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St Mary Adventists reach out to the community

According to Ephesians 4:32, we should: “…be kind to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven you” and consequently, every year, the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church hosts a series of events entitled ‘Week of Generosity and Day of Kindness.’ Executive secretary and treasurer at the North East Jamaica Conference…

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Adventist Surgeon motivates School Students to be Extraordinary

Written by: Phillip E. L. Castell, Communication, Pubic Affairs and Religious Liberty Director Consultant pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon at the Bustamente Hospital for Children, Dr. Sherrard Little, told students at the Kingsway High School (KWHS) Honours Convocation on October 31, 2016, that they can be anything they want to be if they aim to be extraordinary.…

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Diamond Acres Church damaged by Fire

Portions of the Diamond Acres Seventh-day Adventist Church in St. Catherine was gutted by fire this morning at about 3:00 am, November 4, 2016. It is intimated that the fire started within the kitchen located to the side of the building. By the time the Fire Department came on the scene, the fire had already…

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Adventist leaders mark Religious Freedom Day

Seventh-day Adventist religious liberty leaders marked International Religious Freedom Day October 27 by asking church members around the world to remember those who suffer discrimination or persecution for their faith. According to recent statistics from the Pew Research Institute, some two-thirds of the world’s population lives in countries where religious freedom is compromised either by…

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Adventist Church reaches out to Troubled Spanish Town to wrap up “Week of Kindness”

Amidst heavy rains and busy traffic, hundreds of Seventh-day Adventists converged on the Sagicor Shopping Center in the heart of Spanish Town for an evening of praise and outreach to the city, on Sabbath, 22nd October, 2016. Patrons took cover while they continue to sing during service at the Sagicor Shopping Center. | Credits: Kimarley…

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In Inter-America, Leaders approve initiatives for greater membership involvement

Miami, Florida, United States | Libna Stevens/IAD Getting more members involved in the mission of the church was one central point top level Seventh-day Adventist leaders in Inter-America focused on as day one of church business meetings began yesterday in Miami, Florida. The Year-End Executive Committee meetings, which took place via conference from the Inter-American…

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Jamaica-born orthopedic surgeon to address rescheduled fundraiser

The Educational Foundation for Children’s Care Inc (EFCCI) dinner, held annually to raise much-needed funds for children at the Alta Vista Children’s Village in Four Paths, Clarendon, has been rescheduled for next month at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew. The dinner, originally slated for October 2, was pushed back due to the threat…

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Endangered Adventism?

The black rhino. The mountain gorilla. The Sumatran elephant. Orangutan. These are all on the “Critically Endangered Species” List. I’d like to add a few other species to the list. Protestants. The North American Adventist… On October 31, the world (or at least some of it) will celebrate the 499th anniversary of the day Martin…

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After Hurricane Matthew, Adventists Share Water and Encouragement in Caribbean

By Libna Stevens, Inter-American Division Seventh-day Adventist leaders have teamed up with ADRA to distribute supplies and offer encouragement to thousands of families affected by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea. Hurricane Matthew killed about 900 people in Haiti and then tore through Cuba and The Bahamas, destroying hundreds of buildings, including at least seven Adventist…

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In Jamaica, Adventists and police officers march for peace in violence-ridden communities

Kingston, Jamaica | Fabia Phillips-Lawrence/IAD Staff Members of the East Jamaica Conference drum corp march ahead of senior police officers and church members during the march. Seventh-day Adventists from East Jamaica, along with senior police officers, recently marched for peace in sections riddled by violence in Western Kingston, Jamaica. Over the past few weeks, sporadic…

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