LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
2023 HURRICANE SEASON
Please continue to keep abreast of local storm information as issued by the Government Met Office and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as we continue to be vigilant regarding the hurricane season.
Please note that Revs. Mark and Stacia Christmas and Rev. Tyrone Hunkins are on annual leave until 31 August 2023.
We pray that it will be a time of rest and renewal for them all.
The St. Kitts Circuit will welcome Revs. Derek C.O. Browne and A. Carlwin Greenaway, and their families, on Sunday, 03 September 2023 at a Welcome Service to be held at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton St, commencing at 5:00 pm. All are invited.
EMHMJS 70th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS – “70 of a kind”
As part of the upcoming celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School, all are invited to participate in the fund raiser, “70 of a kind”. Envelopes are now available where persons are invited to make donations under different categories, namely,
Copper 70 x $1 ($70.00); Bronze 70 x $5 ($350.00); Silver 70 x $10 ($700.00); Gold 70 x $20 ($1,400.00); Platinum 70 x $50 ($3,500.00). An online platform will also be made available.
Other activities include Alumni Business Showcase (12 September). This is to be held at the CUNA Conference Center, Fortlands, 5-8 pm and seeks to highlight “Alumni in Business”; Alumni Day (21 September); Thanksgiving Service (24 September); Banquet (22 December).
“Honouring our Past, Embracing our Future. Celebrating 70 at Epworth/Maurice Hillier”.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Curacao 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 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 Rev’d M. Peterson Joseph, including his wife, Rhonie, and children, Pat and Ian. The late Rev’d Joseph served in the St. Kitts Circuit, 2000-2002.
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 28 August – 1 September 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, 03 September 2023
Fourteenth Lord’s Day after Pentecost
Old Testament: Exodus 3: 1-15
Responsive Reading: Psalm 105: 1-6, 23-26, 45b [VIP 627]
Epistle: Romans 12: 9-21
The Gospel: Matthew 16: 21-28
DO YOU KNOW
That stewardship is reflecting the image of our Creator God in God’s care, maintenance, protection and beautification of God’s creation?
DATES TO REMEMBER
03 Connexional Lord’s Day
03 5:00 pm Welcome Service for Revs Browne and Greenaway, Wesley
3-10 LIDC ‘7 Day Daniel/Wesley Fast'
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, 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
The Harmony Christian Bookstoreis openWednesday 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, 27 August, 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 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.
LID WEBSITE: www.lidmethodist.org
MCCA WEBSITE: www.mccaconference.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;
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. Linda Simmonds (St. Johnston);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for including Rev’ds. Yvonne Nibbs-Flores (BVI); and Rosalind Morgan (Montserrat);
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne,Sisters Doreen Cable, Humie Lawrence, Patricia Ottley, Joycelyn Woodley, 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 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 who are shut-in, those in need and those who are experiencing the harsh realities of life, but who have no experience of Christ.