YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS COMMISSION PRAISE BREAKFAST
The Circuit Youth and Young Adults Commission will be holding its Annual Praise Breakfast (in a take-away format) on Saturday, 13 February, 2021 at the Wesley Methodist Church Hall (Old Boys’ School), 7 am-10 am. The theme for the event is, “The Love of Christ Constrains Us”. Tickets can be purchased from members of the Youth Commission at a cost of $25. Get your ticket early.
The Circuit is invited to the launch of Rev. Telford Matthew’s Devotional Book, “God in the Midst of Calamity and Trouble”, on Friday, 12 February, 2021. This takes place at the Wesley Methodist Church Hall (Old Boys’ School) at 4:30 pm. Books will be available for purchase at the end of the ceremony. Covid-19 protocols will be observed.
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. 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!
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
CIRCUIT MEN’S COMMISSION GENERAL MEETING
The St. Kitts Circuit Men’s Commission is inviting ALL men (18 years and older) to a general meeting on Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 at St. Johnston Methodist Church, starting at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will seek to address matters affecting men’s work within the Circuit and to give an update on the upcoming Men Lord’s Day and week of activities that is slated from Saturday, 27th February-Saturday, 6th March, 2021.
N.B: All Covid-19 protocols will be adhered to. Kindly ensure to have your masks at each of the events you are attending.
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 Rev. Damien Hughes on the death of his grand aunt, Madrianne Hughes.
We also extend condolences to Sis. Shenelle James of Phipps Memorial on the death of her father, Ian James.
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Dr. Keith Archibald will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street, on Saturday, 20 February, 2021 starting at 11:00 am.
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Rev’d Dr. Oscar Millar, Supernumerary, South Caribbean District, was held on Tuesday, 2 February, 2021 at the James Street Methodist Church, Barbados.
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.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 7 February, will be broadcast from the Phipps Memorial Methodist Church at 9.00 a.m. 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 Damascus is often referred to as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world? Mentioned sixty times in the Old and New Testaments, this city is the modern capital of Syria.
DATES TO REMEMBER
14 Circuit Meeting (cancelled)
15 7:00 pm Preachers’ Fellowship, Ebenezer
17 Ash Wednesday (Commencement of the Penitential Season)
Zonal Services @ 7 pm
Zone 1 @ St. Johnston;
Zone 2 @ Ebenezer
Zone 3 @ KG Swanston)
26 8:00 pm Immanulypso
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 14 2021 (Transfiguration)
1st Reading: 2 Kings 2:1-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 50:1-6 [VIP 596]
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 4:3-6
The Gospel: Mark 9:2-9
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 family of the late Dr. Keith Archibald
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.