November 20, 2017

Jamaica and Cayman Islands launch season of intentional discipleship

From ACNS The Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, in the province of the West Indies, have launched a season of intentional discipleship, following the call of last year’s Anglican Consultative Council. Around 1,500 clergy and laity gathered at the Church Teachers’ College in Mandeville, Jamaica, yesterday (Sunday) to hear Bishop Howard Gregory explain […]

Texas gunman threatened mother-in-law who attended church where 26 were killed

By Holly Yan and Madison Park, From CNN (CNN) The gunman who killed 26 people at a Texas church had sent threatening texts to his mother-in-law — who attended the church he targeted, authorities said Monday. Devin Patrick Kelley had domestic problems and texted his mother-in-law as recently as Sunday morning, not long before he […]

US: Texas church shooting leaves many dead – UPDATE

UPDATED: At least 26 people killed in shooting at Texas church By Dakin Andone, Kaylee Hartung and Darran Simon, CNN Updated 0148 GMT (0948 HKT) November 6, 2017 (CNN) At least 26 people were killed in Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference. Many others were wounded, […]

Our generation should unite the church

By Rev. Devon Dick From Jamaica Gleaner On Tuesday, the Christian world celebrated 500 years since Martin Luther, German theologian, published 95 theses based on his understanding of justification by faith and his angst against the selling of indulgences. One unintended consequence of his action was a split in the Roman Catholic denomination. Since then, […]

Finding purpose at the Y [Cayman Islands]

These days, many people are looking for a career path that provides more fulfilment than just a regular pay check. They want to do something that makes a difference, that impacts their community, maybe even the world. More than ever, young and old alike are seeking purpose and passion in their endeavours. This was indeed […]

In Caribbean, church agencies help as process of rebuilding begins

By Ezra Fieser From Crux Now Thousands of families in the Caribbean are relying on aid agencies for basic needs more than a month after hurricanes Irma and Maria ripped through the region, killing dozens and causing billions of dollars in damage. Bishop Robert Llanos said the role of the Catholic Church “is to find […]

Deep into the Eye of the Hurricane in the Caribbean

By Angel Rivera-Agosto From United Church of Christ In the Caribbean people look up and see God in the winds. They sense God’s overwhelming presence in the nature that shelters them, and in its contours and limitations, becomes a dominant force that creates, destroys, and transforms. As human beings, we confess our limitations by understanding […]

Cayman Islands Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast held

Attendees at the 22nd annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast prayed for the Cayman Islands and its people, sang hymns and linked hands this morning (Wednesday, 11 October 2017) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort. Opening the event and welcoming the gathering, Speaker, Hon. W. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, paid homage to the late Dr. Edlin Merren […]

UWI Prof: Be imitators of God

By Marlene Augustine From T&T NewsDay University of the West Indies History Professor Dr Jerome Teelucksingh yesterday called on citizens to be imitators of God and not prosecutors of the church. Teelucksingh was addressing the congregation at a service of, ‘Remembrance for Hurricane Island Affected,’ yesterday at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, Port-of-Spain. […]

Older Persons Month service

Cayman Islands Older Persons Month 2017 opens with Agape church service Older Persons Month 2017 officially opened with a church service at the Agape Family Centre on Sunday, 1 October 2017. Government officials present included His Excellency the Acting Governor Franz Manderson and his wife Nuvia Manderson; Acting Premier/Minister Community Affairs, Hon. Roy McTaggart; Acting […]