Jamaica Union Appoints New DirectorsThursday, September 3, 2015 | Nigel Coke
The church in Inter-America, as it positions itself for the next quinqennium to fulfill its mission has decided to focus on evangelism and also to address the needs of Seventh-day Adventist students who are studying on non-Adventist campuses has decided to create two new positions - Special Assistant to the President for Evangelism, Training and Development, and Director of Non-Adventist Campuses.
THE GOOD SAMARITAN RUN RAISES AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR CHARITYThursday, September 3, 2015 | Andrews SDA church
On August 30, 2015, more than three hundred participants and over fifty volunteers lent their support to the Good Samaritan 5K Health Run/Walk. The Health Run is held on the last Sunday of August each year to raise awareness and funds for programmes geared at caring for the homeless, in Kingston.
IAD Vice President Visits Camp Phillipsfield on First SabbathThursday, August 20, 2015 | Phillip E.L. Castell
Pastor Leon B. Wellington, Vice President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America Division (IAD) was thrilled to be part of history when he joined more than three hundred campers and officers on the first Sabbath of the first summer camp to be held at East Jamaica Conference’s Camp Phillipsfield in St. Thomas. The camp was held under the theme ‘Build to Last’ and ran from August 11 – 18, 2015.
Industrial Stove Donated to Assist Feeding at Good Samaritan InnWednesday, August 19, 2015 | PhillipE.L. Castell
The ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor was enhanced in East Jamaica Conference (EJC) on August 11, 2015 when Emmanuel Ministries from Florida, presented an industrial stove to the Conference to assist with the preparation of meals for the poor and needy in Kingston & St. Andrew. The stove will be installed in the kitchen used by the Community Services department to prepare meals served at the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI).
Historic Opening of Adventist Campsite in EJCThursday, August 13, 2015 | Fabia Phillips-Lawrence. Photos by Phillip E. L. Castell
Hundreds gathered under the massive white canvas tent at the highest point of the campsite for the inaugural summer camp opening ceremony at East Jamaica Conference’s Camp Phillipsfield in St. Thomas. It was early evening as trumpets and drums echoed throughout the property signaling the official start to the historic “Build to Last” Adventist youth camp.