LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
2022 HURRICANE SEASON
We are now in the 2022 Hurricane Season and all are encouraged to ensure that the necessary preparations are made. You are also encouraged to keep abreast of local storm information as issued by the Government Met Office or the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
Congregations are asked to review and/or adjust their Emergency Preparedness plans to be able to respond if and when necessary.
DEEPER FAITH SERVICES – ZONE 3
Zone 3 (St. Paul’s, KG Swanston Memorial, Tabernacle and Cayon) will be hosting a week of Deeper Faith Services, 12-17 June 2022. The Services will be held at the KG Swanston Memorial Methodist Church, Dieppe Bay, under the theme, “Rooted and Grounded in Christ”, 7:00 pm nightly. Friday night is Youth Night. All are invited.
MUSIC CAMP REGISTRATION - EXTENSION
Please note that the deadline for the registration of the Circuit Music Camp has been extended to Friday, 17 June 2022. Registration is at a cost of $100.00 and forms may be obtained from the Congregational Stewards of your congregation or from the Circuit Office.
EMHMJS TAKE AWAY DINNER FUNDRAISER
The Graduating Class of the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School 2022 will be hosting a Take-Away Dinner at the Wesley Church Hall on Saturday, 18 June 2022 starting at 6:00 pm. Tickets are available from the School’s Office, Nevis Street, at a cost of $20 (Chicken/Pork) and $25 (Fish).
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 Anguilla Circuit.
WORLD FEDERATION OF METHODIST AND UNITING CHURCH WOMEN
The World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women Assembly will be held online from August 9th-14th 2022. This Assembly is held every five years. The MCCA Women is part of such a body and all women of the Methodist Church, ages 18 and above, are invited to join with women from around the world in this virtual space. Registration is now open at a cost of US 50.00. You can access the site below to view the Assembly details and to register: https://events.humanitix.com/wfmucw
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Vacations Bible School will be held July, 18-22 2022 in Zone 1 (Wesley, St. Johnston and Hope) at the Wesley Church Hall and at the Ebenezer Methodist Church from 9 am-1 pm daily. 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:
Sisters Mavis Payne, Anita Dowe and Joan Maillard (Wesley) on the passing of their brother, Albert Maillard (St. Croix);
The family of the late Vincent Wilkins, including his brother, Bro. Ralph Wilkins (Immanuel). The Thanksgiving Service for his life will be held at the Immanuel Methodist Church on Friday, 17 June 2022 starting at 2:30 pm;
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Bro. Wendell “Heffey” Miller will be held on Thursday, 16 June 2022 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 2:30 pm;
The Thanksgiving Service of the late Sis. Carmen Christopher will be held on Monday, 20 June 2022 at the Wesley Methodist Church, starting at 2:00 pm.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 19 JUNE 2022
Second Lord’s Day after Pentecost
OT Reading: 1 Kings 19:1-15a
Responsive Reading: Psalm 42 (VIP 591)
Epistle: Galatians 3:23-29
The Gospel: Luke 8:26-39
OT Reading: Genesis 22:1-14
Responsive Reading: Psalm 78: 1-8
Epistle: 1 John 2: 7-8, 12-17
The Gospel: Mark 9: 14-29
DO YOU KNOW…
That persons tend to address only one Person of the Trinity when they are praying? When you pray, what Person of the Trinity do you normally address, and why?
DATES TO REMEMBER
12 Festival of the Holy Trinity/Children Lord’s Day
12-17 7:00 pm Zone 3 Deeper Life Services, KG Swanston
18 6:00 pm EMHMJS Dinner, Wesley Church Hall
19 Father’s Day/End of Home and Family Month
21 5:00 pm EMHMJS Board Meeting, Wesley Church Hall
26 MCCA Women Lord’s 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 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, 12 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.
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 including Alistair “Chucky” Halliday (Hope);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including, Bro. George Richardson (Immanuel), 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.