DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2021
Due to travel restrictions the Leeward Islands District Conference will convene virtually in its 215th Annual Meeting and 3rd Triennial Conference, January 11– 15, 2021. The delegates to Conference will be the Ministerial Staff and Supernumerary Ministers residing in the Circuit, the Circuit Stewards, lay delegates – Brother Kevington Pemberton and Sisters Lorozine Williams, Jennifer Hensley, and Trevere Swanston. Sister Tiffany Liburd will attend in her capacity as the LID Representative of the MCCA Youth and Young Adults Commission. Brother Sydney Matthew will attend in his capacity as the Acting President of the LID Men’s Commission. Our prayers are solicited for the President, Bishop Charles Seaton, the Officers, and members of the Conference.
ST. KITTS BOYS’ BRIGADE ISLAND COUNCIL
The St. Kitts Boys’ Brigade Island Council will meet on Monday, 4thJanuary, 2021 at the Wesley Annex, starting at 5:00p.m. Newly elected President, Lieutenant Damon Bacchus, will chair the Meeting. All officers are asked to be present and punctual.
All Covid19 protocols will be adhered to.
CIRCUIT MEN’S COMMISSION EXECUTIVE AND GENERAL MEETING
The St. Kitts Circuit Men’s Commission executive will meet on Tuesday, 12thJanuary, 2021 at the St. Johnston Methodist Church, starting at 5:00 p.m. All executive members are asked to take note and be guided accordingly.
In addition, there will be a general meeting of all men (18 years and older) of the Circuit on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 at the Ebenezer Methodist Church, Old Road, commencing at 5:00 p.m. All men are asked to take note and be guided accordingly.
All Covid-19 protocols will be adhered to at both meetings. Kindly ensure to have your mask.
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 are extended to the family of the late Sis. Sheila Crosse of St. Johnston. Sis. Shelia served her church and God in many capacities including CARE Fund Steward and Choir member. The Thanksgiving Service will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church on Thursday, 21 January 2021 starting at 2:00 pm.
Condolences are also extended to the family of the late Valentine “Val T” Thomas. Bro. Thomas was one who partnered with the Circuit during the lockdown period to broadcast services via his radio station Sugar City Roc FM (90.3).
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. Tithes and offerings may also be received at the office during these hours. Contributions may also be made on-line, via the redesigned Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org. The Office Staff takes the opportunity to extend to all the best for 2021.
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 Friday 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, 03 January, will be broadcast from the Wesley 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 (98.1), 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. The Methodist Communion is rostered for January 4-8, 2021.
Let us continue to be vigilant regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic.
DATES TO REMEMBER
3 Covenant Sunday
11-15 LI District Conference, Virtual
11 Ministers Fellowship Meeting & Virtual Retreat
11 6:00 pm Virtual Welcome Service
12 Ministerial Session
13-15 Representative Session
15 7:00 pm District Communion & Closing Service
18-25 Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity
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, JANUARY 10, 2021
1st Reading: Genesis 1: 1-5
Responsive Reading: Psalm 29 [VIP 584]
Epistle: Acts 19: 4-11
The Gospel: Mark 1: 4-11
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 including Bro. Samuel Jones (St. Johnston);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Brothers Earl Clarke and Campbell Mercer, and Sisters Peggy Fraser-Browne, 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 Sis. Sheila Crosse;
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.