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    Adventists say thanks after 'successful' festival

    Monday, February 23, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    The Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church in Jamaica has thanked the public and other stakeholders for what it said was the successful staging of the Festival of Religious Freedom, the first in the island's history.


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    You Are Royalty, Think Big - Says Bowers at Blessings Festival

    Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Phillip E. L. Castell

    The Jamaica Union Conference of SDA (JAMU) in association with East Jamaica Conference (EJC) Stewardship Department held its first Blessings Festival and Life Improvement Seminar at the Morant Bay SDA Church where representatives from all six pastoral districts in St. Thomas experienced a day of inspiration, blessing and thanksgiving.


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    Phillipsfield Campsite to be one of the Best - Says Nathan

    Monday, February 16, 2015 | Phillip E.L. Castell

    More than three hundred persons responded to the call by the East Jamaica Conference (EJC) leadership, to attend a workday at Phillipsfield in St. Thomas, to clear sections of the three hundred and sixty acre property in preparation for the building of Conference campsite. Volunteers from several churches in the constituency came from the four zones in support of the new drive to begin work at the campsite, which have remained only a dream for more than ten years.


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    Thousands Attend Couples Convention To Reaffirm Marriage

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | Nigel Coke

    Approximately 2,000 couples attended and renewed marital vows with their spouses last Saturday during a Couples Convention at the Northern Caribbean University Gymnatorium in Mandeville, Jamaica. From as early as 8 a.m., couples young and old from across Jamaica were seen in long lines awaiting registration for the convention dubbed 'Journey Toward Intimacy', put on by the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (JAMU).


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    Avril Spence Thanked For Thirty Five Years of Service to Adventist Christian Education

    Friday, February 6, 2015 | Phillip E.L. Castell

    Words of appreciation, love and commendation were lavished on Ms. Avril Spence at a special appreciation dinner in recognition of her thirty five (35) years of service as a teacher at Kingsway Kinder Prep. School. The event was held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston on January 22, 2015.


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    Mass Melodies Of Freedom

    Monday, February 2, 2015 | Marcia Rowe, Gleaner Writer

    Saturday's highly publicised inaugural Festival of Religious Freedom closed with a high-energy concert. The performers, a mass choir of 150 voices and select vocalists, were at times spirited and at others meditative, with songs that had the congregation in spiritual jubilation both inside and outside the National Arena.


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    In Jamaica, Adventist Church celebrates religious freedom and launches National Religious Liberty Association

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | Rhoma Tomlinson/Jamaican Union/Adventist Review

    The Seventh-day Adventist Church has opened a Jamaican chapter of its International Religious Liberty Association, which defends the rights of all faiths, at a festival attended by senior government officials and thousands of other people in Kingston. Leaders of the chapter, called the National Religious Liberty Association, said the group was needed because Jamaicans should not take their current religious freedom for granted.


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