LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
ZONALCAROL/CANDLE LIGHT SERVICES
Zonal Carol/Candle Light Services will take place this evening, December 18.
The Zone One Service for St. Johnston, Hope Chapel and Wesley congregations will be held at Wesley, commencing at 6:00 p.m.
The Zone Two Service for Challengers, Ebenezer, Phipps Memorial and Immanuel congregations will be held at Immanuel, commencing at 6:30 pm.
The Zone Three Service will be held at K.G. Swanston for St. Paul’s, K. G. Swanston, Tabernacle, and Cayon congregations, starting at 6.30 p.m.
It is suggested that red, red and white or red and black should be worn, if possible. Bring a candle to sing special Carols by candle light.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT THE PRO-CATHEDRAL OF ST. GEORGE
The Annual Christmas Concert at The Pro-Cathedral of St. George
is BACK!!! Monday, 19th December, 2022. Come and hear top artistes including Vocalists, Instrumentalists, Senior and Junior Choirs and much more. It’s the spirit of Christmas! Not to be missed! Tickets $25.00 obtainable at Harpers and the Anglican Rectory, Taylor’s Range.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Guadeloupe Mission and MECG Committee.
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:
The family of the late Sis. Stephanie Lawrence (Grange/Phipps Memorial).
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 25th December 2022
Festival of the Nativity
OT Reading: Isaiah 62:6-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 97 [VIP 623]
Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11
The Gospel: Luke 2:1-20
DO YOU KNOW
What causes persons to try and create that special feeling, commonly called, the “Christmasy feeling” associated with this time of year?
DATES TO REMEMBER
18 Cradle Roll/Candle Light Services
25 Festival of the Nativity
31 Watch Night
01 Covenant Sunday
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
Now available at the Harmony Christian Bookstore are Christmas Cards, Mugs, Journals, Water Bottles, Devotionals, Study Materials, other Christian literature, and so much more. We are 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, 18th December, is being broadcast from 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.
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;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sis. Gloria Brodie, widow of the late Rev. Neville Brodie (Antigua/USA), Mrs. Melissa Richardson (Teacher, EMHMJS), Alistair “Chucky” Halliday (Hope), and Rev'd Rosalind Morgan of the Montserrat Circuit];
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne, Sisters Humie Lawrence, Patricia Ottley, Joycelyn Woodley, Sharon Pemberton, Helen Aponte, Beverly Phillip, Evelyn Phillip, Lilian Jones, Jacqueline Browne, Mildred Browne, and Yvonne Matthew].
those in nursing homes: [including Sisters Carmen Mills-Richards, Ruth Rogers, Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Oretha Isaac, and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, and Hugo Mullix];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sisters Althea Martin, Sheila Douglas and 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.