LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
2022 HURRICANE SEASON
All are encouraged to continue to monitor local storm information as issued by the Government Met Office or the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
LONG AND ANNUAL LEAVE
Please note that Revs. Mark and Stacia Christmas will be on annual leave from 8 to 31 August 2022.
Please also note that Rev. Tyrone Hunkins is on annual leave from 18 July to 12 August 2022 and that Rev. Andrine Joseph is on long leave until 31 August 2022.
We pray that it would a time of rest and renewal for them all.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
Please ensure that you are in receipt of the Daily Devotionals via Whatsapp (except Sundays) via the various chats or members. This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Nevis Circuit.
DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY - Starting September 2022
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 Bro. Mervin Rouse (USA) including Bro. Milton Smith (brother), Sis. Heather Smith (sister), Bro. Stephen “Jimmy” Revan (nephew), and Bro. Desmond Brombil (cousin), and their families (Immanuel). The St. Kitts Homegoing Celebration for his life will be held on Wednesday, 17 August 2022 at the St. Peter’s Anglican Church.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 07 AUGUST 2022
Ninth Lord’s Day after Pentecost
OT Reading: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20
Responsive Reading: Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23 (VIP 596)
Epistle: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
The Gospel: Luke 12:32-40
DO YOU KNOW…
That “John Wesley’s teachings and practices had a widespread appeal, embracing slaves and free, whites and non-whites”, but not all Wesleyan missionaries adhered to them?
DATES TO REMEMBER
01 Emancipation Day
The Circuit Office is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 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. Please note that the Office will be closed on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd August 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. Please note that the Store will be closed on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd August 2022.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 31 July, 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. 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)
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’s 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 Hurricane Season and the COVID-19 Pandemic;
For our country as we go through this time of General Elections; for the candidates and the electorate that they will govern themselves in accordance with the electoral regulations, moral and ethical standards;
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, Sister Sonia Boddie-Thompson (St. Johnston), Mrs. Melissa Richardson (Teacher, EMHMJS) Alistair “Chucky” Halliday (Hope), and Rev'd Rosalind Morgan of the Montserrat Circuit];
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, 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 Elsie Paul, Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, 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 Sister 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.