NJC WEEKLY BULLETIN

PASTOR WELLESLEY GUNTER TO BE LAID TO REST ON SUNDAY



Former North Jamaica Conference Administrator and veteran Pastor, Wellesley Gunter, will be laid to rest this Sunday, August 28, 2016 at a service to be held at the Seventh-day Adventist Centre in Mount Salem, St. James.

The Service, which will commence at 10:00 will end with the interment at Dovecot, St. James.

Pastor Gunter has served the North Jamaica Conference in various capacities, including Treasurer and District Pastor and was retired from service while working in the region. 

Photographs and full story of the life, times and thanksgiving service of Pastor Gunter to follow.


LITCHFIELD CELEBRATES ITS PIONEER 


Elder Sydney Grant and wife, Sis. Grant

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Litchfield, in recognition of the sterling service of one its pioneers, recently hosted an Appreciation Function which encapsulated the life of times of Elder Sydney Grant.

Keynote speaker, Pastor Egnal Grant, the Ministerial Secretary of the West Jamaica Conference, was reminisced of the quality service given by Elder Grant, the successes gained and the relationship he shared with the family when he served as District Pastor from 1985-1989.






NJC CEDES CHARGE OF AENON TOWN SDA





NEW CONGREGATION
STARTED IN WAKEFIELD


(from left to Right) Elder Simpson, Elder Gordon, Pastor Archer, Pastor Hawthorne, Elder Hemmings and Elder Stewart seated with new converts and Bible Instructors in the foreground


GYD IMPACT TOUCHES LIVES IN NJC



Uniformed Youth encircle a community member in St. Ann's Bay for prayer.
 

Hundreds of youth led thousands of members into a full day of community service outreach endeavours in the parishes of St. Ann and Trelawny. From the hills of Alexandria where children were impacted at the Widow’s Mite Children’s home to the plains of Trelawny, where the streets and communities in Duncans were flooded with care packages for the elderly and children, the day saw an exceptionally high turnout of youth involved in multiple and varied deeds of good will.

The day was a part of the World Church’s Global Youth Day initiative...(click on Title to read more)


NJC APPOINTS ACTIN
G TREASURER



The North Jamaica Conference Executive Committee voted on Monday, April 4, 2016 to appoint Elder Dane Ellis as Acting Treasurer, following the resignation of Mrs. Sackeria Jackson-Hinds on March 31, 2016.

Elder Ellis, who had served in the position of Treasurer between 2007-2012, recommenced work with the Conference in October 2015, after a one year stint at the Andrews Memorial Hospital July 2012 - July 2013.

The trained Accountant is an officer of the Salem Church in St. Ann and has been active in evangelistic efforts over the years. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University College of the Caribbean and served as an accountant at the Office prior to his appointment.

He is married to Claudeen Ellis and the union has produced two children.





TEN DAYS OF PRAYER LAUNCHED FOR GENERAL ELECTION

We thank God for His guidance and leading during the “10 Days of Prayer” initiative we had earlier this year, and praise Him for what was accomplished. As the country embarks on General Election, we believe that it is necessary for us to engage in united prayer for God’s will to cover the length and breadth of Jamaica…



ADVENTIST CHURCH DISASSOCIATES ITSELF FROM PASTOR'S COMMENTS

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is disassociating itself from comments made by one of its clergy at the PNP mass rally in Half-Way-Tree Sunday night.
Pastor Michael Harvey, who is employed by the Church’s flagship Education Institution Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in the capacity of church Pastor and Vice President of Spiritual Affairs, told the large gathering that they should rise up and be counted in his exhortation for them, to vote for the PNP.

Pastor Everett Brown, President, Jamaica Union Conference of SDAs


Adventists Boost Morale Across 175 Police Stations

October 28, 2015 | Mandeville, Jamaica | By Nigel Coke/IAD





ADVENTISTS TO THE RESCUE - Church Spruces Up St. Ann Police Stations

Members of the Jamaica Union of Seventh-day Adventists in St Ann turned out in their numbers on Sunday for a workday that formed part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the union islandwide.

The workday brought into focus undesirable conditions in which some members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force in St Ann are forced to work and live.

Conditions at the living quarters at the St Ann's Bay station, especially, leave much to be desired. Whereas the Adventists' contribution was appreciated and worthwhile, much more needed to be done, Superintendent Wayne Cameron said.



NJC Appoints New Secretary



The North Jamaica Conference Executive Committee voted on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 to appoint Pastor Omri Davis as Executive Secretary of the Conference, effective immediately.


FOUR PASTORS ORDAINED TO MINISTRY 




Madras Church Dedicated to God




The pouring rain was no deterrent for the scores of individuals who traversed the interior terrain of upper St. Ann to participate in the long anticipated dedication of the Madras temple to God.