LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
2023 HURRICANE SEASON
Please continue to keep abreast of local storm information as issued by the Government Met Office and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as we continue to be vigilant regarding the hurricane season.
CIRCUIT REVIVAL SERVICES
The St. Kitts Circuit concludes its week of Revival Services today, Sunday, 23 July 2023, at the Wesley Methodist Church under the theme: “Refocus on Christ: Lord, Recreate Me.” The Service has been dubbed, “Festival of Praise” and will begin at 6:00 p.m.
FAREWELL AND APPRECIATION SERVICE
A Farewell and Appreciation Service for Revs. Mark and Stacia Christmas and Rev. Andrine Joseph, and their families will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street, on Sunday, 30 July 2023 commencing at 5:00 p.m. The Service will be aired on the usual media platforms.
SAVE THE DATE
The MCCA Men's Commission of the St. Kitts Circuit announces its Annual Health and Wellness Walk and Breakfast. This event will take place on Saturday, 26 August 2023. The Walk will commence at 5:30 am from the Ebenezer Methodist Church Grounds and end at the Immanuel Methodist Church Hall where Breakfast will be served. The cost of the Breakfast is $20:00. Please plan to participate.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Dominica Circuit.
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, THANKSGIVING SERVICES AND EXPRESSIONS OF THANKS
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time:
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Sis. Gloria Roberts will be held on Tuesday, 25 July 2023 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 2:00 pm;
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Bro. James Taylor will be held on Wednesday, 26 July 2023 at the St. Johnston Methodist Church starting at 2:00 pm;
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Lt. Colonel Norman Williams will be held on Friday, 28 July 2023 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 2:00 pm;
ST CHRISTOPHER OUTREACH CENTER
Kindly note that volunteerism is encouraged at the Outreach Center as each Communion is rotated weekly. The Catholic Communion is responsible for the week of 24 - 28 July 2023. Persons desiring to volunteer at the Outreach Center, Irish Town Bay Road, can give their names to the Circuit Office.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 30 July 2023
Ninth Lord’s Day after Pentecost
Old Testament: Genesis 29: 15-28
Responsive Reading: Psalm 105: 1-11, 45b [VIP 627]
Epistle: Romans 8: 26-39
The Gospel: Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52
DO YOU KNOW
That the principle of stewardship is rooted in the creation of mankind (Gen. 1:26-28)?
DATES TO REMEMBER
JULY 2023 - Stewardship Month
16-23 Circuit Revival Services, Wesley Hall
24-28 Vacation Bible School, Ebenezer
27-31 WFMUCW-Caribbean Regional Seminar, Jamaica
30 5:00 pm Farewell Service for Rev’ds Mark and Stacia Christmas
and Andrine Joseph, and their families, Wesley
31 July-4 August Vacation Bible School, Tabernacle
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, 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 Management of the Harmony Christian Bookstore is seeking volunteers. Interested persons are invited to call the Circuit Office for further details.The Harmony Christian Bookstore is open 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, 23 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.
LID WEBSITE: www.lidmethodist.org
MCCA WEBSITE: www.mccaconference.org
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;
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 Sister Keisha Williams (Phipps);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for including Rev’ds. Yvonne Nibbs-Flores (BVI); Eva Cocks-Williams (Antigua); and Rosalind Morgan (Montserrat);
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne,Sisters Doreen Cable, Humie Lawrence, Patricia Ottley, Joycelyn Woodley, Beverly Phillip, Evelyn Phillip, Lilian Jones, Jacqueline Browne, Mildred Browne, and Yvonne Matthew].
those in nursing homes: [including Sisters Marian Browne, Persephonie Pyke, Jean Thomas, Carmen Mills-Richards, Ruth Rogers, Marlene Liburd, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Oretha Isaac, and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, and Hugo Mullix];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sis. Caroline Caines (KGS)];
those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;
those who are incarcerated or in juvenile centers, and their families;
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.