Kencot SDA Church Blends Face-to-Face Service with Social Media Live StreamFriday, July 7, 2017 | Theresa Easy - Communication Director, Kencot SDA Church
East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventist's first net evangelism campaign was hosted over the period June 10 to July 9, 2017. The nightly and Sabbath service meetings were streamed live via YouTube from the crusade site at Hagley Park Road in Kingston. Approximately 51 churches across the length and breadth of East Jamaica participated in the meetings as downlink sites. The Kencot SDA Church was one such downlink site.
July 1 Declared “B” Day at Now is the Time CampaignFriday, June 30, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director - Communication & Religious Liberty
Sabbath July 1, 2017 has been declared “B” Day (for Baptism Day) at the Now is the Time Family & Health Evangelistic Series, even though one knows for sure how many persons will be baptized at the Gunboat Beach after the midday service this Saturday.
Sports Club receives recognition by the Seaforth SDA ChurchFriday, June 23, 2017 | Acynthia Forsythe
The Seaforth Sports Club received special recognition by the Seaforth SDA Church on Thursday June 15, 2017 as their football team emerged cup holders of the St. Thomas Major League 2017. Certificates of Recognition were presented to the 24 member team and 5 members of the Management staff.
EJC Stages Successful Now is the Time Health RunFriday, June 16, 2017 | Sophia Dormer
“Ready, Set, Go!!!” was the command given to –over one thousand three hundred runners and walkers who jetted from the starting line to the specified route during the annual 5k / 1.5 k Health Run / Walk which was rebranded this year as the “Now is the Time” Health Run/Walk to bring more awareness to the Now is the Time Family and Health Series which began the day before on June 10, 2017.
Adventist World Church Secretaries Pay Visit To JamaicaFriday, 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.
Now is the Time Family and Health Series Reaches ThousandsThursday, 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.
Sewing for Jesus, but Never on SabbathThursday, 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.