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    ASI and EJC Stage First Farmers Market Initiative in Kingston

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    Adventist-Laypersons Services & Industries (ASI) and East Jamaica Conference staged their first ever Farmers Market on the grounds of the Kingsway High School, 10 – 12 Osborne Road in Kingston in a bid to assist farmers in Jamaica who are having difficulty finding markets for their products while at the same time providing a clean, safe environment for people to easily purchase market products.


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    Adventist Church in EJC distributes $4M in food packages Amidst COVID-19 challenges

    Friday, May 8, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    Despite the challenges being faced by Jamaicans since the first COVID-19 case came to our shores, members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in East Jamaica Conference (EJC) have distributed over J$4 million worth of care packages to over 9 thousand households between the months of March and April 2020.


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    Washington Gardens SDA Church brings Relief to Drewsland Community Amidst COVID-19

    Friday, May 8, 2020 | Mrs. Sophia Dormer, Administrative Assistant, Communication Department

    As thousands of people across the world struggle to find some form of stability amidst the global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, the Ministry of Christ was extended to several needy members of the Drewsland community in St. Andrew.


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    Jamaican Adventists Online Church Inspires Hope Amidst COVID-19

    Friday, March 27, 2020 | Dyhann Buddoo-Fletcher, Administrative Assistant to the President, EJC

    The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica launched its first official online church dubbed JA Adventist Online with the theme, “We Still Have This Hope!” It was viewed by over Twenty thousand worshippers on Saturday, March 21, 2020 and became necessary in light of the Coronavirus (COVID – 19) Pandemic and restrictions put in place by the Government of Jamaica which includes large public gathering.


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    Adventist Church in Jamaica Takes Worship Online in the Wake of Covid 19

    Friday, March 20, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    Given the restriction imposed on public gatherings of no more than twenty persons in Jamaica including churches, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is encouraging church members to tune in online to an all-day virtual service on Sabbath March 21, 2020, from 9:15 am to 5:45 pm which will be streamed live from the board room of East Jamaica Conference.


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    Advisory No. 3 - Coronavirus (Covid-19): Conference and Church Operations

    Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | East Jamaica Conference

    After a meeting with the field leaders in Jamaica called by the Union, the Executive Committee of East Jamaica Conference (E.J.C.) has accepted the recommendation from the Jamaica Union to close all our churches for regular service for this Sabbath, March 21, 2020, until further notice.


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    Advisory No. 2 - Coronavirus (Covid-19) and Church Operations

    Friday, March 13, 2020 | East Jamaica Conference

    The coronavirus (Covid-19) is here in Jamaica and at this point, eight (8) persons have tested positive. As leaders, we are aware that there are growing concerns among our members as it relates to our church operations and therefore, we have made the following decisions and recommendations:


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