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The Church News for 26 September 2021

These are the Church News for 26 September 2021.
Have a blessed week ahead.

To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

September’s Theme – “STEWARDSHIP”
We are not our own, all that we have belongs to the Lord
(Our Time, Talents and Treasures)

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES

Below is a list of our members and adherents who will be celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the coming week. If you are also celebrating your special date during this period and your name is not listed, please visit our “Birthdays / Anniversaries” page to update your information.

September 26th

Debbie Ann Bailey
Elaine Dixon
Cheryl Mowatt-Hall
Jermaine Rattray
Eleanor Reynolds
Emily Reynolds
Tessa Williams
Robert Wright

September 27th

Candace Hunter
Candice Kerr

September 28th

Audrey Anderson
Sasha-Gay James

September 29th

Ronald Clarke
Romeo Elliott
Nickie Lannaman (o/s)
Vivienne Scott

September 30th

Hakeem Newell
Donette Swaby (o/s)
Hortense Toyloy (o/s)

October 1st

Nika Leair

October 2nd

Vera Ennis
Nicole Roberts

September’s Theme – “STEWARDSHIP”
We are not our own, all that we have belongs to the Lord
(Our Time, Talents and Treasures)

Children’s Church

Children’s Church is on Saturdays at 3:00 PM via ZOOM. Please contact Sisters Michelle Dinald or Carol Blake for the Link. You may also contact the Church Office.

Youth Ministries Meeting

The Youth Department meets each Friday at 7:30 pm via ZOOM. So please contact Sister Dionne Richards for the Link and join us.

Bible Studies

Our Bible Study sessions are held every Wednesday, starting at 7:00 PM on ZOOM and 7:30 PM on YouTube. For September, we focus on the theme – “Stewardship“. Reverend Richard Beckford leads the study for the rest of September 2021. Also, Reverend Ronald Webster will lead for October 6, 13 and 20, and Reverend Michael Smellie will lead on October 27th.

Information on how to join these Studies is also provided by email and posted in the various WhatsApp groups. Therefore, please invite family/friends/co-workers to join us each Wednesday. Also, please share the link with everyone.

Sunday Service

Reverend Mark Dawes is our preacher for Missions Sunday, September 26th. Weekly services start at 9:00 AM. We transmit these via ZOOM and stream them on our YouTube Channel.

We welcome your feedback regarding our Bible Studies and Sunday Services. Your comments will help us to grow and serve you better. So call or email the office or any of the Elders or Deacons. You may also email us via our website at gro.acm-cmg@retsambew. We greatly appreciate your feedback.

Eastern Area 2 Women’s Fellowship Ingathering

The Eastern Area 2 Women’s Fellowship Ingathering is scheduled for Sunday, September 26, 2021, at 5:00 pm via ZOOM. Each year an offering is collected from churches within the Eastern Region towards Ingathering. Please contact the Church office or Sister Dawn Ashley for further information.

Members’ Meeting

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, at 5:30 pm there will be a Members’ Meeting via ZOOM. There will be addresses from the Chairman, Rev. Jacob Mclean, and General Secretary, Rev. Rodger Kirby.  All members are encouraged to attend.

Evenings of Prayer, Praise and Testimonies

Various departments of the church will host Evenings of Prayer, Praise and Testimony on Sunday evenings as listed below.

  • October 10th 2021 – led by Worship & Music Dept.
  • October 31st 2021 – led by Membership Dept.
  • November 7th 2021 – led by Ministry Dept.
  • November 21st 2021 – led by Prayer Coordinator – Deacon Arlene Burton
Condolences and Prayers

Our condolences to Sister Marguerite Lopez and her family on the passing of her brother Lester Wade on September 14, 2021. Also, we request prayers for his wife, Heather, who is not well.

We also request prayer for Sister Sheron Lawson who is currently overseas.

Finally, please remember to pray for the “Sick and Shut-Ins“, as well as those classified as vulnerable. In addition, remember to stay in touch with each other as we return from isolation and separation.

Church News, Sick and Shut in List
Sick and Shut-In List
Updated Measures Relating to Covid-19 Effective September 18 – October 28, 2021

The following are updated national measures on Covid-19 under The Disaster Risk Management Act – September 07, 2020.

No Movement Days
  • All Sundays in the period (Worship Services – 50 persons allowed with the requisite Authorization Form)
  • Monday, October 18, 2021 – National Heroes Day
Curfew Updates

Mondays to Fridays the curfew starts at 8:00 PM and ends at 5:00 AM the following morning. Also, on Saturdays, the curfew starts at 6:00 PM and ends at 5:00 AM on the following Monday.

Weddings and Funerals are allowed with a maximum of 20 persons. However, Burials are only allowed from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM with a maximum of 15 persons and last no longer than 30 minutes. Burials are not allowed on Public Holidays.

Finally, Worship Services are allowed with a maximum of 50 persons, with the requisite permission.

Persons 60 years and older, required to work from home and otherwise, must stay home (fully vaccinated persons are exempt). They are, however, permitted to leave home once per day for medical care, food, exercise and other essentials of life.

Also, please remember to pay very close attention to the periodic updates and advisories issued by the relevant authorities relating to COVID 19.

So please remember to call and pray with one another. Also, keep safe, practice social distancing, wash hands and clean surfaces regularly.

In addition, remember to wear your masks, sanitize, and maintain the 6 feet physical distance. Also, let us keep in touch and encourage each other, especially during these very challenging times.

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