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Adventist Church for the deaf to be established in Jamaica

Portmore, St. Catherine, Jamaica | Lawrie Henry/IAD It will soon be easier for the deaf and hard hearing impaired in Jamaica to ‘hear’ the Advent message as Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica progresses plans to establish a church for the deaf in Portmore, St. Catherine. The plans were announced during the first ‘Day of the…

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Deaf Pastor to Preach at First Adventist Deaf Ministries Day

Jeff Jordon, Deaf Pastor and Associate Sabbath School and Personal ministries Director for the Adventist World Church will be the main speaker for the day along with Pastor Everett Brown, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica. This will take place at the Portmore Seventh-day Adventist Church, Port Henderson Road, St. Catherine on Saturday,…

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IAD to Host Communication COMMSESSIONS

The Communication Department of the Inter-American Division will host the first in a series of COMMSESSIONS which starts on July 5, 2016. The purpose of the discussion is to enhance organizational communication in the church through various training sessions and exchange ideas with leaders at all levels, emphasizing the importance of communicating “locally.” This means…

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ADVENTIST YOUTH MINISTRY IN JAMAICA LAUNCHES COUNSELING HELPLINE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Young people in Central Jamaica Conference (CJC) of Seventh-day Adventists and its environs now have access to confidential counseling which may be accessed at their leisure, thanks to a special telephone counseling service dubbed, “OSAY (Operation Save a Youth) Helpline”. This service was launched by the Youth Ministries Department of CJC in collaboration with the…

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In India, court refuses to reschedule Sabbath exams

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Andrew McChesney, news editor, Adventist Review An Indian court has rejected a Seventh-day Adventist petition to reschedule exams from Saturday, citing a lack of biblical evidence that Saturday is Sabbath and the fact that the Indian government does not recognize Sabbath on its list of official festivals. The South…

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NCU Elects US-based Dental Surgeon as President

Pharmacologist and Dental Surgeon, Dr. Lincoln Edwards, is the new president-elect of Northern Caribbean University (NCU). Dr. Edward was elected yesterday, during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Seventh-day Adventist-owned institution at the church’s headquarters in Mandeville, Jamaica. Dr. Edwards, who is a native of Jamaica and graduate of the University of the West…

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Adventist Church Highlights Declining Religious Freedom at Major Conference

As religious freedom deteriorates around the world, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has brought together a broad range of advocacy organizations and public leaders to consider ways to drive the issue higher on the public agenda. The 2016 International Religious Liberty Summit, held at the Newseum’s Religious Freedom Center in downtown Washington, focused on what has…

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IADPA Opens Its First Deli and Bookstore in Jamaica

The Inter-American Division Publishing Association (IADPA), opened its first ever Two-in-One Deli and Bookstore in Jamaica at the headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist’s central region located at 58 Brunswick Avenue Spanish Town, St Catherine.

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NCU-BASED GUARDANA 6TH IN THE WORLD IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MODEL COMPETITION

Mandeville, Manchester — The Northern Caribbean University (NCU)- based team Guardana has this year placed sixth in the world when they presented at the International Business Model Competition, held in Washington DC, in the United States, on April 29 and 30. In 2014, during the outbreak of the chikungunya virus carried by the Aedes aegypti…

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