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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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    Jamaica Union Conference COVID 19 Advisory

    Thursday, March 12, 2020 | Jamaica Union Conference

    Jamaica has now joined many other countries in the world in confirming two cases of the COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) has now classified COVID-19 as a pandemic.


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    First Diaconate Association formed in EJC

    Friday, February 21, 2020 | Ruth-Ann Brown, Digital Media Coordinator, EJC

    For the first time in the East Jamaica Conference, an official body has been formed to oversee the Deacons and Deaconesses. More than 200 Deacons and Deaconess gathered in the EJC Boardroom on Sunday, February 9, 2020 for a special summit focusing on the annual theme, “ Mission 2020, I will Go”.


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    Jules put church on notice as it prepares for reaping campaign in March

    Friday, February 7, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    International Evangelist and renowned SDA Church pastor Dr. Abraham Jules, put the church on notice that he will be back to preach the Word of God with power come March 21, 2020 when the Pathway of Hope evangelistic campaign is set to begin.


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