISTOPHER OUTREACH CENTER
Persons desiring to volunteer at the Outreach Center, Irish Town Bay Road, can give their names to the Circuit Office.
Let us continue to be vigilant regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic.
DO YOU KNOW…
That, the date of the Festival of the Resurrection changes from year to year in the Western Church, but is always celebrated on April 14 (Nisan) in some parts of the Eastern Church, no matter what day of the week that date may be?
DATES TO REMEMBER
04 Festival of the Resurrection
05-11 7:00 pm Gospel Revival Week, Ebenezer
12 7:00 pm Circuit Preachers Meeting, Challengers
15 5:00 pm Circuit R & D/Trust Corporation, Wesley Church Hall
17 Virtual District Preachers’ Retreat (note date change)
18 4:30 pm Circuit Pastoral/Circuit Council, Phipps Memorial
25 Preachers Lord’s Day
25 6:00 pm Appreciation Service for Bro. Uriel Hensley and
Sis. Marilyn Bertie, Immanuel
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.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2021
1st Reading: Acts 4:32-35 (or) Isaiah 12:1-6
Responsive Reading: Psalm 133 [VIP 649]
Epistle: 1 John 1:1-2:2
The Gospel: John 20:19-31
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 COVID-19 Pandemic;
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. Fransteen Mulraine (KG Swanston); and Rev. Selwyn Vanterpool;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for; [including Sis. Ena Jeffers (Wesley) 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 Sister Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Mildred Bailey-Henville, Alix Pencheon, Esther Jeffers, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Alfred Brandy, Calvin Taylor, Edmond Warner, Hugo Mullix and Alexis Knight];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sister Caroline Caines];
those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;
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.