LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into
NOMINATIONS FOR CIRCUIT STEWARD INVITED
Nominations are invited for the position of Circuit Steward. Nominations must be in writing bearing two signatures of confirmed members in good standing and submitted to the Superintendent Minister by Friday, 21 April, 2023. Please note that persons nominated must give their consent before their names are recorded and submitted. No nominations shall be allowed from the floor.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Aruba Circuit.
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 including:
Revs. Telford Matthew and Andrine Joseph and their families on the death of his mother and her aunt respectively, Sis. Amy Maryann Matthew (Dominica);
Bro. Carl Richardson Sr. and family on the death of a sister, Bertha (Anguilla);
The family of the late Sis. Idetha Ottley (St. Johnston), including her son, Bro. Lendon Williams aka Lenny Ottley, and sister, Sis. Viola Grant, both of the St. Johnston congregation. The Thanksgiving Service for her life will be held on Friday, 21 April 2023 at the St. Johnston Methodist Church starting at 2:00 pm;
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Sis. Agatha Pemberton will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church on Tuesday, 18 April 2023 starting at 2:00 pm.
ST CHRISTOPHER OUTREACH CENTER
Kindly note that volunteerism is encouraged at the Outreach Center as each Communion is rotated weekly. The Anglican Communion is responsible for the week of 17-21 April 2023. Persons desiring to volunteer at the Outreach Center, Irish Town Bay Road, can give their names to the Circuit Office.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 23 April 2023
Third Lord’s Day of the Resurrection
First Reading: Acts 2: 14a, 36- 41
Canticle: Psalm 116: 1-4, 12-19 [VIP 634]
Second Reading: 1 Peter 1: 17-23
The Gospel: Luke 24:13-35
DO YOU KNOW
That, the readings from Acts, 1 Peter, letters of John and Revelation over the next few weeks help us to understand the outworking of the Resurrection in the church?
DATES TO REMEMBER
17 6:30 pm Circuit Preachers Meeting, via Zoom
20 5:00 pm Circuit O & E, Ebenezer Church Hall/Althea Jacobs Center
23 Preachers Lord’s Day
27 5:00 pm Circuit R & D, Wesley Church Hall
30 4:30 pm Circuit Pastoral/Circuit Council, Tabernacle
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, 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 CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE
The Harmony Christian Bookstore supplies a variety of resource material to help in our spiritual walk. The 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, 16 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.
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 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.
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. Keisha Williams (Phipps);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for including Sister Icilma Hendrickson (Wesley) and Rev. Rosalind Morgan (Montserrat):
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne,James Taylor, Sisters Doreen Cable, 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 Marian Browne, Persephonie Pyke, Jean Thomas, Carmen Mills-Richards, Ruth Rogers, Marlene Liburd, 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.