LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
Please note that the Superintendent, Rev. Mark Christmas’ long leave, in part, 1 June – 1 August 2021, ends today.
Note also that the Circuit Deacon, Rev. Stacia Williams-Christmas, is on long leave, 1 June - 31 August 2021.
ANNUAL VACATION LEAVE
Rev. Tyrone Hunkins will be on annual vacation leave from July 19 – August 13, 2021;
Rev. Telford Matthew goes on annual vacation leave from August 2 – August 31, 2021
A Farewell Service For Rev. Telford and Sis. Petra Matthew will be held at the Ebenezer Congregation, Old Road, on Sunday August 15, 5:00pm.
MCCA WOMEN’S NOTICE
Congregations are reminded of their contribution to the Walk - Up Offering for Women's Work. Congregational Stewards are asked to ensure that these Offerings be collected on the Lord's Day of the 1st and 8th August. Your offerings are very a much appreciated.
Women's Groups are also reminded to submit their annual subscriptions or dues for the financial year.
MCCA Women's Commission will be having a MCCA Pioneer Women - Virtual Exchange of Knowledge. Join Us on Zoom, along with Our Sisters of Nevis Circuit Thursday 19th August, 2021, 7:00pm.
Be in the Knowing; Learning.....about our the Methodist Women who were the first to be involved in the work.
More details lata!!!!!
Please let us strive to contribute as we, as MCCA Women reflect on the theme for the 2021 Connexional Conference “Facing the Task Unfinished,…”
Be reminded, that MCCA Women's week of activities will RESUME!!.Events and dates will be communicated soon.
CHANGE IN TIME OF WORSHIP SERVICES (CAYON)
Please note that as of the first Sunday in June (6) 2021, the time of worship service at the Cayon congregation was changed to 9:00 am from 11:00 am.
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.
We extend condolences to Sis. Sheila Douglas of the Hope Congregation and her family, on the death of her father- Victor James C. Parris - in Florida, USA. May you and your family be strengthened and supported by our loving and compassionate God during this time of sorrow and grief, and the soul of your beloved father rest in eternal peace and rise in glory.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time.
Cloth masks with the MCCA crest are on sale for $15 only at the St.Kitts Circuit Church office. All masks are delivered on payment. The colours available are white and black. Please be advised that the masks that are sold from the St.Kitts Methodist Church office are authentic and approved by the Connexional Office.
The Circuit Office has reopened to serve you. Please telephone numbers 465-2346/662-2885 or email, email@example.com to find out any information on matters relating to the church. Tithes and offerings may also be received at the office as arranged. Contributions may be made on-line as well, via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.
HARMONY BOOKSTORE OPENING HOURS
The Harmony Christian Bookstore still has new books, journals and a wide variety of gift items to suit everyone on your list. The Bookstore is there to serve you and the general public.
LISTEN TO MRN
Kindly note that the Service today, 1st August, is being broadcast from the Wesley congregation. Log on to the Methodist Radio Network - St. Kitts Circuit, available via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org/mrn.
The 'MRN' committee thanks you for your patience and understanding and looks forward to the 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. Operations have resumed.
Let us continue to be vigilant regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please ensure that you observe all the protocols necessary for your safety and security. Also, keep watch and pray without ceasing. Pray!
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, in the true spirit of the Christian Community, demonstrate love and compassion by providing assistance where necessary.
DO YOU KNOW…
That, the Congregational Stewards and the Minister with pastoral charge of the congregation, are responsible for the administration of the congregation?
DATES TO REMEMBER
01 Emancipation Day
15 Calendar Of events for all congregations and Commissions for 2021/2022 due
Remember, if you have not yet given your Missionary contributions, you can still do so before the end of the Church year, August 31, 2021.
RECEIPT OF NOTICES
Please note that notices for inclusion in the weekly “Notices, Reminders and Updates” are to be submitted by Thursday at 2:00 pm of each week via firstname.lastname@example.org. However
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, August 08, 2021
Old Testament: 2 Samuel 18: 5 – 9, 15, 31 - 33
Responsive Reading: Psalm 130 (VIP 646)
Epistle: Ephesians 4: 25 – 5: 2
Gospel: John 6: 35, 41 – 51
THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON
We note that the Atlantic Hurricane Season commenced on 1 June and will end on November 30, 2021. Let us be vigilant and make the necessary preparations and adjustments and seek God’s protection and guidance as we face another hurricane season.
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 with increased active cases and the hurricane season that it may not cause any destruction to persons or their properties;
for the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, who continue to cope with the challenges of volcanic activity (lahar);
for the Connexional, District and Circuit Officers, Ministers, Leaders and other members of our Church throughout the Caribbean and the Americas;
Students writing external examinations and all others who are following classes virtually.
PLEASE ALSO REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS…
those who are hospitalized, including Sis. Maureen Woodley of the Immanuel congregation and Sis. Welsh of the Challengers congregation;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for; [including Sisters Dorette Butler, Desiree Thomas(Wesley), Marva Sutton (Challengers), Dahlia Martin (Ebenezer) and Rita Hazel (St. Johnston), Bro. Samuel Jones (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 Sister Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, 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, and who have no experience of Christ.