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Pastor abducted during church service in East Ukraine

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 02:11
A Seventh-day Adventist pastor is missing after being abducted by gunmen during a communion service last Sabbath at a church in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, local church leaders said.

St Ann's 'Mother Theresa'

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:00
There is nothing Carmen Wilson enjoys more than serving others, especially the vulnerable and less fortunate in society. It is no wonder many have labelled her the 'Mother Theresa of St Ann'.

Delay flexiweek introduction - Charles

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 19:32
Former Labour Minister Pearnel Charles, who toiled long and hard to get the flexiwork arrangement going during his time in office, now wants the implementation of the new law to take effect a year after it is enacted.

Adventist Church President calls for day of prayer for Ebola victims

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 19:26
On behalf of the leadership and membership of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in its 13 world divisions, and indeed the more than 18 million members in 215 countries, I would like to express my deep concern for the people in West Africa who are living under the threat of the Ebola virus—particularly in the countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Senegal and Nigeria.

Adventists urged to study women’s ordination for themselves

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:42
Ted N. C. Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, appealed to church members worldwide to earnestly read what the Bible says about women’s ordination and to pray that he and other church leaders humbly follow the Holy Spirit’s guidance on the matter.

Woodburn Re-elected to Serve another Four-year Term

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 21:43
Delegates at the First Quadrennial Session of the North-east Jamaica Conference elected a new administration to carry on the work of the Church for the next four years. The Session, held at Camp Don in Robins Bay, St. Mary from September 17-18, saw the reelection of Pastor Arlington Woodburn, who has been president of the region since it was organized on August 1, 2006.

In Inter-America, teachers are reminded to be ministers of the gospel

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 19:34
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America gathered a core group of its teachers, professors, and educators from across its hundreds of schools and universities for the second territory-wide Education Congress which began last night. More than 1,000 Adventist educators convened in Riviera Maya in Mexico for the four-day event which promises to reassure them of their important leadership role in the lives of their pupils, equip them with knowledge and remind them of their mission to prepare children and young people for the Kingdom of Heaven.

Flexi-week challenges

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 07:07
Last week, the Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches (JUGC) called on the Government to ensure certain provisions were included in the proposed flexi-week legislation.

Adventist Singles Challenged to Follow God’s Purpose

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 21:14
Adventist singles from across Jamaica Union Conference were challenged and inspired to follow God’s purpose for their lives at the fourth National Singles’ Convention themed, “Single with a Purpose,” held August 23-24, 2014.

Adventist Head Challenges Men to be more than Agents of Procreation

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:40
Head of the Seventh­-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, Pastor Everett Brown challenged Christian men and those in the wider society to be agents of positive change in society and not just agents of procreation.

Calling all men, boys

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 00:39
THE Seventh-day Adventist church in Jamaica is seeking to inspire the nation's men to become agents of positive change in their roles as fathers and leaders in different spheres of life.

Inter-America’s ASi Convention encourages members for more regional growth

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:10
Inter-America’s Adventist-layman’s Services and Industries (ASi) held it’s 14th annual convention in Puebla, Mexico, Aug. 13-16, 2014. The convention brought more than 130 professionals and church leaders from across Inter-America to reaffirm their involvement in the mission of the church through their businesses. Participants also learned how to network better and strategize for greater outreach in their business areas.

Men’s Convention to Focus on the Whole Being of Man

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 20:40
A call for men to be agents of positive change is the theme of an all-Island Men’s Convention scheduled for September 6, 2014 at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Gymnatorium in Mandeville starting at 9:00 am.

Adventist Church files amicus brief for workplace religious freedom case at top U.S. court

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:38
The Seventh-day Adventist Church filed an amicus brief today urging the United States’ top court to accept the case of a Muslim girl who was denied a job because her hijab—a head-covering—violated a company’s policy.

Church Sponsors First Religious Liberty Event in Britain

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:29
Some 2,000 attendees at the Adventist Church’s first religious liberty festival in Britain committed to promote the freedoms in their communities and wherever else they have influence.

Second Chance for High School Dropout

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 21:24
A St. Catherine mother of two, whose formal education was interrupted at age 15, is today a proud academic achiever, with a scholarship, and is on course for a brighter future.

Palm S.D.A Recognizes Excellence in Education

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 21:17
Sixteen youths, were recognized for their recent success in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Caribbean Secondary Examinations Council (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE), sat between March and June 2014.

Former All-Island Boss of the Year Elected as ASDAL President

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:56
Career Librarian and Director of Library Services at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Mrs. Grace Carr-Benjamin, M.L.I.S., was elected President of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL) during a meeting held recently in the USA.

Wilson: No room for evolution in Adventist schools

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:59
Seventh-day Adventist world church President Ted N. C. Wilson forcefully asserted that life has existed on the Earth for only a few thousand years, not millions of years, as he opened an educators conference in Utah on Friday, and he said teachers who believe otherwise should not call themselves Seventh-day Adventists or work in Church-operated schools.

“We will never role over and die in the face of competition,” says NCU Chairman

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:54
Citing the current downturn in economic and moral standard of the society, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has pledged that the Seventh-day Adventist Institution will “never role over and die.”

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