LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
CONNEXIONAL CONFERENCE (Virtual)
The Connexional Conference 2021 will conclude on Tuesday, 1 June. The LID Representatives are Bishop Charles Seaton, Rev’d Morna Christmas-Frazer, Sisters Cheryl Hill-Bruney and Adosha Francis. Members are invited and encouraged to share in any of the following remaining events:
Morning Devotions Each morning at 8:00 a.m. via YouTube
Official Conference Service Sunday, May 30 at 6:00 p.m. via YouTube
Memorial Service Monday, May 31 at 8:00 a.m. via YouTube
Session with MCCA Men Monday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom
Induction of Vice President Tuesday June 1, at 6:00 p.m. via YouTube
The links will be circulated later.
Please note that the Superintendent, Rev. Mark Christmas, will resume his long leave, in part, 1 June – 1 August 2021. Rev. Telford Matthew will superintend in his absence.
Note also that the Circuit Deacon, Rev. Stacia Williams-Christmas, will be 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 ask that you 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 will change 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) is being planned for Saturday, 12 June 2021. Further details will be given a subsequent announcement.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time.
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, 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.
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, 30 May, 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.
Let us continue to be vigilant regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic.
DO YOU KNOW…
That, the Connexional President and Secretary normally reside in Antigua, the birthplace of the Methodist movement and the headquarters of the MCCA?
DATES TO REMEMBER
24 May-1 June Connexional Conference, Virtual
30 Festival of the Holy Trinity
30 5:30 p.m. Open Air Service, Half Way Tree Hard Court (cancelled)
07 7:00 pm Circuit Local Preachers’ Meeting, St Johnston
13 Children Lord’s Day
TBD Marriage Retreat (Virtual)
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.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2021
Old Testament: 1 Samuel 8:4-20 (11:14-15)
Responsive Reading: Psalm 138 [VIP 651]
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1
The Gospel: Mark 3:20-35
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;
for the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, especially at this time of increased volcanic activity and flooding (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 and Agnes Morton (Wesley);
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.