October 22, 2018

1858 testimony to beloved pastor

This testimony to Rev James Elmslie was written in April, 1858 and has been reproduced in its entirety TESTIMONY TO THE REVEREND JAMES ELMSLIE’S LABOURS The Rev. Mr. Elmslie, who has been twenty years in the West Indies, twelve of which have been spent in the Grand Cayman, where the Lord has wonderfully prospered his […]

The shipwreck in 1845

The history of the Presbyterian Church in Grand Cayman can be traced back to a shipwreck! In 1844 Rev. Hope Waddell, a Scot working in Jamaica, felt God was calling him to establish a new mission in Calabar in eastern Nigeria. He obtained permission from Scotland for this venture and set sail from Montego Bay […]

Register to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day Ceremony

In advance of the Remembrance Day observance on Sunday, 11 November, members of the public who wish to lay wreaths – either at the Cenotaph or at the Seamen’s Memorial – should contact the Protocol Office as soon as possible. This year’s ceremony is in memory of lives lost in World Wars I and II, and […]

Cayman Believers Women’s Retreat was “Rest, Renew and Rejoice”

Cayman Believers Women’s Ministries Women’s (CBWM) Retreat at the Grand Caymanian Resort on September 28th – 30th was indeed a “Rest, Renew and Rejoice” experience for all those who attended. Hailed as a “weekend getaway for your body, mind and spiritual healing” Judy Faye Penn, President/Founder of CBWM and organiser of the event welcomed everyone. […]

The Effects of Compassionate Presence on People in Comas

Sara, from Institute of HeartMath Have you ever wondered if someone in a near death state could hear your words or feel your presence? Clues to the mystery of transition from earthly life are offered in accounts by individuals who have survived coma and unconscious states and from the experiences of people who care for […]

Pray for peace in Winnipeg new police chief urges

Richard J. Brennan National Affairs Writer The Toronto Star Ruth Bonneville/The Canadian Press Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis believes prayers will be a “significant piece” of his efforts to reduce crime and put Winnipeg back on the right track. Winnipeg, Canada’s violent crime capital, could use some divine help, acting Police Chief Devon Clunis says. […]

Democratically speaking: ones own right to choose

Joyce Pursley All women from High School to College, black or white, single or married, young or old at sometime in your life when sexually active you have been late. When you are late, even just a little, your mind wonders if your birth control has failed and if you could be pregnant. What if?    What if I […]

The Singing Christmas Tree will sing out again even in face of a loss

Although the Singing Christmas Tree held last year made a whopping $18,000 loss, despite over 5,000 persons attending the spectacular, it will be returning again for this year’s Christmas celebrations at the First Assembly of God. First Assembly of God with other local Cayman churches have already commenced planning this year’s event. Last year’s inaugural […]

St. George honours the ‘seniors’

St. George’s Anglican (Episcopal) Church honoured its senior citizens from its congregation on Saturday (13) in keeping with the Cayman Older Persons Month initiative. As the “older persons” shouted out they are “Senior Citizens” as they do not consider themselves old. Whoops. I hope the persons who chose to use “Older Persons” in their title […]

Bangladesh rampage over Facebook Koran image

Muslim protesters have attacked Buddhist villages in Bangladesh, after an image said to show a burnt Koran was posted on social network site Facebook. Witnesses said angry crowds set fire to homes and temples in the Cox’s Bazar district, forcing families to flee. A curfew has been imposed and security forces are patrolling the streets. […]