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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.
With Goal of Repositioning Its Media, Adventist Church Overhauls North American Publishing Operations
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Health, as part of its overall plan to have a smoke free society has engaged the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica to assist in its smoking cessation (quitting smoking) drive with their “Breathe Free” programme.