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Approximately thirty youths who attended the 2014 Jamaica Union Conference Youth Jamboree in Camp Verley, St. Catherine took time out of their regular activities to share with Wards of the State at the Sunbeam Children’s Home.
North Jamaica Conference (NJC) has a new treasurer. She is Mrs. Sackeria Jackson-Hinds, who was elected during a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Conference held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at its headquarters in Drax Hall, St. Ann.
On the day the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom released its 15th annual report, its policy and research director encouraged a group of religious liberty advocates to redouble their efforts.
Executive Secretary of the Adventist World Church G. T. Ng completed what he described as a very inspiring experience and “Evidences of the Lord’s abundant blessings” during a visit to Jamaica from April 16-18, 2014.
Approximately two-hundred Prayer Coordinators, Prayer Ministries Directors and Conference Administrators from the five Conferences in Jamaica Union converged on the grounds of Camp Verley, St. Catherine from March 28-30 2014, to focus their prayers and thoughts on transforming our churches into houses of prayer.
The Spanish Town leg of Metro Mission 2014 was a tremendous success with over 220 persons being baptized in the three weeks evangelistic event held March 20 – April 23, 2014. The two mega tents pitched at 56 Brunswick Avenue saw some 3,000 persons attending the event and with countless others watching online (at www.centralja.org) and on the road (via the big screen).
Top leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered a preview of an upcoming social media campaign in a visit last week with leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters, a meeting that underscored each denomination’s commitment to religious freedom.
Associate Professor in the College of Graduate Education and Leadership at Northern Caribbean University (NCU), Dr. Denton Rhone said that a new kind of leadership is needed to help solve the nation’s problems. He believes that competent, unselfish spiritual leadership can solve any human problem.
Dr. Denton Rhone, Associate Professor in the College of Graduate Education and Leadership at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is appealing to Christians in Jamaica to get creative and let her voice be heard.
National Security Minister Peter Bunting called on the youth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to be agents of hope and change during a community impact in Old Harbour, in Central Jamaica, Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014.
The premier humanitarian project of the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the Good Samaritan Inn, continues to receive worldwide attention. On the morning of April 16, 2014, the Inn's Manager, Elder Vermont Murray, along with the President of EJC, Pastor Adrian Cotterell, Community Services Director of EJC, Pastor Carl Cunningham other Conference administrators and GSI workers, led an overseas team from the Adventist Disaster Relief Agency ADRA United Kingdom on a tour of the property.
The MetroMission14 "Impacting Lives for Christ" campaign climaxed with a message of hope and baptism under the triple tents on Hagley Park road on April 12, 2014. The series ended with a total of two hundred and eighteen persons being baptized after five week s of campaigning with evangelist Dr. Clive Dottin from Trinidad.
Over 500 individuals benefited from the Enabling Institution Expo and Job Fair put on by the Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (CJC). The event, held on April 15, 2014, was apart the Metro Mission 2014 initiative being held in Spanish Town at 56 Brunswick Avenue. Some 13 public and private sector institutions were present to offer free advice and information on self-exploration, internship employment, supportive services and skills attainment.
AT 13 years old Christal-Ann Thompson Richards embarked on a journey to unearth her talent after a particularly moving family devotion where her mom spoke about the importance of using one's gifts. Little did the teen know that everything she did from that day onwards would become an entrepreneurial undertaking.
Executive Secretary of the Adventist World Church Dr. G. T. Ng will visit Jamaica April 16-18, 2014, during a tour of the Caribbean region. While here he will officially declare the start of the Jamaica Union Conference Youth Jamboree schedule for April 17 – 21, at Camp Verley in Spring Village, St. Catherine. He will also deliver the main address to the more that two thousand young people from across the Union in what is expected to be a very fun and spirit-filled event.