MONITOR 2020 HURRICANE SEASON & COVID-19
Please continue to monitor information supplied by the Government Met Office and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) as we continue to be vigilant regarding the hurricane season and the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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.
LEEWARD ISLANDS DISTRICT TREASURER POSITION ADVERTISED
Applications for the position of the Leeward Islands District Treasurer are invited from suitably qualified members. The District Treasurer is the Chief Financial Officer of the Leeward Islands District and is an ex-officio member of the District Standing Committees. The deadline for submissions is Monday, 16 November, 2020. For further details, please contact the Superintendent Minister, Rev. Mark Christmas at 465-2346 or 662-6556. The full advertisement can be seen on the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.
CIRCUIT ORGAN CELEBRATION
The Methodist Churches of the St. Kitts Circuit present An ORGAN CELEBRATION – THE BEST OF THE HARVEST at the Wesley Methodist Church on 22 November, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Tickets will be available shortly at a contribution of $25. COVID-19 protocols will be observed.
2020 YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS WEEK
The 2020 Youth and Young Adults Week will be celebrated this year under the theme: Persevering in faith: Running the race amidst the crisis.
Saturday 7 November – Hike at Wingfield Rain forest in Old Road. All are asked to assemble at the grass parking lot, just above the Railway Bar and Restaurant at 5:30 a.m. Congregations are asked to organize transportation for participants.
Tuesday 10 November-Virtual Educational Session. Topic: “Youth Coping with Crisis” 7.00 p.m. via Zoom. Speaker is Mrs. Karimu-Byron-Caines, Director, National Council on Drug Abuse Prevention Secretariat.
Wednesday 11 November- Community Outreach. Youth and Young Adults are encouraged to undertake activities in their respective communities.
Friday 13 November- Movie Night at Caribbean Cinemas. Cost is $30 EC
Sunday 15 November- MCCA Youth and Young Adults Lord’s Day. (Youth and Young Adults will lead All aspects of the morning’s worship)
The annual Youth Rally will be held at 4.00 p.m. at the Wesley Methodist Church. Masks must be worn, and all other COVID-19 protocols will be observed. A love offering will be taken that will go towards youth and young adults work in the Circuit.
CONDOLENCES, THANKSGIVING AND MEMORIAL SERVICES
The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Sis. Daisy Williams of Wesley was held on Saturday, 31 October, 2020.
Condolences are also extended to the family of the late Bro. Lionel Berridge of Wesley, including his wife, Venetta, and children Nigel, Lionelito and Lionette. The Thanksgiving Service for Bro. Lionel will be held on Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street starting at 2:30 pm. Viewing and tributes will begin at 2:00 pm.
Zone 1 (Hope, St. Johnston, Wesley) will host its annual Memorial Service for those who departed this life between November 2019 and October 2020 this evening, Sunday, 1 November 2020. The Service will be held at the Wesley Methodist Church, Seaton Street, beginning at 6:30 pm.
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. Tithes and offerings may also be received at the office during these hours. Contributions may also be made on-line, via the redesigned Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.
HARMONY BOOKSTORE OPENING HOURS
Harmony Christian Bookstore is also open daily, Monday to Saturday, from 9:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit the store for a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 1 November, will be broadcast from the St. Johnston Methodist Church at 9.00 a.m. Log on to the Methodist Radio Network - St. Kitts Circuit, available via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org/mrn
The 'MRN' committee do apologize for the interruption in this service and looks forward to a return of our normal daily programming.
DATES TO REMEMBER
01 All Saints Day
01 Harvest - Cayon, Tabernacle, Phipps Memorial, St. Johnston, K. G. Swanston
08 Caribbean Conference of Churches/Remembrance Lord’s Day
08 Harvest - Hope, Wesley, Immanuel, Ebenezer, Challengers, St. Paul’s
08-15 MCCA Youth & Young Adults Week
15 MCCA Youth & Young Adult Lord’s Day
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 08, 2020
1st Reading: Joshua 24: 1-3a, 14-25
Psalm: Psalm 78: 1-7 [VIP 610]
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18
The Gospel: Matthew 25: 1-13
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 combined threats of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the hurricane season;
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. Mavis Bussue of Wesley;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sisters Valarie Douglas, Elsie Paul, Hyacinth Cabey, Majorie Wharton, Rosalind Arrindell and Sheraine Williams; [Also recuperating at home are Rev’d. Vincia Celestine [Superintendent Minister of the St. Eustatius Circuit], 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, Elvira Rawlins, Mildred Bailey-Henville, Sheila Crosse, Alix Pencheon, Esther Jeffers, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor, Edmond Warner, Hugo Mullix and Alexis Knight];
those receiving medical attention overseas: (including Rev. Selwyn Vanterpool, and Sisters Sheila Richardson and Caroline Caines);
persons who are mourning, including the families of the late Brothers Adolphus King and Lionel Berridge;
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.