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Port Maria, St Mary:Compared to the 10 other secondary learning institutions in St Mary, Port Maria High School is a fascinating alternative for at least two reasons. First, it is the only education facility offering an exclusively vegetarian lunchtime menu. Second, the school is run privately by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and not the Ministry of Education.
With a growing need for every Jamaican to tackle the social ills that plagues our country, the Pastors’ Wives from Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (CJC) will be hosting a Shepherdess Conference on Sunday, June 1, 2014. The event will be held at the Northern Caribbean University Gymnatorium in Mandeville.
The North American Religious Liberty Association (NARLA) presented its Congressional Award this week to a United States senator known for his advocacy of religious freedom, and who is urging fellow lawmakers to create a unique position to help protect religious minorities in Asia.
According to Pastor Willfredo Sumagaysay, Associate Trust Services Director for the Adventist World Church, “the reason the church is in need is not a financial problem but a spiritual one.” He was speaking at a series of Trust Services seminars for pastors and local church trust services director held March 30 and April 1, 2014 at the Central Jamaica Conference headquarters.
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.