Family Ministries

1. The Children & Adolescents Ministries will be hosting EJC Kids Forum, this Sabbath, September 12 @ 2:30 pm. Theme: ‘Being Healthy in this COVID 19 Crisis. Presenter Dr. Channer Join Zoom:

2. Family Togetherness Week September 6- 12 in the churches.

3. GEMS & ASI + you cannot afford to miss our 1st toastmasters session Thursday, September 17 beginning @ 4: 30 p.m. Zoom link will be provided.

4. All women are asked to attend a women’s ministries certification session on Thursday, September 17 @ 6 p.m. for an hour.

5. Bible Spell –a- thon: Kindly send the names of participants to your zone coordinators for the ZOOM spell off this month.  Each participant will be given 10 minutes each. Points & prizes will be awarded. Link to be supplied. Open to Non SDAs.

6. Vacation Bible School (VBS) Please send your reports to your zone coordinators Cassandra Bravo-Heppel, Kareel Meikle, Donna Nevison-Brown & Arlene Harrison.

7. All family members are asked to make arrangements to have vesper service during the month of September with another family (face to face /zoom).

8. Family Affirmation “Welcome to the Family” Keepsake Scrapbook. Just like you’d make a shopping list, write words of encouragement (at least once weekly) in the Keepsake Scrapbook.

9. Parents & Adolescents Conference September 12. Zoom link will follow soon.

10. As Children & Adolescents, GEMS & ASI missionaries crusade, coming last quarter. Begin to invite your non SDA friends and relatives.

11. Singles, get ready for your online session to discuss various topics including parent’s approval and its impact on relationship success, personal and social factors.

12. 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:

13. Counselling and relationship sessions are being done via phone and Zoom.

14. EJC Wellness Ministry is inviting persons with counselling skills to contact the Family Ministries Department. We need your extra HELP!!!

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

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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