2ND EDITION BLACK HISTORY CONCERT
The Immanuel Youth Fellowship is inviting one and all to its 2ndEdition Black History Concert under the theme,“He Lives in Us: A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture”. Indulge in the amazing talents of our performers from singing, to dancing, spoken word, and so much more. Today, Sunday, 21st February, 2021 is the date. Immanuel Methodist Church in Sandy Point is the place, starting at 6pm. Our History has shown us that ‘courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own’.
Refreshments will be on sale!
PRAYER & FAST
Members are reminded and encouraged to participate in the Prayer and
Fast on Friday 26th February, 2021. Those using the Wesley Fast will begin on Thursday, 25th February at sunset and will end at 3:00 p.m. or at sunset on Friday, 26th February 2021. Members who will be doing the Daniel Fast, instead, will begin on Friday morning and end at 3:00 p.m. or sunset on the same day. Please note that now we are in the season of Lent, the Prayer and Fast will be held every week ending at 3:00 p.m. or sunset on Good Friday. Please pray every hour on the hour for five minutes or longer for different concerns
MCCA MEN’S WEEK OF ACTIVITIES
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 of each year in the month of February) under the theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles Into Opportunities.” The activities are as follows:
Saturday, 27th February- Men’s Rap Session
Venue: Railway Bar and Grill; Wingfield, Old Road
Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
An address by Rev. Telford D. Matthew to officially launch Men’s Week of Activities 2021 (Media Stations/Platforms TBD)
Sunday, 28th February- MCCA Men Lord’s Day: (Men leading worship in all eleven (11) congregations across the Circuit.)
A special offering towards men’s work in the District will be taken.
- Open Air Service- (All are invited)
Venue: Under the Bridge in Old Road
Time: 5:30 p.m.
(Parking in the Ebenezer Church yard)
Monday, 1st March- Visitation/Presentation
Wednesday, 3rd March- Men’s Health Talk
Venue: St. Johnston Methodist Church
Time: 7:00 p.m.-9:00p.m.
Friday, 5th March- World Day of Prayer- (All are encouraged to attend the Zonal World Day of Prayer service organized within their zone)
Saturday, 6th March- Health and Wellness Walk & Breakfast
Starting Point: K.G. Swanston Memorial Methodist Church Grounds, Dieppe Bay
Finishing Point: Immanuel Methodist Church Hall, Crab Hill, Sandy Point
Time: 6:00 a.m. sharp
Tickets for breakfast-$15.00 T-shirts-$15.00
N.B: All Covid-19 protocols will be adhered to. Kindly ensure to have your masksat each of the events you are attending.
CIRCUIT MCCA WOMEN’S COMMISSION MEETING
There will be a meeting of the MCCA Women Commission St. Kitts Circuit
on Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021at the Wesley Church Hall (Old Boy’s School), Seaton Street,Basseterre starting at 5:00 p.m.Each Women's Group (with a representation of two (2) members) and any
interested female member (18 years and older) of the congregation are invited.
Please note all Covid -19 protocols will be observed. Be reminded to
begin along your mask.
MAURICE HILLIER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Parents and Guardians are asked to note that registration for the new Kindergarten class 2021 -2022 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, an immunization/Clinic Record for the person being registered, parents’ Identification card, and a job letter must be presented at the time of registration, which ends on 26th February, 2021. Please be guided accordingly.
Scholarships are currently available to nationals interested in pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the following countries: Taiwan, Turkey, Serbia, and Brazil. 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 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 AND THANKSGIVING SERVICES
We extend condolences to Bro. Carl Glasford and family on the death of his mother.
We also extend condolences to the family of the late Bro. Burchell Crooke of Wesley, including his wife, Gillian, daughters, Shenel and Giselle, and mother-in-law, Sis. Eileen Woods.
We also extend condolences to Sis. Carmen Ottley and family on the death of a brother, Leonard Livingston.
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, 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.
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. The 2021 edition of “Our Daily Bread” is also available. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can call us at 466-1215. See you there.
METHODIST MEDIA VOLUNTEERS
The Methodist Media Team, which is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of communication and publicity for the Circuit, need workers in this area of the Vineyard. Here is your chance to be a part of this exciting experience. Yes! You heard right! We are inviting everyone interested in working in website design, photography, videography, and audio production to join the Methodist Media team. This is an invitation for you come onboard, explore your passion, and burst alive the talents you were blessed with in one or more of the many areas of media technology.
Interested persons are asked to give your details to any member of the Media team (Colin Jacobs (WhatsApp or direct at 869-762-5771), Ajamu King, Vernon Guishard, Kevington Pemberton, Jimmy Revan, Mikal Manners, Tiffany Liburd, Sven Caines Telbert Pyke, Kayla Farrell) or submit your interest through the online form at www.skmethodist.org/volunteer. Please see website for full advertisement.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 21 February, is being broadcastfrom 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.
LISTEN TO CHURCH CALLING:
Listen this and every Sunday night to the St. Kitts Christian Council’s Radio Programme, “Church Calling”, on WINN FM (98.9), 7 pm-8 pm. Second Sundays will be hosted by the Methodist Communion.
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, according to the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL), the Gospel Reading for the first Sunday in Lent is always focused on the Temptation of Jesus?
DATES TO REMEMBER
24 12:15pm SKCC Midday Lenten Service, ZIZ TV & MRN
Lenten Teaching Session, (postponed)
26 8:00pm Immanuelypso, Sandy Point Hard Court
Monthly Daniel/Wesley Fasts
27 Feb – 6 Mar Men’s Week of Activities
28 MCCA Men Lord’s Day
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.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28 2021
1st Reading: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
Responsive Reading: Psalm 22:23-31 [VIP 578]
Epistle: Romans 4:13-25
The Gospel: Mark 8:31-38
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 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 Brothers Bro. Samuel Jones, Earl Clarke and Campbell Mercer, and Sisters Adina Payne and Beulah Clarke; [Also recuperating at home is 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 Rev. Selwyn Vanterpool, and Sister Caroline Caines];
those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;
persons who are mourning; especially the families of the late Brothers Dr. Keith Archibald, Lloyd Pennyfeather Sr. and Burchell Crooke, Rev. Eva Cocks-Williams and Sis. Rosemarie Cocks-Julius and Bro. Carl Glasford and family.
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.