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    Eden Brings Joy to Parents and Church Family

    Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Phillip E. L. Castell

    To say that they were happy at the birth of their firstborn would be an understatement. To them, the entrance of a beautiful baby girl to their family was a precious gift from God, so they named her Eden, a name that would perpetually remind her of the creator God of heaven who makes all things good.


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    New President Elected to Serve EJC Elders' Association

    Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Phillip E. L. Castell

    Elder Terrence Clarke of the Penwood Seventh-day Adventist Church is the new president of the East Jamaica Conference Elders' Association ( Kingston Chapter) replacing Elder Vaughn Thomas who served with distinction in that position over the past four years. New officers to serve the Association for the period February 2015 - February 2017 were elected according to the constitution governing the elders organization on February 22, 2015. The election process was supervised by pastors Linton Williams, Ministerial Secretary and Pastor Meric Walker, Executive Secretary of the Conference.


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    Parents urged to preserve Adventist Christian education

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | Phillip E.L. Castell

    Students, teachers, parents and administrators of schools operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in East Jamaica Conference celebrated Education Rally under the theme 'Because of them .... we shall prevail', at the North Street SDA Church on February 21, 2015. Educators and students from nine other preparatory schools operated by Seventh-day Adventist Churches in the Conference, were invited to participate in Education Rally for the first time.


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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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