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Notices - May 9 - 23 2021


SKB Notices - May 9-23 2021
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LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”



VOLCANO IMMEDIATE RELIEF APPEAL- ST KITTS CIRCUIT

In response to the immediate needs of our brothers and sisters in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 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.



LONG LEAVE

Please note that the Superintendent Minister, Rev. Mark Christmas, is on leave, 3-17 May, 2021, as part of his long leave. Rev. Telford Matthew is superintending in his absence.



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

Condolences are extended to the family of the late Rev. Dr. J Emmette Weir, Supernumerary (B/TCI). Dr. Weir was a former Chairman of the Bahamas/Turks and Caicos Islands District and former Tutor at the United Theological College of the West Indies (U.T.C.W.I.).


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



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, 9 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, May 1, 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, “Susanna Wesley lived and died believing that forming the family as a local faith community and extending care beyond it to the surrounding community could lead to reformation of the nation”?



DATES TO REMEMBER

MAY 2021

09 Mother’s Day/Susanna Wesley

13 Ascension Day

16-23 Octave of Methodist Heritage

23 6:00 p.m. Aldersgate Concert, Ebenezer Church Lawn

23 Festival of the Gift of the Holy Spirit/Pentecost/Aldersgate



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 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 THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021

FESTIVAL OF THE ASCENSION

1st Reading: Acts 1:1-11

Responsive Reading: Psalm 47 [VIP 594]

2nd Reading: Ephesians 1:15-23

The Gospel: Luke 24:44-53

These readings may also be used on the Lord’s day after the Ascension.



SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2021

1st Reading: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26

Responsive Reading: Psalm 1 [VIP 566]

2nd Reading: 1 John 5:9-13

The Gospel: John 17:6-19



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 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. Rita Hazel and Bro. Samuel Jones (St. Johnston), and Sis. Dorette Butler (Wesley);


  • those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for; [including Sisters Doreen Woodley, Ena Jeffers (Wesley) and Fransteen Mulraine (KG Swanston) 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 and Rev. Selwyn Vanterpool];


  • 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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