Family Ministries

Zone 4 Family, Women, Children & Adolescents Directors your consultation will be Sabbath, January 18 from 2 – 3 p.m.


Christian Home and Marriage Week with emphasis on Singles, In-Laws, Widows & widowers – Sabbath, February 8 - 15, 2020. Theme: “Reaching Families for Jesus, Making Disciples”


b.  February 15, 9:15 a.m. – 1p.m Special presentations- Singles, in laws, widows & widower etc.


Family Ministries workshop & consultation February 26


International Women’s Day of Prayer Sabbath, March 7.  Theme: "Virtuous Living in an Un-virtuous World".  See soft copy attached .Venue New Haven


Girls of Eloquence Morals and Standards (GEMS) 10th year celebration – Sabbath, April 25.


Annual Toddlers Day – Sunday, April 26.


Children & Adolescents’ Convention – Sabbath, May 2.  (Zone 4)


ASI Mission trip – July 8 – August 3 Barbados


Family Ministries Department Couples Communion Sabbath, September 12.


Retreat October 16 -19.  Emphasis Singles


All married persons are invited to be a part of the Couples In Action Fellowship (CIAF) marriage strengthening activities WhatsApp group. To sign up... The invite link is:


Family Ministries team members kindly do all you can to highlight a couple or two during the clerical notice especially those celebrating anniversaries.


Child Preachers Training March 28… registration closes February 25.


Counselling and relationship sessions at Yallahs Church every 1st Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


 Always love your enemies; nothing annoys them more.

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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