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The Church News for 7 November 2021

These are the Church News for 7 November 2021.
Have a blessed week ahead.

But, “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
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.

November 7th

Giovanni Bishop
Steve Blake (o/s)
Andrea Kennedy
Vincent Scott
Shanique Williamson (o/s)

November 8th

Esther Reynolds

November 9th

Andrea & Rev. Mark Dawes – Anniversary

November 10th

Paula Blake-Powell
Ruth Crooks-Clarke
Taishaun Johnson
Zeta Phillips
Anna Strachan
Vivien & Carl Tucker – Anniversary

November 11th

Kaheal Pellington

November 12th

Bernard Bennett
Jonie Japp

November 13th

Diane Campbell-Leslie (o/s)
Darren Dawson (o/s)
Sharon Ivey

November is Youth Month
Theme – “Responsibility of the Youth in Christ”
(1 Timothy 4:12)

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

Bible Study sessions are held every Wednesday, starting at 7:00 PM on ZOOM and 7:30 PM on YouTube. As November is Youth Month, we focus on the theme – “Responsibility of the Youth in Christ“. Reverend Dalkeith and Sister Claudette Bennett will lead the sessions on November 10th. Also, The GYM Team will lead on the 17th and Reverend Richard Beckford on the 24th.

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 Richard Beckford is our preacher for Communion Sunday, November 7th. Weekly services start at 9:00 AM. We also share 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 webmaster@gmc-mca.org. We greatly appreciate your feedback.

Evenings of Prayer, Praise and Testimonies

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

  • November 7th 2021 – led by Ministry Dept.
  • November 21st 2021 – led by Prayer Coordinator – Deacon Arlene Burton

Please join us for some uplifting evenings.

Women’s Fellowship Zoom Meeting

Our next Women’s Fellowship meeting will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 9:00 AM. The main presenter is Mrs Charmaine Gunter-Gayle,  Director of the Early Stimulation Programme in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. She will share on the topic, “Women Empowered to Serve”.  Sister Sonia Beaton-Bogle will lead devotion on the topic “The Power of a Praying Woman”.

Prayers

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
Sick and Shut-In List
Updated Measures Relating to Covid-19 Effective October 28 – December 10, 2021

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

Curfew Updates

The nightly curfews start at 8:00 PM and end at 5:00 AM the following morning. There are no “No Movement Days“.

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. So please register with the Church Office to reserve your space.

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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