We, the Parish Family of Christ the King, welcome our Rector, Archdeacon Rolle on his return Ministry today.
We extends condolences to Janet Poitier, on the passing of her brother, Mr. Parrish Duncombe Bain. Funeral announcement are set for Friday 15th December at 1:30 PM here at Christ the King.
In memory of the Late Lillith Major, and in honour of her birthday (29 November) her husband, Albury Major and their children, have given flowers (to be used at Christmastide) in thanksgiving to God.
2024 OFFERING ENVELOPES
The 2024 Offering Envelopes are ready and can be collected in the cross-aisle of the Church. If you do not have a box of envelopes assigned to you, we encourage you to use this method as a means of your stewardship of giving. You can register your name and receive a box of envelopes from the Parish Office. The Lord loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7.
Rev. Fr. Cameron Saunders will be on vacation as of 8th December until 16th December 2023. We wish him well on this short respite.
The Vestry will meet on Tuesday 12th December 2023 at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall. All members are asked to make a special effort to attend.
Calling all young persons, male and female wishing to serve around the altar. You are invited to servers’ practice on Saturdays from 3:00- 4:30 at the church. Please see any of the servers, lay readers or clergy for more information.
The Parish is appealing to parents of students of all ages to donate used text-
books in good condition, and are no longer being used by your child. Donations of Textbooks can be dropped off at the Parish Office. Thank you for your kindness.
YOUTH MINISTRY HAS BEGUN!!!! Are you passionate about Youth Ministry? We're thrilled to announce that we are currently seeking dedicated and enthusiastic youth advisors to be part of our team! If you are interested, please see Jessica Darville.
Calling ALL dancers!! The Parish Youth Council is pleased to announce that the Liturgical Dance Ministry will resume. We are making an appeal for all youth 14 years and older, who are interested in joining the dance ministry. Please see Shaneka Cola to submit your name and contact information. Practice days and times are to be announced.
Upcoming Events In The Parish
Sunday December 10th Advent II
Holy Eucharist—7:00 AM, 9:30 AM & Evensong 6:00 PM
Sunday December 17th Advent III
Holy Eucharist—7:00 AM 9:30 AM
Sunday December 24th Advent IV
Holy Eucharist—7:00 AM 9:30 AM
EVE OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
Blessing of the Crib, Lighting of the Christ Candle and
First Mass of Christmas 10:00 PM
Monday December 25th
FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD
Holy Eucharist 9:00 AM
Friday December 29th
Parish Youth Council’s
Christmas Production 6:00 PM
Sunday December 31st Christmas I
New Year’s Eve
Holy Eucharist—7:00 AM 9:30 AM
Watch Night Service 10:30 PM
(Subject to change)
Further Notices Are In The Bulletin Check It Out!!!!
Bible Study has resume on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Let us continue to study to show ourselves approved. Zoom Meeting ID: 816 8700 8891 Password: Study2023. Bible Study will break until further noticed!!!
Please be advised that members or relatives of members who are sick or have been admitted to the hospital and desire the pastoral care of the Church, are asked to make it known by contacting the clergy or the Church Office. It is uncharitable to be in such a state and have not gone through the proper protocol but expect the relevant persons to be aware. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Please be advised that effective 1st May 2023, the following will ensue:
Holy Communion will revert to 2 kinds, Body and Blood. Persons who are not comfortable with the cup at this time may continue to receive the Body of Christ in one kind. This is still receiving full Holy Communion.
Holy Water Stoups
Holy water will be placed in the stoups (or fonts) at the church doors. Greeting of Peace Worshippers may be encouraged to resume shaking hands and hugging at the Greeting of Peace, as they are comfortable. Those who do not wish any physical contact may continue to share the peace with the waving of a hand, a bow, the bump of a fist, or some other appropriate gesture.
Holy Baptism will be administered during the liturgy.
Worshippers must continue to sanitize their hands upon entering the church and as they approach Holy Communion.
Viewing of Bodies at Funerals
Parishes may return to allowing the viewing of bodies in the church building before funeral services.
Covid-19 is still a reality in our world. The Church, as a responsible organization, must remain vigilant and cautious, willing to pay attention to any restrictions that may be necessary in the future, but also willing to approach and maintain normalcy to the best of her ability.
RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE CLASSES - SATURDAYS
BJC Classes - 9:00am –11:00am, BGCSE - 12:00noon –2:00pm
Contact Winston Sinclair at 818-5235 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MATH CLASSES FOR BJC & BGCSE
Math Classes for BJC and BECSE will be held on Saturdays 10 AM—12 PM for BJC and 1 PM to 3 PM for BGCSE at Christ The King. For further information contact Mia Lightbourne at 242 446-6902 or email@example.com.
THE ANGLICAN DIOCESAN PASTORAL CARE MINISTRY
The Anglican Diocesan Pastoral Care Ministry's Family Violence (FV) Prevention Ministry offers you Reflections by Anastasia Thompson (Holy Trinity), one of the FV Parenting Ministry Coordinators.
We, within the Diocese in collaboration with the Department of Rehabilitation and Welfare Service within the Ministry of Social Service, are working together in this twelve-week program with persons whose names have been submitted from the court, and other volunteer participants, in an effort to curb the amount of domestic violence that has invaded our islands.
You are invited to attend and promote this excellent virtual program on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., or in person at the Ministry of Social Services office on JFK Blvd. in the J.S. Johnson building (opposite the Police College).
Help is available to those who are experiencing family violence: Crisis Centre 328/0922 322-4999 (565-9633 free family island text line) SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect) 604-9039 to 42/376-3538. Child Abuse HOTLINE:322-2763/422-2763 Youth Help Hotline: 359-3150/1; 359-3142/5
As we continue to deal with needs for ongoing relief and social assistance in our church and community, the Social Outreach Ministry continues its monthly food parcel distribution on the fourth Wednesday of each month. We are grateful to our membership for your generosity thus far and for your continued support as we move forward. Please be reminded that envelopes are available from the Ushers. For further information, contact Margaret Laramore, Social Outreach Chairperson.
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES THIS WEEK
December - BIRTHDAYS
4th Ida Collie, Kevin Longley, The Ven Dwight Rolle
5th Treymanine Dean, Diana Rolle
6th Elianna Roberts
7th Carla Seymour, Willamae Smith,
8th Deidre Gardiner, Carlton Hanna, Raquel Laramore,
Milcah Sullivan, Dominic Thompson
Watch over your children, O Lord, as their days increase. Bless and guide them wherever they may be; strengthen them when they are weak; comfort them when they are discouraged and sorrowful; raise them up when they fall. May your peace be with them always, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
December- Wedding Anniversary Celebration
3rd Carlton and Doris Hanna (1959)
We thank you heavenly Father for those who are celebrating an anniversary of being joined together in Holy Matrimony, for your continuous blessing, for the joy of family life and home. May they daily renew their love and loyalty, and follow the Holy Spirit to strengthen them to remain faithful to You and each other all their days; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.