LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
SKCC LENTEN SERVICES
The St. Kitts Christian Council (SKCC) Midday Lenten Services (in person) will begin Wednesday, 9 March, 2022, under the general theme "Returning to Our First Love." The Services will be held at the Pro-Cathedral of St. George, Basseterre, from 12:10 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. The Catholic Communion will lead this week’s Service, the sub-theme for which will be “The Power of Love.” Please note that masks must be worn to the services and sanitation of hands will take place. Please cooperate with the Ushers as you are escorted/directed to your seat. All are invited.
LENTEN TEACHING SESSIONS
Lenten Teaching Sessions will be held virtually beginning on Wednesday, 9 March, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. under the general theme, “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities.” The link will be circulated. All are invited.
MCCA MEN IN PRAISE - VISION
Under the distinguished patronage of The Right Excellent and Right Honourable Dr. Sir Kennedy Alphonse Simmonds and Lady Simmonds, the MCCA Men’s Commission presents a Musical Hour of Classics re-imagined for all Generations, featuring Issa Kamal. The event takes place at the Wesley Methodist Church on Sunday, 27th March, 2022 at 5:30 pm sharp. Admission by tickets ($25.00) being sold at the Harmony Christian Book Store; Methodist Church Circuit Office; MCCA Men's Commission.
Scholarships are currently available to nationals interested in pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies in various countries, including the USVI. For more information, please contact the Human Resource Department at Government Headquarters at 467 1323. Interested members are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities available.
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.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time including:
Sis. Delca Leader (Immanuel) on the death of her son, Deshaun;
Sis. Gloria Glasgow (St. Johnston) on the death of her husband, Clarence.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 13 MARCH 2022
Old Testament: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Responsive Reading: Psalm 27 (VIP 583)
Epistle: Philippians 3:17–4:1
The Gospel: Luke 13:31-35
DO YOU KNOW…
That, Lent is one of the earliest Christian observances and was originally a two-day fast?
DATES TO REMEMBER
9 12:10 pm SKCC Lenten Midday Service, St. George’s Anglican
9 7:30 pm Lenten Teaching Session, via Zoom
17 5:00 pm Circuit M & E, Sandy Point Church Hall (or online)
24 5:00 pm EMHMJS Board Meeting, Wesley Church Hall
29* 5:00 pm Circuit O & E, Wesley Church Hall (or online)
*please note change in date
EPWORTH/MAURICE HILLIER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Parents and Guardians are asked to note that registration for the new Kindergarten class 2022 -2023 at the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School is now open. The Registration fee is $100.00, Non-Refundable. A recent passport sized (half snap) picture, birth certificate or passport, an immunization/Clinic Record for the person being registered, parents’ Identification card, a job letter, proof of address and immigration status for non-nationals must be presented at the time of registration, which ends on 18th March, 2022.
For more information, call (869) 465-2678 or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours for registration is from 9:00 am to 3:00pm. Please be guided accordingly.
The Circuit Office is open Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:30 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. The Office Staff takes the opportunity to extend to all the best for 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.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 6 March, 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, St. Kitts)
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, 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 challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic;
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 Sis. Lorna Richards (Wesley)
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including, Mrs. Melissa Richardson (Teacher-Librarian, EMHMJS), Sisters Daisy Herbert (Wesley), Agnes Fleming (Wesley), Dorothy Martin (Wesley), Kathuel Bergan (Tabernacle/Circuit Steward), Pastor Leroy Benjamin, 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 Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, Margery Welsh, 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 Sisters Viola Grant (St. Johnston) and 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.