LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
VOLCANO IMMEDIATE RELIEF APPEAL- ST KITTS CIRCUIT
In response to the immediate needs of our brothers and sisters in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, members can respond in a number of the following ways;
Donation of critical items to be left at the Wesley Annex by Friday, 23 April, 2021 (please contact the Circuit Office or visit the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org, for a list of items).
A “Solidarity Offering” to be collected on Lord’s Day, 25 April, 2021.
Monetary donations can be made directly to the Church office or deposited at St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd – Account Number 25986; Account Name: Methodist Church - St. Kitts Circuit. If deposited to the bank, please same indicate to the Office.
Contact stewards are asked to coordinate congregational efforts for items and have same delivered to the Wesley Annex. Dr. Christine Walwyn is the Circuit Coordinator.
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 email@example.com. 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, THANKSGIVING SERVICE AND EXPRESSION OF THANKS
Condolences are extended to Rev'd Ablamy Lataillade (Haiti) on the death of his brother, Ronald Lataillade;
To Rev. Relis Martin-Riley (St. Eustatius) on the death of her sister, and;
To Rev. Dr. Keith B. Lewis (BVI) on the death of a family member.
The Thanksgiving Service of the Sis. Claudia James (Wesley) will be held on Wednesday, 28 April, 2021 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 11:00 am.
The family of the late Keon Omar Fyfield expresses thanks to the entire Methodist Community for your support, prayers, and expressions of sympathies during their time of mourning. Your calls, messages, flowers, or attendance at the funeral was greatly appreciated.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time.
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 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. You can call us at 466-1215. See you there.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 18 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 traditional observance of “Good Shepherd Sunday” is on the Third Sunday of the Resurrection but most denominations observe it on the Fourth Sunday of the Resurrection?
DATES TO REMEMBER
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 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.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2021
1st Reading: Acts 4:5-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 23 [VIP 579]
2nd Reading: 1 John 3:16-24
The Gospel: John 10:11-18
(PREACHERS LORD’S DAY)
Old Testament Jeremiah 1: 4-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 63 [VIP 601]
Epistle: Colossians 3: 18-4;6
The Gospel: John 4: 46-54
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 Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, especially at this time of increased volcanic activity;
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;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for; [including Sisters Ena Jeffers (Wesley) and Fransteen Mulraine (KG Swanston) 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 and Rev. Selwyn Vanterpool];
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.