LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
FISH FRY - EBENEZER
The Ebenezer Methodist Church will be having a Fish Fry on Friday, 25th February 2022, on the church lawn staring at 6 pm. The Menu includes Fried Fish/Chicken, Potato salad, Breadfruit salad, Green salad, Corn on Cob, Bakes, and Garlic bread. This will be at a cost of only $20.00! To compliment this meal, drinks will be on sale. Come and enjoy a night of fun and relaxation. All Covid protocols will be observed. Proceeds will go towards Missions and its Window Fund.
MCCA MEN’S WEEK OF ACTIVITIES (27 FEBRUARY – 06 MARCH 2022)
The St. Kitts Circuit Men’s Commission will be having a week of activities surrounding the observance of MCCA Men Lord’s Day (the last Sunday in the month of February of each year). The activities are as follows:
Sunday, 27th February - MCCA Men Lord’s Day
(ALL men are to take an active role in the morning worship in the various congregations)
Open Air Service
Dieppe Bay at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 1st March - Rap Session
Topic: “The Role of Men in and their Contribution to Community.”
St. Johnston Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, 3rd March - Panel Discussion
Topic: “The Impact of the Pandemic on our Youth – physical, spiritual, psychosocial, educational.”
Immanuel Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, 5th March – Zonal Cricket Match
Samuel Williams Sports Complex (formerly the Verchild’s Playing Field) at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, 27th March - Men in Praise Concert at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 5:30 p.m. (Please note the change in date)
MCCA MEN IN PRAISE - VISION
Under the distinguished patronage of The Right Excellent and Right Honourable Dr. Sir Kennedy Alphonse Simmonds and Lady Simmonds, the MCCA Men’s Commission presents a Musical Hour of Classics reimagined for all Generations, featuring Issa Kamal. The event takes place at the Wesley Methodist Church on Sunday, 27th March, 2022 at 5:30 pm sharp. Admission by tickets ($25.00) being sold at the Harmony Christian Book Store; Methodist Church Circuit Office; MCCA Men's Commission.
LI DISTRICT SINGLES MEETING
The LI District will be hosting its premier virtual “Singles Meeting” for persons ages 21-40 years, on Saturday, 5 March 2022, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are little younger or older and are interested, you are free to join. The Moderator will be Mrs. Jarmila Wilson-Berkel, Principal of the Bethel Methodist School, St. Eustatius.
Scholarships are currently available to nationals interested in pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies in various countries, including the USVI. For more information, please contact the Human Resource Department at Government Headquarters at 467 1323. Interested members are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities available.
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:
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Sis. Veronica Herbert will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church on Tuesday, 22 February, 2022 starting at 10:00 am.
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Bro. Jerome Pinney will be held at the Immanuel Methodist Church on Thursday, 24 February, 2022 starting at 2: 00 pm.
The family of the late Alexis Knight, thanks the members of the Wesley Congregation and all its groups and organizations and the St. Kitts Methodist Circuit for the condolences, prayers, and words of encouragement offered as they continue to mourn his passing but celebrate his life of service to God and to the Church.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 27 FEBRUARY 2022 TRANSFIGURATION
Old Testament: Exodus 34:29-35
Responsive Reading: Psalm 99 (VIP 625)
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
The Gospel: Luke 9:28-36
MCCA MEN LORD’S DAY
Old Testament: Genesis 32:9-12, 22-30
Responsive Reading: Psalm 107:1-16
Epistle: 2 Timothy 1:1-14
The Gospel: Luke 9:28-36
DO YOU KNOW…
That, in the period of slavery, the Methodist missionaries condemned African music and dance as sinful?
DATES TO REMEMBER
27 Feb – 6 Mar Men’s Week of Activities
27 MCCA Men Lord’s Day
2 Ash Wednesday
(Commencement of the Penitential Season)
Zonal Services @ 7 pm (Zone 1 @ Wesley;
Zone 2 @ Phipps Memorial; Zone 3 @ Tabernacle)
4 World Day of Prayer
EPWORTH/MAURICE HILLIER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Parents and Guardians are asked to note that registration for the new Kindergarten class 2022 -2023 at the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School is now open. The Registration fee is $100.00, Non-Refundable. A recent passport sized (half snap) picture, birth certificate or passport, an immunization/Clinic Record for the person being registered, parents’ Identification card, a job letter, proof of address and immigration status for non-nationals must be presented at the time of registration, which ends on 18th March, 2022.
For more information, call (869) 465-2678 or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours for registration is from 9:00 am to 3:00pm. Please be guided accordingly.
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, 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. The Office Staff takes the opportunity to extend to all the best for 2022.
HARMONY CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE
The Harmony Christian Bookstore has a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature and is opened daily, 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, 20 February, 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, St. Kitts)
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.
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 challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic;
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, Mrs. Melissa Richardson (Teacher-Librarian, EMHMJS), Sisters Agnes Fleming (Wesley), Dorothy Martin (Wesley), Louise Kelly (Wesley) Violet Carey (Wesley), Majorie Wharton (Cayon), Kathuel Bergan (Tabernacle/Circuit Steward), Pastor Leroy Benjamin, Rev’d Lloyd Brissett (St. Maarten) and Rev'd Rosalind Morgan of the Montserrat Circuit];
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Dudley Tyson, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne, Sisters Humie Lawrence, Jane Hickson, 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 Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, Margery Welsh, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Esther Jeffers, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, and Hugo Mullix];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sisters Viola Grant (St. Johnston) 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.