LID District Theme: “Trusting God in Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”
2022 HURRICANE SEASON
All are encouraged to continue to monitor local storm information as issued by the Government Met Office or the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
ARRIVAL AND USE OF ENVELOPES
Kindly note that the weekly envelopes for the year 2022-2023 are now available. Monthly envelopes are also available at the Circuit Office. Please check with your congregational stewards or class leader. Members are encouraged to utilize the special envelopes earmarked for the different celebrations or causes. Note that the envelope for the School should be returned by the end of November 2022.
OPEN AIR SERVICE
The congregations in Zone 2 (Immanuel, Phipps Memorial, Ebenezer and Challengers) will be hosting its quarterly Open-Air Service this evening at the grounds of the Ebenezer Church, Old Road starting at 6:00 pm. The preacher will be Rev’d Spencer Watts, Superintendent of the Wesleyan Holiness Churches. Come and be blessed!
MCCA MEN CIRCUIT MEETING
The MCCA Men’s Commission is calling all Methodist Men (18 years and older) to a Meeting on Tuesday, 8th November 2022 at the St. Johnston Methodist Church starting at 5:00 pm. Please make a very special effort to be present and punctual.
SAVE THE DATE - SUNDAY, 4TH DECEMBER 2022.
The MCCA Men's Commission invites you to an Evening of Carols and Tree Lighting at the Green Tree Housing Lawn on Sunday, 4th December 2022 at 6:00 pm. More details to follow.
WESLEY BAZAAR - SAVE THE DATE
No, it is not “fake news”, it is back. The date for the Wesley Bazaar is Saturday, 26 November starting at 11:00 am. It’s an all-day affair so you can have lunch – Saltfish & Johnnycakes, Black Pudding, Goat Water, Souse, Rice & Greens and much more, then you can have your Tea at 4:00 pm and end the day with Supper at 6:00 pm. There would also be games for the children, lucky dips, drinks, and Bar-B-Q. Get your Christmas Gifts from our variety stall. So, keep the date open and come and let us fellowship in style. PLAN TO BE THERE!!
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the St. Eustatius Circuit.
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.
CONDOLENCES, THANKSGIVING SERVICES AND EXPRESSIONS OF THANKS
We pray that the peace of Christ will dwell with all who are mourning at this time including:
The family of the late Rev’d Dr. Benson Headley, Supernumerary (B/TCI);
The family of the late Sis. Nurse Evelyn Smithen, including her husband, former Dean, Rudolph Smithen (Anglican, Antigua);
The family of the late Sis. Esther Jeffers (Immanuel) including her brother, Bro. Anthony “Loaf” Jeffers (Immanuel).
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 06th November 2022
Twenty-second Lord’s Day after Pentecost
OT Reading: Haggai 1:15b–2:9
Responsive Reading: Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21 (VIP 653)
Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17
The Gospel: Luke 20:27-38
DO YOU KNOW
That the 31st of October marks Reformation Day (Reformation Sunday on the Sunday preceding) in some Protestant Churches? ‘This marks the day in 1517 when a German Augustinian monk posted the 95 Theses (issues with the church) on the chapel door in Wittenberg, Germany that sparked the debate that eventually led to fire of revival that is called The Reformation’?
DATES TO REMEMBER
06 Harvest - Cayon, Tabernacle, Phipps Memorial, St. Johnston
13 Caribbean Conference of Churches/Remembrance Lord’s Day
13 Harvest - Hope, Wesley, Immanuel, Ebenezer, Challengers,
St. Paul’s, K. G. Swanston
12-20 MCCA Youth & Young Adults Week
The Circuit Office is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm daily and can be reached via telephone numbers 465-2346/662-2885 or email, firstname.lastname@example.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 CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE
The Harmony Christian Bookstore has a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature and is opened daily, Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or call us at 466-1215.
LISTEN TO MRN:
Kindly note that the Service today, 30th October, 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.
Kindly note that live Services are also carried on the following platforms. Please remember to “like” the Face Book pages and/or subscribe to the You Tube channels:
St. Johnston: Face Book (St. Johnston’s Methodist Church)
Wesley: Face Book and You Tube (Wesley Methodist Church – St. Kitts);
Immanuel: Face Book and You Tube (Immanuel Methodist Church St. Kitts)
Tabernacle: Face Book (Tabernacle Methodist Church St. Kitts)
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 email@example.com.
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.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRAY…
For our Nation’s 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 challenges of the Hurricane Season and the COVID-19 Pandemic;
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 Jasmine Wilson (Hope), and Edna Webbe (Wesley);
those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sis. Mary Taylor (Tabernacle); Sis. Henrietta Morris (Tabernacle); Mrs. Melissa Richardson (Teacher, EMHMJS) Alistair “Chucky” Halliday (Hope), and Rev'd Rosalind Morgan of the Montserrat Circuit];
those at the Cardin Home: [including Brothers Michael Berkley, Dudley Tyson, Derrick Marsham, Burnel Browne, Sisters Humie Lawrence, Patricia Ottley, Joycelyn Woodley, Sharon Pemberton, Helen Aponte, Beverly Phillip, Evelyn Phillip, Lilian Jones, Jacqueline Browne, Mildred Browne, and Yvonne Matthew];
those in nursing homes: [including Sisters Carmen Mills-Richards, Ruth Rogers, Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, and Hugo Mullix];
those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sisters Althea Martin, Sheila Douglas and Caroline Caines (KGS)];
those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;
those who are incarcerated or in juvenile centers, and their families;
those tested Covid-19 positive and those in quarantine;
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.