LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
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 taking 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 Hourof 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.
SKCC LENTEN SERVICES
The St. Kitts Christian Council (SKCC) Midday Lenten Services (in person) will begin Wednesday, 9 March, 2022, under the general theme "Returning to Our First Love." The Services will be held at the Pro-Cathedral of St. George, Basseterre, from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. Please note that masks must be worn to the services and sanitisation of hands will take place. Please cooperate with the Ushers as you are escorted/directed to your seat. All are invited.
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.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time:
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR COMMENCEMENT OF PENITETIAL SEASON,
ASH WEDNESDAY, MARCH 02, 2022
Old Testament: Isaiah 58:1-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 51:1-17 (VIP 597)
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10
The Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 06 MARCH 2022
Old Testament: Deuteronomy 26 :1-11
Responsive Reading: Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 (VIP 619)
Epistle: Romans 10:8b-13
The Gospel: Luke 4:1-13
DO YOU KNOW…
That, MCCA Men is the Connexional Umbrella for Men’s Work and the Circuit Men’s Commission is its local executive?
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
Zonal Services with the imposition of ashes @ 7 pm
(Zone 1 @ Wesley; Zone 2 @ Phipps Memorial;
Zone 3 @ Tabernacle)
4 World Day of Prayer
7 5:00 pm Circuit O & E, Wesley Church Hall (or online)
9 12:10 pm SKCC Lenten Midday Service, St. George’s Anglican
9 7:30 pm Lenten Teaching Session, via Zoom
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, 27 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.
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: [including Sis. Daisy Herbert (Wesley)];
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.