LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
DISTRICT COUNCIL 2022
The Leeward Islands District Council will convene virtually in its 216th Annual Meeting and 1st Virtual District Council, January 9 – 13, 2022. The delegates to Council will be the Superintendent, Rev. Mark Christmas, and Circuit Steward, Bro. Christopher McMahon. Sister Tiffany Liburd will attend in her capacity as the LID Representative of the MCCA Youth and Young Adults Commission. Sister Sheleen Matthew will attend in her capacity as the District Treasurer. Bro. Kevington Pemberton will attend as a Candidate for the Ministry. Our prayers are solicited for the President, Bishop Charles Seaton, the Officers, and members of the Council.
CIRCUIT ORGAN RECITAL
Get ready for the Circuit Organ Recital! Mark the date, if you have not already, 30 January, 2022! Venue – Wesley Methodist Church, starting at 6:30 pm. Tickets at a cost of $25.00 will be available soon. Stay tuned for further details.
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 including:
The family of the late Sis. Sarah Guishard (Tabernacle). Sis. Sarah served as a member of the choir;
The family of the late Bro. Alexis Knight (Wesley). Among other things, Bro. Alexis served as organist and choir director of the Wesley Congregation and as Circuit Administrator.
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Rev’d Joseph Lloyd, Supernumerary (Anguilla), is being planned for Friday, 4 February 2022 commencing at 10:00 am.
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 still have available copies of “Our Daily Bread” devotionals for 2022 and a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature. Harmony Christian Bookstore 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, 9 January, 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:
St. Johnston: Facebook (St. Johnston’s Methodist Church St. Kitts)
Wesley: Facebook and YouTube (Wesley Methodist Church St. Kitts);
Immanuel: Facebook and YouTube (Immanuel Methodist Church St. Kitts)
Tabernacle: Facebook (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.
DO YOU KNOW…
That, prior to 1997, the Annual meeting of Districts was called Synod?
DATES TO REMEMBER
09-13 District Council, Virtual (hosted by the Dominica Circuit)
09 6:00 pm District Council Welcome Service, Virtual
10 Preachers’ Fellowship
13 7:00 pm District Communion & Closing Service, Virtual
18-25 Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 16 JANUARY 2022
Old Testament: Isaiah 62:1-5
Responsive Reading: Psalm 36:5-10 (VIP 589)
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 12:1-11
The Gospel: John 2:1-11
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 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, Sisters Dorothy Martin, (Wesley), Orine Hutton (Wesley), Violet Carey (Wesley), Majorie Wharton (Cayon), Brother Norman Wade (Wesley), 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, Yvonne Matthew and Janet Maynard].
those in nursing homes: [including Sisters 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.