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Notices - Oct 3 - 17, 2021


LID District Theme: “Trusting God Through Difficult Times: Transforming Obstacles into Opportunities”



RECOGNITION AND COMMISSIONING SERVICE

All are invited to join in the Recognition and Commissioning Service of Sis. Liane Irish-Wade as an Accredited Preacher. The Service will be held today, Lord’s Day, 3 October 2021 at the Wesley Methodist Church starting at 6:00 pm. All Covid-19 protocols will be observed. The Service will also be carried live on all Circuit media platforms.



HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF APPEAL- ST KITTS CIRCUIT

In response to the ongoing needs of our brothers and sisters in the Haiti District following the devastation caused by earthquake, members can make monetary donations directly to the Church office or deposits 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.



MONITOR 2021 HURRICANE SEASON & COVID-19

Please continue to monitor information supplied by the Government Met Office, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) as we continue to be vigilant regarding the hurricane season and the COVID-19 Pandemic.



ASSISTANCE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE AND NEED

You may know of persons who are in need during this time of crisis, especially some who are quarantined and in dire need of essential supplies;let us, through the CARE Fund stewards, in the true spirit of the Christian Community, demonstrate love and compassion by assisting where necessary.


CIRCUIT MISSION AND EVANGELISM COMMITTEE

The Circuit Mission and Evangelism Committee will meet on Thursday, 7th October, 2021 at Immanuel, 6:00 p.m. Persons who are unable to attend physically will be given the opportunity to attend virtually. A link for the meeting will be circulated prior to the meeting. The Committee comprises one minister appointed by the Circuit, two representatives from each Congregational M & E, the Circuit Stewards, local preachers, commissioned lay workers and members elected by the Circuit Council.



MCCA WOMEN

It's the MCCA Women Commission's Health Walk & Breakfast

Join us as we journey up Fahie's Trail, Newton Ground on Saturday, 9th October at 6:00 a.m. Bring the WHOLE Family.

Grab and Go Breakfast - $20.00 Oversized T-shirts & Polo shirts - $10.00.


Interested persons desirous of transportation are kindly asked to give their names to the President of their Women's Group or their Contact Steward.



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

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. Mario Nicolas B., Supernumerary (Panama/Costa Rica). Rev’d Nicolas served as a President of the Panama/Costa Rica District. He was laid to rest on Saturday, 2 October 2021 following a Service of Thanksgiving for his life and ministry.



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

Harmony Christian Bookstore is also open daily, Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit the store for a wide variety of study materials and other Christian literature or call us at 466-1215.



METHODIST MEDIA

Methodist Media, the official communications arm of the Methodist Church St. Kitts Circuit, is available to provide services for upcoming circuit and congregational events.


If you would like to consult with the media team for your church event, please contact the church office and complete the Methodist Media request form.


We strongly recommend making your request at least 2 weeks prior to your event date. Note that you will be expected to meet with the media team at least twice prior to your event to ensure all needs are addressed and the media team has all the details needed to adequately support your event. Methodist Media looks forward to working with you.



LISTEN TO MRN:

Kindly note that the Service today, 3 October, is being broadcastfrom the Immanuel Methodist Church. Log on to the Methodist Radio Network - St. Kitts Circuit, available via the Circuit website, www.skmethodist.org.



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.



DO YOU KNOW…

That Mr. William Sprott, Local Preacher, from the Ebenezer congregation, was the first headmaster of the Basseterre Boys’ School (1915-1926)?



DATES TO REMEMBER

OCTOBER 2021 (Ministries Month)

03 World Communion Sunday/Education Lord’s Day

03 6:00 pm Recognition and Commissioning Service for

Sis. Liane Irish-Wade as a Preacher, Wesley

07 6:00 pm Circuit M & E Committee, hybrid

08 Circuit Children Virtual Movie Night

11 7:00 pm Circuit Preachers’ Meeting, online

14 5:00 pm EMHMJS School Board Meeting, Wesley Church Hall

17 5:00 pm Appreciation Service for Long Service as Accredited

Preachers, Wesley



SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 10 OCTOBER, 2021

Old Testament: Job 23:1-9, 16-17

Responsive Reading: Psalm 22:1-15 [VIP 578]

Epistle: Hebrews 4:12-16

The Gospel: Mark 10: 17-31



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 Sisters Maureen Woodley (Immanuel);


  • those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Sisters Donna Queeley (Challengers), Dorette Butler (Wesley), Elsie Paul (Wesley) Coldotha Hendrickson (Wesley), Diane Henry (St. Johnston) 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 Sisters Margery Welsh, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Esther Jeffers, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, Hugo Mullix and Alexis Knight];

  • those receiving medical attention overseas: [Sister Caroline Caines];


  • those who are pursuing studies overseas and online;


  • those who are incarcerated or in juvenile centers;


  • 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.

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