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 and that of your loved ones.
We extend congratulations to His Excellency The Right Honourable Dr. Sir Kennedy Simmonds, who will join thirteen others across the region in being conferred honourary degrees at the UWI’s graduation ceremonies in January 2021. Sir Kennedy will be conferred the Doctor of Science (DSc) for Public Service leadership. Honourees are not referred to as “Doctor” but are entitled to use the abbreviated honorary degree behind his or her name. (Source: www.sknvibes.com, (The UWI) Press Release)
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 this evening, Sunday, 22 November, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Tickets are still available,at a contribution of $25, from the Church Office and the Congregational Contact Stewards. Children under 12 pay $10 at the door. COVID-19 protocols will be observed. Come, and be blessed!
Please note that there will be an extraordinary joint meeting of the Circuit Pastoral/Circuit Council on Sunday, 29 November 2020 at the Tabernacle Methodist Church starting at 4: 00 pm. The main item on the agenda is the election of a Circuit Steward. All concerned are asked to take note, be present and punctual.
OPEN AIR SERVICE
Zone 3 will hold its Quarterly Zonal Open Air Service under the theme, “You are Invited”, on Sunday, 29 November 2020 on the grounds of the Tabernacle Methodist Church at 6:00 pm. “Wear your Church T-shirt and come.”
BOYS’ BRIGADE ISLAND COUNCIL MEETING
Please note that the meeting of the BB Island Council that was scheduled for Thursday, 19 November 2020 has been re-scheduled to Thursday, 3 December 2020 at the Wesley Church Hall starting at 5 pm. All concerned are asked to take note, be present and punctual.
2020 YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS WEEK
The 2020 Youth and Young Adults activities continue tomorrow, Monday, 23 November 2020, under the theme: Persevering in faith: Running the race amidst the crisis. Please see details below:
Monday, 23rd November- Virtual Night of Visual and Performing Arts, 7.00 p.m.
Thursday, 26th November - I Know My Church Competition, Immanuel, 7.00 p.m.
Saturday, November 28 - Virtual Youth Leadership Training Seminar, 9.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m.
CONDOLENCES AND THANKSGIVING SERVICE
The Thanksgiving Service for the late Bro. Adolphus King will be held on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at the Immanuel Methodist Church, Sandy Point, starting at 2:00 p.m.
The Thanksgiving Service for the late Bro. Errol Laws will be held on Monday, 23 November 2020 at the Apostolic Faith Church, St. Johnston Avenue, starting at 2:00 p.m.
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time.
ESSENCE OF HOPE
The Essence of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation continues to advocate for early detection through our ‘Feel a Lump?’ mammogram campaign. If you require financial assistance, please contact Essence of Hope at firstname.lastname@example.org or 660-0152 to make arrangements.
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
The Harmony Christian Bookstore announces the arrival of its Christmas merchandise - new books and journals, a wide variety of gift items to suit everyone on your list and, a large selection of beautiful Christmas cards. The 2021 edition of “Our Daily Bread” is also available. Come in and do your shopping early. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 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, 22 November, will be broadcastfrom the Wesley 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.
The 'MRN' committee thanks you for your patience and understanding and looks forward to a return of our normal daily programming.
DATES TO REMEMBER
22 6:00 pm ORGAN CELEBRATION – THE BEST OF THE HARVEST, Wesley
22 Christ the King/The Reign of Christ Lord’s Day
29 First Lord’s Day of Advent (New Christian Year begins)
1 World AIDS Day
3 International Day of Disability
10 Human Rights Day
10 5:00 pm EMHMJS Board Meeting, Wesley Church Hall
13 Bible Lord’s Day
15 5:00 pm Circuit R & D Meeting/Trust Corporation, Wesley Church Hall
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2020
1st Reading: Isaiah 64: 1-9
Psalm: Psalm 80: 1-7, 17-19[VIP 612]
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 1: 3-9
The Gospel: Mark 13: 24-37
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 Bro. Earl Clarke of Hope Chapel and Sis. Beulah Clarke of St. Johnston;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sisters Diane Greene, Mavis Bussue, and Valarie Douglas; [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];
those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;
persons who are mourning, including the families of the late Brothers Adolphus King and Errol Laws;
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.