August Town’s Two Teen TalentsWednesday, March 1, 2017 | Submitted by O’Neil Harris
At almost every service at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in August Town something special happens at the keyboard. The church boasts two musical talents that are barely in their teens. Meet Andwele Harris and Daniel Francis, ages 11 and 13 respectively, who are both Assistant Church organists.
The Book, ‘Ministry of Healing’ is right on the Button; Nothing Missing”, says Non-Adventist Doctor at SDA Vegetarian SeminarWednesday, March 1, 2017 | Judith Kirlew Samuels
“This is a life changing experience for me”, one visiting participant was over-heard saying. The event was the first in the series of four Vegetarian Seminars held at the Heroes Circle Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sunday, February 19, 2017, targeting the community and members of Zone 1, in particular, as well as other churches. The other Seminars will be held on March 5, 26 and on April 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm.
Elder Vermont Murray elected new president of EJC Elders’ AssociationThursday, February 23, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
The baton for the top leadership of the Elders’ Association in East Jamaica Conference was passed to Elder Vermont Murray of the Andrews Memorial SDA Church at the last elders’ association meeting held at the Conference Office on Sunday February 19, 2017. Murray was voted to serve as president of the body and will serve in this position for the next two years according to the constitution along with the newly elected team.
Justice Minister invites Adventist pastors and teachers to become JP'sTuesday, February 21, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director- Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Minister of Justice Hon. Delroy Chuck and a team from his ministry, addressed pastors and administrators of East Jamaica Conference (EJC) at a Sensitization on Restorative Justice & Mediation seminar held at the Adventist church headquarters on February 16, 2017.
Adventist School shows appreciation to students at Scholars BreakfastTuesday, February 14, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Twenty four of the top performing students of Kingsway Prep and High School were recognized for their outstanding performance in academics during the 2015/16 school year at a special breakfast in honour of the Kingsway Scholars at the Jamaica Conference Centre’s Harbour Lounge on February 8, 2017.
Adventists urged to know, teach and preach the Word at EJC ConventionThursday, February 9, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
The Fourth and final Convention in East Jamaica Conference for 2017 ended on a high note despite the rainfall which served to cool down what would otherwise be a hot and dusty day under the big white tent pitched on the play field at Camp Phillipsfield in St. Thomas.
Hagley Park Prep. School stages successful Career Day ExpoThursday, February 9, 2017 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director - Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty
Students of Hagley Park Prep. School were given the freedom to dress in the career uniform of their choice for a day and exposed to different career options during their Career Day Expo which was held on the school compound on February 2, 2017.