EJC Bids Bon-Voyage to Pastor Ray DavisFriday, July 24, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director - Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
For most, it was a sad occasion but for others it represented the moment when the church said good-bye to one of its young leaders and wished him all the best as he prepared to share Christ and His Kingdom in another part of the world.
EJC Elects New Youth Ministries DirectorWednesday, July 22, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell
Pastor Brian Shaw is the new Youth Ministries Director at East Jamaica Conference (EJC) effective July 22, 2020. Shaw was voted to be the Youth Ministries Director on July 21, 2020 by the East Jamaica Conference Executive Committee, the highest decision making body of the church between Conference sessions. He is expected to serve in this position until the next Conference Session set to take place in July 2022.
Students challenged to stand for principle and righteousnessFriday, July 10, 2020 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director - Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Confronted with closed schools, fear and concern for Covid-19 coupled with government issued constraints on assembly, conference administrators, pastors, teachers, students and church leaders in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica hosted its first virtual Service of Thanksgiving and Consecration to God. Educators and students alike gave thanks to God for His leading in the church’s educational system despite the challenges.
Gordon Town SDA Spreads Provisions and GospelMonday, July 6, 2020 | Gordon Town Communications Dept
The Gordon Town Seventh-Day Adventist Church has expanded its outreach programme to meet the multitude of needs since the onset of COVID-19. Faced with mounting pressures of unemployment, pay cuts and job losses stemming from the pandemic, residents of Gordon Town and surrounding communities are receiving donations of food and personal care items by the church, which normally focuses its major outreach to the year-end.
Washington Gardens SDA Church Keeping Hope Alive during COVID-19Friday, June 26, 2020 | Shirley Henry-Richards
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us.”
ASI and EJC Stage First Farmers Market Initiative in KingstonThursday, 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.
Adventist Church in EJC distributes $4M in food packages Amidst COVID-19 challengesFriday, 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.