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JERMAINE Bailey has come a long way from baptising the chickens in his yard as a 10-year-old-boy. At 35, he is now an ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, having been formally inducted along with four others on Saturday, July 12 at the Seventh-day Adventist Conference Centre in Mt Salem, St James.
Seventh-day Adventist leaders said they applauded the announcement of a nominee for a religious freedom advocacy position at the U.S. Department of State, a post that has been vacant since October.
Over the past two weeks, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica held Quadrennial Sessions and elected new administrations in their east, west and central regions.
The church sat in quiet anticipation on the Sabbath afternoon of July 19, 2014 prior to the start of the Installation Ceremony for the newly elected leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in East Jamaica Conference.
Delegates at the Fourth Quadrennial Session of the Central Jamaica Conference elected a new administration to carry on the work of the Church for the next four years.
IT HAS been approximately 11 weeks since Mandeville has received any rain, and with water sources gradually depleting, there is a cause for concern. It is for this reason that the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has secured a machine that harvests water from the air.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.