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Notices - Sep 18 - Oct 2, 2022


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).



NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY SERVICE

An Ecumenical State Service marking the 39th Anniversary of Independence for St. Christopher and Nevis will be held today, Sunday, 18 September, 2022 at the Antioch Baptist Church, Lime Kiln, commencing at 4:00 pm. Independence Anniversary celebrations are being held under the theme, “Refocus, Re-Create, Redesign: Independence 39”.


MINISTERS WHO SERVED THE ST. KITTS CIRCUIT

A document listing the ministers who served the St, Kitts Circuit, 1787-2021 is posted on the Circuit’s website. The document, in part, serves to give some historical information of those who laboured in this part of God’s Vineyard. The document is a work in progress and can be found under the tab “Our Church”, sub tab, “Spiritual Leaders & Staff”.



LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP

This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the St. Croix 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.


On Wednesday, 21 September 2022, the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial School will celebrate its 69th Anniversary. A special assembly will mark the occasion.



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 Sis. Valerie Henry (Antigua), wife of past Connexional President - the late Rev. Donald C. Henry, and mother of Sis. E. Ann Henry (Legal Counsel to the Connexional Conference) and Bro. Cedric Henry.


The Thanksgiving Service for the life of the late Sis. Janette Claxton (Nevis) will be held on Thursday, 22 September, 2022 at the Gingerland Methodist Church starting at 1:45 pm.


The Jeffers family (St. Johnston) expresses its heartfelt thanks for the support given during their recent bereavement.



SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 25th September 2022

Sixteenth Lord’s Day after Pentecost

OT Reading: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15

Responsive Reading: Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 (VIP 619)

Epistle: 1 Timothy 6:6-19

The Gospel: Luke 16: 19-31



DO YOU KNOW

That a Mrs. Winifred Peters Roberts was the second Principal of the Epworth/Maurice Hillier Memorial Junior School (1954-1958)?



DATES TO REMEMBER

SEPTEMBER 2022

Congregational and circuit level meetings

18 National Independence State Service

19 39th Anniversary of Independence

21 EMHMJS 69th Anniversary

25 Connexional Christian Education Lord’s Day



CIRCUIT OFFICE

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, 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 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, 18th September, 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 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.



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;


  • The Royal Family, the Government and People of the United Kingdom, its Overseas Territories, and the Nations of the Commonwealth on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II;


  • World Peace;


  • 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;


  • those who are sick, recuperating at home or otherwise being cared for, including Bro. Kevington Pemberton (Immanuel); Bro. Oliver “Abba" Freeman (St. Johnston), 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 Elsie Paul, Marlene Liburd, Sheila Richardson, Cynthia Webbe, Mary Caines, Esther Jeffers, Oretha Isaac, Stephanie Lawrence and Lorraine Ottley; Brothers Calvin Taylor; Edmond Warner, and Hugo Mullix];

  • those receiving medical attention overseas: [including Sister 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.

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