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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.
Members of the Seventh-day Adventist faith in Central Manchester came out in their numbers at the Mandeville Park recently to engage the public and to impart their mission of "Reclaiming God's Agenda."
In a bid to bring a greater level of peace and unity in the community of McIntyre Villa (Dunkirk) in Kingston, the Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a free unity concert at the Kings Seventh-day Adventist Church on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Do you know why a butterfly would land on your hands when you hold it out? According to my research it is because butterflies are attracted to moisture particles on your hands. Some experts say that if you put water sweetened with sugar on your hands, butterflies will come to drink the water. It is all about the moisture. I would like to use this as an allegory to illustrate how loving relationships work.
A spiritual blessing to start the year is how many of the over 160 pastors who attended the Jamaica Union Conference Pastors’ Prayer Retreat described the event. The event was held at Camp Verley, the Central Jamaica Conference camp site located in Spring Garden, St. Catherine, over a two day period, January 5-6, 2014.
Seventh-day Adventist Church Congratulated for Providing Opportunity for Children to Get Good Education
Education Minister of Jamaica, Hon. Ronald Thwaites, lauded the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the role it continues to play in educating the nation's children. He spoke highly of the achievements of the Hagley Park Preparatory School at the launch of the school's sixtieth (60th) anniversary celebrations on Saturday February 15, 2014 at the Hagley Park SDA Church.
On what was supposed to be the final day of the "Count Down to the End", Pastor Adrian Cotterell, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in East Jamaica Conference made the announcement that the campaign with International Evangelist Pastor Shian O'Connor, would continue for one more week.
Pushing the boundaries is no longer enough. Seventh-day Adventist tech and media professionals at this year’s Global Adventist Internet Network conference were challenged to leave the boundaries in the rearview mirror or risk becoming irrelevant.
Head of the Seventh-day Adventists Church in Jamaica, Pastor Everett Brown is calling on legislators not to pass the Flexible Work Arrangement Bill in Parliament until its members along with other Sabbath keeping congregations are guaranteed their full 24-hours Sabbath.
A new administration, to serve the Adventist Church’s northern region of St. Ann and Trelawny for the next four years, was installed on Saturday, February 15, 2014, during a service held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church is Brown’s Town, St. Ann.
With a growing number of disabled persons having need for further education and not being able to access it, coordinator of the Centre for Disability Study at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Senator Floyd Morris, has made a charge to have programmes strategised and implemented for the proper integration and intellectual development of those with special needs.
An alliance promoting work-life balance and social cohesion in Europe reiterated its call for work-free Sundays at a conference in Brussels, Belgium last month.
Pastor Karl Archer was reelected President of the North Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists during the Second Quadrennial Conference Session held at the Conference’s camp site in Falmouth, Trelawny on Monday, February 10, 2014.
LAST week found teenAGE Observer in the cool, cool parish of Manchester as we brought the Expressions Tour to Victor Dixon high School. This prestigious, Seventh-day Adventist high school served up a whole lot of energy and originality.
Seventh-day Adventist minister Antonio Monteiro dos Anjos was arrested, charged and imprisoned at the Civil Prison in Lome, Togo on March 15, 2012. After 22 months, the Cape Verde native was found innocent of all charges against him by the Togo Appeals Court and released on January 13, 2014.
North Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has joined the fight to reduce the stigma against children with mental-health issues after receiving a cheque in the amount of J$150,000 yesterday. The cheque was presented by the RBC Royal Bank through its Children's Mental Health Project.