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 Rev. Tyrone Hunkins will be on annual leave from 18 July to 12 August 2022.
Please also note 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 both.
Our Circuit Missionary Service this year will take the form of an Open-Air Service today, Sunday, 17 July 2022 at Tabernacle, under the theme, “The World is My Parish”, commencing at 5:00 p.m. The Missionary Deputation will be Rev. Steadroy Pemberton of the Nevis Circuit. All are invited.
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 St. Martin Circuit.
DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY
Starting September 2022, the St. Kitts Circuit will embark upon another Course of DISCIPLE I Bible Study.DISCIPLE Bible Study is a 34-week Bible Study Course which we are excited to offer again.
Also, starting September 2022 the Circuit will embark on DISCIPLE II Bible Study (Into the Word Into the World). This too is a 34-week Bible Study Course with focus on the books of Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts). This course will only be offered to those who successfully completed DISCIPLE I.
Orders will be made based upon receipt of payment of $120.00 (USD $45.00) for hard copies on or before 22 July, 2022. Payments preferably are to be made to the Circuit Office or arranged through your congregation's contact steward. Persons also have the option of purchasing e-copies for the same cost. Please indicate your preference for either morning or evening sessions upon payment.
"DISCIPLE is another opportunity to Let Him Live. Please think and pray about this opportunity…for the St. Kitts Circuit…for yourself…for others in our fellowship. Please ask God to lead YOU to discover if YOU are ready for this special step at this time in your Christian journey."
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Vacations Bible School will be held 18-22 July 2022 in Zone 1 (Wesley, St. Johnston and Hope) at the Wesley Church Hall and 25-29 July 2022 at the Ebenezer Methodist Church from 8:30 am-1 pm daily (Please note change in week for Ebenezer).
Children between the ages of 5 to 14 years are invited.
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. Eunice Payne (Immanuel). The Thanksgiving Service for her life will be held at the Immanuel Methodist Church on Tuesday, 19 July 2022 starting at 3:00 pm;
A Memorial Service for the late Major Majorie Campbell of the Salvation Army will be held on Thursday, 21 July 2022 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 4:30 pm;
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Sis. Maureen Edwards will be held on Thursday, 28 July 2022 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 9:30 am.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 24 JULY 2022
Seventh Lord’s Day after Pentecost
OT Reading: Hosea 1:2-10
Responsive Reading: Psalm 85 (VIP 616)
Epistle: Colossians 2:6-19
The Gospel: Luke 11:1-13
DO YOU KNOW…
That an American, Jeremiah Lambert, was the first Methodist “missionary” appointed to the West Indies, but he died before taking up the appointment?
DATES TO REMEMBER
15-17 LID Women’s Conference, virtual
17 Stewardship Lord’s Day
17 5:00 pm Circuit Missionary Meeting, Tabernacle
18-22 Vacation Bible School, Wesley Church Hall
25-29 Vacation Bible School, Ebenezer
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, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 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, 17 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 email@example.com.
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, the COVID-19 Pandemic and political uncertainty;
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, Bro. Stanley Franks Jr. (Wesley); Bro. Wentford Rogers (Hope) 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 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 writing external and internal exams;
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.