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).
MCCA WOMEN COMMISSION - ST. KITTS CIRCUIT ELECTIONS AND RETREAT (Update)
All Methodist women (18 years and over) are asked to note that the Elections and Retreat that was postponed from 16 September will now take place at the K. G. Swanston Memorial Methodist Church on October 08, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
The cost of the Retreat is now EC$50.00. However, persons who have registered and paid and are unable to meet the additional cost should contact their women group leader.
The nomination of persons to serve on the MCCA Women Commission - St. Kitts Circuit has been reopened and closes on October 3, 2022. Nomination Forms along with the guidelines for conducting elections are available from the Circuit Office or your women group leader. All Methodist women (18 years and over) are eligible for nomination, each nomination must show dedicated interest in women’s work.
All nomination forms must be received in a sealed envelope at the Circuit Office and addressed for the attention of Rev. Stacia Williams-Christmas.
LID DEVOTIONALS VIA WHATSAPP
This week’s Devotionals will be conducted by the Curacao 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.
We extend congratulations to Sis. Elsie Mills (St. Johnston) on her being awarded the Star of Merit for Education and Religion.
We also extend congratulations to family of late Bro. Lloyd Lazaar (Wesley) on his being awarded posthumously a Star of Merit for Education and Sports.
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:
Sis. Mariah Rock (Wesley) on the death of her father, Cecil Rock.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR SUNDAY, 02nd October 2022
Seventeenth Lord’s Day after Pentecost
OT Reading: Lamentations 1:1-6
Responsive Reading: Psalm 137 (VIP 650)
Epistle: 2 Timothy 1:1-14
The Gospel: Luke 17:5-10
DO YOU KNOW
That “when the concept of Sunday School was first initiated, it was actually a school, established in the factory centers of England where children were made to work six-day weeks instead of going to school”?
DATES TO REMEMBER
Congregational and circuit level meetings
25 Connexional Christian Education Lord’s Day
26 5:00 pm Circuit O & E Committee, Rev. Althea Jacobs Center
OCTOBER 2022– Ministries Month
02 World Communion Sunday/Education Lord’s Day
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, email@example.com. 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, 25th 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 firstname.lastname@example.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;
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); 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.