January 22, 2021

Child Protection Agency Commits to Paying Tertiary Fees of State Wards

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By Barbara Ellington From JIS + Story Highlights Chief Executive Officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, has pledged the continued commitment of her organisation to pay the fees for wards in childcare facilities, like Mount Olivet Boys’ Home, who make it to tertiary institutions. Minister of Finance and the […]

‘The church is too divided’

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From Jamaica Gleaner HIGHGATE, St Mary: After serving as an elder at the Bethel United Church in Highgate, St Mary, for more than a decade, Trevor Stoddard decided to retire to the backbench, but still maintains a keen interest in local and international religious affairs. Stoddard’s favourite Bible passage is Philippians 4:13: “I can do […]

The Editor Speaks: Christians blamed for anti-Islamic rhetoric

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I seldom read other local media reports, normally because I don’t have the time, but I was quite frankly wondering what to write about today so I went on a search. I have, of course, known there is some anti-Islamic rhetoric going on here over the appointment of Cayman’s new Muslim governor, Anwar Bokth Choudhury, […]

The Editor speaks: When silence is not golden

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I was at a small gathering of members of Elmslie Church last night and a debate followed the presentation by a visiting pastor on “Salt”. Like most debates the subject broadened out past the confined barriers of the original subject matter although it was to a degree included. One of the people there spoke somewhat […]

Jamaica: Vote them out!

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McKenzie urges citizens not to support non-performing politicians in local gov’t polls By Anthony Lewis From Jamaica Observer LUCEA, Hanover — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie is urging citizens to vote against non-performing politicians in the impending local government elections. “You have a God-given right, and we talk about the gifts of God and the […]

Hundreds expected for Cayman Islands United Church Convocation.

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Hundreds of Congregants will gather this month in one auditorium to learn more about the Great Commission and the discipline and dedication needed to answer the call from Christ. Members of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands will gather on Sunday, 24 April, at the Cayman Prep […]

The Church is on a mission

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From Jamaica Gleaner What is the Church doing? The short response by the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands to this question is that the United Church is committed to being missional! The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) welcomes this opportunity provided by the Gleaner Company to share with […]