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A team of students from Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has won the National Eduvision 2014 software/app development competition. The team comprising Kevin Kennedy, Peter Lyn, Thomas Whittaker, and Christopher Smikle, won this year's competition with their entry: Proximity - the Ultimate School Locater.
President of the NCU, Dr Trevor Gardner, revealed that the university is currently putting together a proposal for submission to the government to acquire substantial portions of mined-out bauxite lands, as well as those that have been sitting idle, for the production of a variety of crops.
Come fourth quarter of 2014, the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI) in Jamaica will be the recipient of a portion of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering to be collected by the World Church of Seventh-day Adventists for missions. The funds received will be used to assist in the building of a health clinic and skills training center at the GSI.
Over 600 youth across the parishes of St. Ann and Trelawny, left the confines of their church buildings on Sabbath March 15, 2014, to "Be The Sermon" and impact the social conditions and lives of hundreds of individuals within their reach. From the South of Trelawny - where the Stettin and Spring Gardens youth walked and sang as they distributed magazines and prayed - to the North of St. Ann where the young people of Exchange braved the rain and treacherous paths, to visit the sick, it was a day of youth in service.
A panel of three Seventh-day Adventists who lived gay lifestyles told their stories last evening during the denomination’s summit on sexuality, discussing their journeys away from homosexual activity.
"Be the Sermon." That was the charge for youth in East Jamaica Conference as they participated in numerous activities to mark Global Youth's day, GYD. March 15, 2014 was the day that the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists designated as the day for practical witnessing around the world. Young persons were encouraged to "be the sermon" by showing their love for Jesus in their communities.
THE NORTHERN Caribbean University's (NCU) Herboo Enterprise will be representing Jamaica at the International Business Model Competition to be held in Utah, United States, come May, after walking away as winners of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC) that was held recently at the Jamaica Conference Centre.
The following article was written by Nigel Coke as part of a Gleaner focus on Monday, March 17, 2014 titled "Towards 2030...Healing of a Nation" with Guest Editor Dr. Trevor Gardner, President of Northern Caribbean University.
Family life educator and president of the Adventist Church in Bermuda, Dr Jeffery Brown wants Jamaica to set a good example for the world to follow and correct its image regarding family life, crime, violence and corruption.
After six months of intense theoretical and practical training, several farmers from Trelawny who participated in the Farmers Capacity Building Progamme, organised by the Northern Caribbean University's (NCU) Morris Entrepreneurship Centre (MEC), have started to plant crops.
Pastor of the Mandeville Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mandeville, Greg Baldeo is describing as demon possessed, persons who are responsible for some of the country’s murders in recent time.
Thousands of Adventist youth around the world will skip church on Sabbath, March 15, to engage in a day of witnessing and active service in their communities. The special day coined as Global Youth Day, is sponsored by the General Conference’s youth department and motivates young people to “be the sermon” as they show the love of Jesus in their communities.
Ever since his controversial utterance (at a Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Thanksgiving Service for the Security Force last April) that Jamaica needs Divine intervention in order to bring crime under control, Minister of National Security the Hon. Peter Bunting has been calling on the Church to help the Government in its efforts.
Several churches across the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists can now officially boast Child Preachers following a stamp of approval granted through the Children's Ministries Department of the Conference on Sabbath March 8, 2014.
Hundreds packed into the Kings Chapel SDA Church to be blessed from the outpouring of love and sweet gospel music from the singing ambassadors of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA), who teamed up to stage a "MM14 Hope" benefit concert on March 8, 2014.
A festival of religious freedom in Haiti last month cements the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a leading proponent of free expression of belief in the country.
It will probably go down in history as one of the largest tent campaign staged by a cluster of churches in East Jamaica Conference of SDA and the first single campaign from which two new congregations were formed.
The curtains of the "Footprints of Hope" campaign came to a close with one hundred and eighty two persons heeding the call of God through the voice of his servant, Pastor Glen Samuels, on March 1, 2014 after five weeks of campaigning in Yallahs, St. Thomas.
The East Jamaica Conference (EJC) along with Operators, Sponsors, patrons and others are now awaiting a favourable response from Seventh-day Adventist churches worldwide which are expected to donate funds through the quarterly mission offering to establish a medical facility at the Good Samaritan Inn, GSI.
Literature Evangelists (Colporteurs) were charged to attend to their daily work of canvassing…not in their name, but in the name of Jesus. Addressing scores of Colporteurs at the Pan Jamaica Publishing meeting held on February 13, 2014, at the Maranatha Adventist Church in Mandeville, Manchester, Pastor Everett Brown, President of JAMU reminded them of who they are, but most importantly whose they are, as he referenced Acts 3:1-10.