PARL Director Gives Warning of Impending Storm at Religious Liberty ConventionThursday, January 25, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in East Jamaica Conference received well needed information about their religious rights and freedoms as citizens of the country at a Religious Liberty Convention held at the Hagley Park SDA Church on January 20, 2018. The Convention was held under the theme “Liberty of Conscience Threatened” and saw religious liberty leaders from over forty churches across the Conference gather to explore some of the religious liberty issues facing the church.
Kingsway Celebrates 75 years of Adventist Christian EducationThursday, January 18, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
The Kingsway High and Prep. School celebrated its 75th Anniversary at a special service of thanksgiving organized by the Jamaica chapter of the Kingsway Alumni Association at the Kencot SDA Church on January 13, 2018. The service was held under the theme “Building on the past, embracing the future,” and attracted attendance of alumni from New York, Miami and Canada who came to celebrate this important milestone.
Church encouraged to resist the allure of materialism at Stewardship CongressFriday, January 12, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Dr. John Matthews, Stewardship Ministries Director, North American Division (NAD) and author of the current Adventist World Church Adult Sabbath School Lesson shared important stewardship principles with stewardship leaders and Conference Administrators at the first Stewardship Congress for the year on January 7, 2018 at the Hagley Park SDA Church.
“Enough is Enough; End Crime and Violence in our Community Now”, says Pastor Holland Thompson and the Heroes Circle District of ChurchesWednesday, January 10, 2018 | Judith Kirlew Samuels – Heroes Circle District of Churches
“Away with the crime; Away with the Violence”. Stop killing our brothers, our sisters, our women and our children - Every life Matters. Turn to Jesus. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. Love your neighbour as yourself”, were the sentiments of the scores of supporters during a march through the streets of Western Kingston.
Edson Collins Recognized by Kings Chapel SDA ChurchThursday, January 4, 2018 | Romero Newell
Elder Edson Collins was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Long Service as Elder and Sabbath School Teacher from the King's Chapel Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Precious For A PurposeThursday, December 14, 2017 | Ruth-Ann Brown
"Precious for a Purpose" is a theme that will long be remembered by the over seventy Girls of Eloquence, Morals and Standards (GEMS) who attended the weekend retreat at the Golden Acres Resort in Stony Hill, St. Andrew on November 24-26, 2017.
Top Students of Adventist Workers Recognized by Education DepartmentTuesday, December 12, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Twenty three of the top performing students of Adventist workers in East Jamaica Conference (EJC) were invited to attend a special service at the Conference Head Quarters where they were duly recognized by the Administrators of the Conference on November 20, 2017. The students were each given a framed certificate of achievement for their outstanding academic exploits and encouraged to continue to do well by their church leaders.