Family Ministries

1. ‘Heed the Need’ Retreat April 19 – 22, 2019. Couples In Action (CIA) Female spouses make a sacrifice and book your spouse. Down payment starts January 2019.

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

3. Usher Training January 27, 2019, @ EJC Boardroom GEMS, BEAMS, ASI Missionaries, Adolescents …Are you interested in becoming a member of the EJC usher team? Call 876-298-8242.

4. The year 2019 is designated “Women in Mission”. Get ready for our crusades and other activities

5. February 2-9, 2019 Week of Reaping, Evangelistic Programme - Children & Adolescents

6. Christian Home & Marriage Week: In-Laws Symposium February 16, 2019

7. Annual Toddlers’ Day @ Dunn’s River April 28, 2019

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

9. Family Togetherness Week September 8 – 15, 2019

10. The Family Ministries Department is requesting 3 persons with the requisite training to join us in grief counseling ministry especially to Non-SDA.

11. Monthly Family Ministries class with emphasis on single parenting, parenting adolescence, managing family conflicts. Call Elder Claudette Genas @ 876-298-8242

12. Family, women, children & adolescents ministries directors, please note the list of suggested projects for 2019 that every church and department is to select from or suggest one.

13. Premarital/ 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.

14. 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