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.
The St. Kitts Circuit joins the Board of Management of the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School in extending heartfelt appreciation to Ms. Avril Noel and Mrs. Patricia Pyke-Hodge for their invaluable and sterling contributions to shaping young lives. Ms. Noel marked forty (40) years of employment at the institution on 3 November, 2020. While Mrs. Pyke-Hodge marked thirty years on 1 September, 2020. May God continue to prosper the work of their hands!
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.
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.
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 are extended to Sis. Leona Matthew of St. Johnston on the death of her brother in law, Bertram McMahon.
Condolences are also extended to the family of the late Bro. Errol Laws including his siblings, Rev. Leroy Henry in the USA, and Sis Cheryl Henry of Immanuel. Bro. Errol was instrumental in teaching some of our children to play the steel pan for which we are grateful.
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
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, 8 November, will be broadcast from 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
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
22 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)
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2020
1st Reading: Judges 4: 1-7
Psalm: Psalm 123 [VIP 642]
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11
The Gospel: Matthew 25: 14-30
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. Beulah Clarke of St. Johnston;
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sisters Diane Greene, Mavis Bussue, Valarie Douglas, Elsie Paul, 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 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.