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.
D.R Missionaries consecratedMonday, July 20, 2015 | Fabia Phillips-Lawrence
Little “Giants for Jesus” were on display at the Shortwood Seventh-day Adventist Church a few days before their departure to the Dominican Republic for the Adventist-laymen Services & Industries, ASI, Mission 2000 & beyond trip.
Outstanding Work in Religious Liberty Recognized at GCWednesday, July 15, 2015 | Phillip Castell
In an effort to show appreciation and recognize the outstanding work by Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL) around the world, the department of PARL of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists hosted a special luncheon on July 8, 2015 during the 60th General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas.
GC President Says Ordination Vote Doesn’t Change Current PolicyMonday, July 13, 2015 | Andrew McChesney, Adventist Review / ANN staff
General Conference president Ted N.C. Wilson said Friday that a vote on the issue of women’s ordination meant “we maintain the current policy.”