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Ordained Pastors Warned not to be a Law unto Themselves

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:23
Head of the Adventist Church in Jamaica, Pastor Everett Brown, issued a warning to newly ordained pastors of the Church in western Jamaica not to become a law unto themselves, as their primary role is to preach the gospel to a dying world.

NCU to host first Relay for Debate 5K

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:42
THE NORTHERN Caribbean University (NCU), in association with the Department of Communication Studies, is set to host its inaugural Relay for Debate 5K Run/Walk to raise money for the institution's debating team.

West Jamaica Conference elects New Administration

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:02
International Evangelist and speaker of the Word of Hope television programme, Pastor Glen Samuels was elected president of the West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (WJC) at the Fourth Quadrennial Session of the Conference held at the Seventh-day Adventist Conference Centre in Mount Salem, St. James, from July 20-21, 2014. He replaces Pastor Astor Bower who served as president for the past Quadrennium.

East Jamaica Conference elects New Administration

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 13:19
Pastor Eric Nathan was elected president of the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (EJC) at the Fourth Quadrennial Session of the Conference held at the Kencot Seventh-day Adventists Church July 15-16, 2014. He replaces Pastor Adrian Cotterell who had been serving as president since November 2005.

Adventist Church launches Breathe-Free 2, a new stop-smoking program

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 06:55
Imagine a designated smoking area outside your Adventist church. The man seated in your pew must also be thinking about the smoking area because he just quietly slipped out of the building during the Sabbath sermon.

CJC President, Encourages Men to Rebuild their Walls of Manhood

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:20
The Prayer Breakfast held on Sunday June 22, 2014, hosted at the Sydenham Church Hall, St. Catherine, brought the curtains down on a wonderful weekend celebration for men. It was a satisfactory turn out of young and old men, as well as several Conference Administrators and Pastors of Central Jamaica Conference and the Jamaica Union of Seventh-day Adventists.

Falmouth Adventist School Boasts New Building

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:16
Just in time for the 2014 graduation, the Falmouth Seventh-day Adventist Preparatory School boasts a renovated Georgian style two story building which accommodated over one hundred and fifty students and a staff of eight, during its final semester.

Men of Prayer! Men of Power!

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:12
the Central Jamaica Conference and the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists congregated at the Sydenham Seventh-day Adventist Church, St. Catherine on Sabbath June 20, 2014, to share in the first phase of “Men’s Convention.”

Preserving a Landmark -A Daughter of the Soil’s Tale

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 17:34
Propelled by the intention to demonstrate kindness to others Mrs. Lurlet Ashley-Gordon (affectionately called Ms. Ashley) boarded the flight from Florida to Jamaica on June 5, 2014. Her destination was the Central Jamaica Conference camp site Camp Verley. “I grew up seeing my father helping others. He would travel across Jamaica in service to the Lord, and this nurtured a spirit of care within my heart for others,” recalls Ms. Ashley.

Church’s General Conference Session Starts in a Year

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:03
Nearly 2,600 delegates will join thousands of Adventists in descending on San Antonio, Texas, for the opening of Seventh-day Adventist Church’s General Conference Session exactly a year from today, July 2, 2015.

Critics Press Obama to End Policy on Religious Discrimination in Hiring

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:01
A widening coalition of critics is urging the Obama administration to drop the practice of permitting religious groups to hire and fire based on a person’s faith when they receive federal money, saying Obama is reneging on a promise he made in 2008 to change that policy.

Shane Johnson to Represent JAMU in Guatemala

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 06:34
Shane Johnson of the North Jamaica Conference (NJC) will represent the Jamaica Union Conference (JAMU) in the finals of Bible Boom 2014 to be held in Guatemala from July 28 to August 3, 2014 during the Inter-American Division’s Youth Congress.

UN event boosts visibility of religious freedom NGO

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:43
The Adventist-affiliated group AIDLR got a welcomed boost in visibility this month by organizing its first event at the United Nations office in Geneva, organizers said.

Nova Southeastern offers free medical care for the less fortunate at the Good Samaritan Inn

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 13:14
More than one hundred and thirty Jamaicans received free medical services and health care from medical professionals and students of Nova Southeastern University School of Medicine who came to the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI) in Kingston on Thursday June 5, 2014.

With Goal of Repositioning Its Media, Adventist Church Overhauls North American Publishing Operations

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 13:11
The Review and Herald and the Pacific Press publishing houses have approved the biggest restructuring in Adventist publishing’s 153-year history, embracing a plan that Adventist leaders hope will strengthen the church’s U.S. digital presence and ensure the long-term viability of its publishing work.

Inter-America celebrates literature evangelists, unveils plans to benefit them

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 13:01
With a smile on his lips and twinkle in his eyes, Emilio De Leon wears a medal around his neck. That medal suspended by blue ribbon represents the 39 years that De Leon has carried a passion for sharing the gospel.

Jamaica Union Visitor: The Year of the Literature Evangelist

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 12:56
This year we join the General Conference Publishing Ministry in celebrating the year of the Literature Evangelist (LE). Pastor Howard Faigao, General Conference Publishing Ministry Director says “this year is a special year dedicated to LEs...

Ordination Study Concludes with Suggestions for “The Way Forward”

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:00
Leaders and members of the Adventist Church’s Theology of Ordination Study Committee (TOSC) wondered aloud if the fourth and last multi-day session of the group would yield a consensus on the thorny issue of ordaining women to ministry.

Senate President Urges Church to Communicate God's Grace

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 11:58
President of the Jamaican Senate, the Honourable Floyd Morris urged Seventh-day Adventists communicators and members to convey more of God’s Grace, by demonstrating His acts of justice, patience, mercy and love.

State Minister Says Religious Persons Should Not Fear Flexi-Work Bill

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 11:55
Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Arnaldo Brown (2nd left), makes a point during his presentation at a panel discussion on the Flexi-Work Bill, held at the St. Ann’s Bay Seventh Day Adventist Church, in St. Ann’s Bay, on May 24. Other panelists (from left) are: Public Affairs and Religious Liberty and Communications Director with the Jamaica Union of Seventh Day Adventists, Nigel Coke; President of the Senate, Floyd Morris, and President of the North Jamaica Conference of Seventh Day Adventists, Karl Archer.

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