Family Ministries

  Family, Women, Children & Adolescents Ministries


  1. International Women’s Day of Prayer & Launch of Women’s Year… March 2, 2019. Kindly send us the name by February 11 of one female from each church to be recognized.


  1. JAMU Vacation Bible School Workshop March 29 – 31,2019  see poster for details


  1. ‘Heed the Need’ Couples Retreat April 18 – 22, 2019. Couples In Action (CIA) female spouses please make a sacrifice and book your spouse. Down payment of 30% by January 2019.


  1. Annual Toddlers’ Day @ Dunn’s River                        April 28, 2019 see poster for details


  1. ASI Missionaries “Sound of the Approaching God” evangelistic series, May 4 – 26, 2019 in Florence Hill district of Churches.


  1. Women’s Retreat October 17-21, 2019. Booking begins February 2019. Book early and save. Details will follow. Preferred currency US $.


  1. Kindly send us by March 9 the names of all Children and Adolescents up to age 14, who were baptized in 2018. A baptismal celebration is being planned for all of them. Additional each child is being asked to invite a non-member.


  1. Christian Home & Marriage Week:  In-Laws Symposium for a date to be announced.


  1. Children & Adolescents  District  Conventions            May11, 18 & 25, 2019


  1. Family Togetherness Week                                           September 8 – 15, 2019


  1. Monthly Family Ministries class with emphasis on single parenting, parenting adolescence, managing family conflicts. Call 876-298-8242


  1. Pre –marital/ relationship sessions are held every Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at no charge - EJC Headquarters; Counselling and relationship sessions at Yallahs Church every 1st Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


  1. Are you interested in having your child/adolescents become a member of the EJC usher team? call 876-298-8242

 “God wants to employ us in the great work of saving souls from eternal ruin”. 

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    GEMS hosts 1st Fasting & Prayer Session for 2018

    The first official activity for the Girls of Eloquence, Morals and Standards for 2018 took the form of a prayer and fasting service held on Sunday January 28, 2018 at the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists.

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    Parents, Moms and Jewels share a day

    Scores of church members, visitors and stakeholders turned up at the Constant Spring Seventh-day Adventist church in St. Andrew to witness an array of activities the first Sabbath in the month designated for children.

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    GEMS - Count on God to cause a Turning Point

    The East Jamaica Conference chapter of Girls of Eloquence Morals and Standards (GEMS), celebrated their third anniversary at the Andrews Memorial SDA Church under the theme “Turning Point”, with GEMS representatives from many of the churches showing full support for the program which have grown significantly since it was first launched at the North Street SDA Church in April 2012.

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    Family values reaffirmed as Adventist CIA’s experience Amazing Love

    More than fifty married couples participated in the first East Jamaica Conference (EJC) Couples in Action (CIA) one day retreat, on April 18, 2015 at the Golden Acres Resort in St. Andrew, where biblical marriage and family life principles were reinforced under the theme, “Amazing Love.”

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    Eden Brings Joy to Parents and Church Family

    To say that they were happy at the birth of their firstborn would be an understatement. To them, the entrance of a beautiful baby girl to their family was a precious gift from God, so they named her Eden, a name that would perpetually remind her of the creator God of heaven who makes all things good.

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    Thousands Attend Couples Convention To Reaffirm Marriage

    Approximately 2,000 couples attended and renewed marital vows with their spouses last Saturday during a Couples Convention at the Northern Caribbean University Gymnatorium in Mandeville, Jamaica. From as early as 8 a.m., couples young and old from across Jamaica were seen in long lines awaiting registration for the convention dubbed 'Journey Toward Intimacy', put on by the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (JAMU).



Claudette Genas
Director of Women's, Children's and Family Ministries

Associate Director

Associate Director

Manley Phillips
Associate Ministerial Sec. & Family Ministries