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Notices - Jun 13 - 20, 2021



LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”



THE VIRTUAL MARRIAGE RETREAT

Whether you are a married couple, unmarried couple or even single, this important Announcement is for you.

The Family-Life Committee of the Circuit Mission & Evangelism Committee presents an Inaugural Virtual Marriage Retreat on Saturday, June 19 2021 under the Theme: “Developing Relationships Even in the Midst Of Challenges.” You can sign in from 8:30 a.m. The Retreat will begin at 8:45 a.m and will end at 12 Noon. The Facilitators are Pastor Dr. Analdo and Mrs. Pansyna Bailey. Topics for the Retreat include: Increasing Intimacy/ Communication, Why You Should Marry and Resolving Conflicts.

Zoom ID: 812 6455 6838

Password: 752279

You may either submit your questions anonymously beforehand to the Family-Life Committee c/o Rev. Tyrone Hunkins or Sis. Corinne Small, Methodist Church Office, Seaton Street, Basseterre no later than Friday, 18th June, 2021 at 4:00 p.m., or write them in the chat or ask them when given the opportunity to do so.

Please remember the date and plan to be part of this Retreat, God willing. Tell a friend and pass the word on. Share the link with as many persons as possible.

Thanks.



CELEBRATE AS A MCCA WOMAN

St. Kitts Circuit MCCA Women will hold their week of activities from

21st thru 27th June, 2021. Come let us fellowship together in these

unusual times.


Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd and Friday 25th: Delivery of Care

Packages to MCCA Women Shut-in Members.


Thursday 24th at 5:00 p.m. at the Tabernacle Chapel: Pioneer MCCA Women

Presentation and Discussion. Sisters from the Nevis and St. Kitts

Circuits will come together virtually to be part of this exchange of

knowledge and celebration of MCCA Women's First.


Congregations, especially MCCA Women, are encouraged to tune in to

hear about the MCCA Women that paved the way.


The presentations will be Hybrid and transmitted virtually via Zoom

and YouTube. More details will be given at a later date.


Saturday 26th at 6:00 a.m. at the Challengers Chapel – Zonal Morning

of Prayer. Women Morning Prayer Session will be held at Zone One –

Wesley Methodist Church, Zone Two – Challengers Methodist Church, and

Zone Three - Emmanuel Methodist Church. More details to follow.


Sunday 27th MCCA Women Lord’s Day - Morning Congregational

Services: MCCA Women are encouraged to wear to Church their MCCA

Women's Vest and Hat or Hatinator/Fascinator.


Sunday 27th, 4:00 p.m. - MCCA Women's Rally at Immanuel Methodist

Church. Women are encouraged to wear white, their MCCA Women's Vest and

Hat/Hatinator/Fascinator.


More details to follow.


Now that you know, save the dates and participate. Details will be

communicated as the weeks go by.


COVID-19 protocols will be adhered to. Changes may occur to activity

planning.



LONG LEAVE

Please note that the Superintendent, Rev. Mark Christmas, has resumed his long leave, in part, 1 June – 1 August 2021. Rev. Telford Matthew is superintending in his absence.


Note also that the Circuit Deacon, Rev. Stacia Williams-Christmas, is on long leave, 1 June - 31 August 2021.


VOLCANO IMMEDIATE RELIEF APPEAL- ST KITTS CIRCUIT

Members can continue to respond through monetary donations that can be made directly to the Church office or deposited at St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd – Account Number 25986; Account Name: Methodist Church - St. Kitts Circuit. If deposited to the bank, please indicate same to the Office. Thank you for your generosity and you are asked to continue to keep the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in your prayers.



CHANGE IN TIME OF WORSHIP SERVICES (CAYON)

Please note that as of the first Sunday in June (6) 2021, the time of worship service at the Cayon congregation is changed to 9:00 am from 11:00 am.



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 AND THANKSGIVING SERVICE

Condolences are extended to Rev. Damien Hughes on the death of his brother, Lucien.


The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Rev. Selwyn Vanterpool, Supernumerary (LID, B.V.I) was held on Saturday, 12 June 2021.


We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time.



CLOTH MASKS

Cloth masks with the MCCA crest are on sale for $15 only at the St.Kitts

Circuit Church office. All masks are delivered on payment. The colours

available are white and black. Please be advised that the masks that are

sold from the St.Kitts Methodist Church office are authentic and

approved.



POSTPONEMENT OF THE ZONAL DEEPER FAITH SERVICES scheduled for Sun 13th - Friday 18th June 2021.


We regretfully inform you of the postponement of the above services in Zone 3, until further notice.


This is due to the announcement at the recently held NEOC briefing that the nightly curfew has been changed from 11:00pm - 5:00am to 8:00pm - 5:00am effective Tuesday 8 June 2021, for the next two weeks, in light of the increase in the community spread if the Covid19 virus.


A hearty thank you to the officers and members and everyone else who assisted in the preparations for the services.

Special thanks to all Preachers and leaders who consented to preach during these services.


Thanks also to Bros. Stephen Revan and Viandre Edwards of the Immanuel House Band and to Sis. Tishana Esdaile, for their contributions in preparation for the services.


We sincerely apologize to everyone for any inconvenience caused by this postponement and thank you for your understanding in this matter.

You will be informed when it is possible to hold the services.


In the meantime please stay safe from the COVID- 19 virus and let us keep seeking God's wisdom and guidance in our service of Him.



CIRCUIT OFFICE

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, info@skmethodist.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 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. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday 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, 20 June, 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.


The Methodist Radio Network (MRN) celebrated its 8th Anniversary of operations, 1 May, 2021.


The 'MRN' committee thanks you for your patience and understanding and looks forward to a return of our normal daily programming.



ST CHRISTOPHER OUTREACH CENTER

Persons desiring to volunteer at the Outreach Center, Irish Town Bay Road, can give their names to the Circuit Office.



COVID-19

Let us continue to be vigilant regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic.



DO YOU KNOW…

That, there have been two ministers from the Leeward Islands District who served as Connexional President? They are the Rev. Donald C. Henry, B. D. (Antiguan), deceased and the Rev. Dr. William W. Watty, Ph. D, M. A., B. D, (Dominican), alive.



DATES TO REMEMBER

JUNE 2021

13 Children Lord’s Day

17 5:00pm EMHMJS Board Meeting, Wesley Church Hall

19 Marriage Retreat (Virtual)

20 End of Family Month/Father’s Day

24 5:00pm Circuit R & D/Trust Corporation, Wesley Church Hall



RECEIPT OF NOTICES

Please note that notices for inclusion in the weekly “Notices, Reminders and Updates” are to be submitted by Thursday at 2:00 pm of each week via info@skmethodist.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, JUNE 20, 2021

Old Testament: 1 Samuel 17: (1a, 4 – 11, 19 - 23), 32 - 49

Responsive Reading: Psalm 9: 9 - 20 [VIP 571]

Epistle: 2 Corinthians 6:1 -13

The Gospel: Mark 4: 35 - 41



THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON

We note that the Atlantic Hurricane Season commenced on 1 June and will end on November 30, 2021. Let us be vigilant and make the necessary preparations and adjustments and seek God’s protection and guidance as we face another hurricane season.

The St. Kitts Christian Council is planning to have service for God’s protection and safety during the season, on Thursday 17 June at 5:00 pm, on the grounds of the Pro-Cathedral of St. George, Basseterre.



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 and the hurricane season;


for the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, especially at this time of continued volcanic activity (lahar);


for the Government of People of Anguilla as they mourn the death of former Chief Minister, the Honourable Hubert Hughes;


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 Sisters Delores Gumbs-Weekes (Wesley); Dahlia Martin (Ebenezer), Marva Sutton (Challengers);


please note that Sis. Agnes Morton (Wesley) has been discharged from the hospital;


those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for; [including Sisters Dorette Butler, Desiree Thomas (Wesley), and Rita Hazel (St. Johnston), Bro. Samuel Jones (St. Johnston), and 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 Sister Caroline Caines];


those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;


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.

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