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    Adventist World Church Secretaries Pay Visit To Jamaica

    Friday, June 16, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell

    History was created in East Jamaica Conference over the period June 8 – 11, 2017 when for the first time, Division Secretaries from eleven of the fourteen Divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church arrived on a three day visit to the island. Leading the delegation was Executive Secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Pastor G.T. Ng.


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    Now is the Time Family and Health Series Reaches Thousands

    Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    After weeks of praying, planning and preparing, the massive tent located at 114 Hagley Park Road buzzed with activities as hundreds gathered to worship God and to hear his mouthpiece, Evangelist and pastor , Dr. Newton Cleghorne lift up the name of Jesus.


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    Sewing for Jesus, but Never on Sabbath

    Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Andew McChesney, Adventist Mission

    Mavis Burrell Spencer wasn’t sure what to do with her family’s high-end tailoring business when her husband died a decade ago. Her husband had established three, flourishing tailor shops in Jamaica, including a main outlet with 25 employees in a shopping center in the island’s capital, Kingston. Mavis saw that she was at a crossroads, and she ultimately decided to run the business by herself.


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    Now is the Time Consecrated and Ready to Go

    Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affair & Religious Liberty

    The consecration service for the Now is the Time Family and Health Series got off to a good start just after 7:00 pm on Wednesday June 7, 2017, as the campaign team headed by Pastor Evangelist Dr. Newton Cleghorne, had their first meeting under the tent which culminated with a consecration service and victory march.


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    GSI benefits from Nova Southeastern University Medical Mission Trip

    Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director - Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    One hundred and seventy five clients received free medical attention at the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI) from medical doctors and students from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) who were on their seventeenth mission trip to the island to provide free medical care to the less fortunate.


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    EJC to stage Free 5K “Now is the Time Health Run” on June 11, 2017

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    Hundreds of persons are expected to turn up for the starters gun at this year’s staging of the East Jamaica Conference’s 5k Health Run/ Walk on June 11, 2017. The run will form part of the publicity for the Now is the Time Family & Health Series which is set to begin on June 10, 2017.


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    "Be Prepared!" says Montes de Oca at EJC Risk Management Summit

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 | Ruth-Ann Brown

    Recognizing that potential dangers are present in all aspects of church life, the East Jamaica Conference Treasury department under the leadership of Elder Donmayne Gyles and in collaboration with the Adventist Risk Management Inc. brought together Risk Managers, Treasurers, Elders and Pastors of the various churches to take part in a Risk Management Summit on Sunday May 28, 2017 at the Andrews Memorial SDA Church.


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