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    Love in the Marketplace seeks to change lives through the printed pages

    Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    Members of the Seventh-day Adventist church in East Jamaica Conference went into the community to distribute Adventist books and magazines to the public in a move calculated to bring people in touch with the love of God through the printed pages. The activity, dubbed “Love in the Market Place” was spearheaded by the Publishing Ministries Department of the Conference headed by Sis. Kathleen Dunkley. Some twelve thousand Priority Magazines and other books were made available for distribution this year.


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    In EJC, GEMS Still Making Big Impact After Seven Years

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Dr. Yvette Castell, GEMS Coordinator, EJC

    What a panorama of colours it was as the Girls of Eloquence, Morals and Standards (GEMS) gathered at the Kencot SDA church on Sabbath, April 14, 2018, to celebrate 7 years of GEMS ministry in EJC. The grand processional of GEMS from Zones 1, 2 3 and 4 were led by their shepherdesses, presidents, mentors and executives as Dr. Donna Brown, Education Director of EJC announced the contingent from each church.


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    Communicators in EJC Inspired to make greater impact in spreading the Gospel after Communication Retreat

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    Just over sixty communicators from thirty churches across East Jamaica Conference (EJC) participated in the third Communication Retreat for the quadrennium at the Conference’s Golden Acres property in St. Andrew during the period April 13 – 2018.


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    Washington Gardens: Zone of Special Appreciation

    Friday, April 13, 2018 | Sis. Shirley Richards, Photos by Phillip Castell

    The Washington Gardens Seventh-Day Adventist Church honoured the men and women behind the JCF badges in a memorable Appreciation Service on Sabbath, April 7, 2018. Over 100 Police Officers from various ranks, converged at 41 Headley Avenue, not in response to a distress call, not as participants in a Special Zone of Operation or State of Emergency; they were there to worship and enjoy the accolades that were given to them by the leaders and members of the church.


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    Adventist Youth across EJC impact thousands on Global Youth Day

    Friday, March 23, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    For the 6th consecutive year, hundreds of Adventist Youths across East Jamaica Conference fearlessly impacted their communities through the Annual Worldwide Global Youth Day (GYD) Initiative held on Sabbath, March 17, 2018.


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    Governor General Celebrates with 100 Year Old at Church Service

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | Phillip E. L. Castell, Director, Communication, Public Affairs & Religious Liberty

    There was no fanfare or shouts of celebration when she walked through the front door of the church she had been attending for the past fifteen years but she had a pleasant smile on her face as she was guided to the front seat by her pastor and the head usher of the church.


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    Florence Hill District of Churches launch GEMS

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | Dr. Yvette Castell, EJC GEMS Coordinator

    On Sabbath March 10, 2018, the Girls of Eloquence, Morals and Standards (GEMS) Ministry was officially launched for the Florence Hill District of churches (Florence Hill, Lawrence Tavern, Cavaliers, Peat Hill and Tom’s River).


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