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One of the symbols of Christmas which I do not hear critics talking about much is the STAR OF BETHLEHEM. Much has been said and written about it, but it remains a mystery for many. Yet, one cannot deny the reality of that Star. Today, with all our modern way of life, there is little time to look at ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Dec 20, 2012 07:13
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Equipping for the Call to Eldership

During October and November the annual Elders Training Programme has been taking place at the Council Office in Prospect for those who have responded to, or are considering, a call on their lives to serve as Elders of their congregation. The Synod requires all Elders to have undertaken the course ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Nov 16, 2012 08:07
Categories: courses | Tags: Bodden Town, evangelism, John Gray, Renewal & Transformation, Savannah, strengthening


Cayman Prep and High School Appreciation Service

The 2012 Annual Service of Appreciation for the Cayman Prep and High School and its staff was held this year at Elmslie United Church on Sunday 14th October. Mr. John Macmillan, the Vice-Chair of the Cayman Islands Regional Mission Council of the Church brought greetings and words of appreciation ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday Oct 31, 2012 09:37
Categories: Cayman Prep, students | Tags: children, Elmslie, encouragement, exam results, helping others, strengthening, students, Worship


20 Years of Ordained Ministry - the Rev. Dr. Dave Hazle

The George Town Charge surprised their pastor the Rev. Dr. Dave Hazle during the morning service at Elmslie United Church on Sunday 7th October by expressing appreciation to him for 5 years of leading and Pastoring the Charge and in recognition of 20 years of ministry since his ordination in 1992. ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Oct 12, 2012 09:35
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Back to Church Sunday Blessed with Success

Our first Back to Church Sunday, on 9th September, seems to have been quite a success in getting new worshippers out to service and many members and adherents who had been absent for a while to return! Those congregations that have reported in so far all have spoken of full sanctuaries, squeezing ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Sep 10, 2012 14:08
Categories: Encouragement, Prayer, Youth | Tags: Back to Church, back to God, children, encouragement, evangelism, Girls Brigade, helping others, Jesus, Prayer, Renewal & Transformation, starting over, strengthening, students, Worship


Record Exam Results from Cayman Prep

Both the recently graduated Year 11 (GCSE and IGCSE) and Year 13 (A-Level) classes at Cayman Prep and High School achieved record results in their external examinations from the applicable British examinations boards. Mr. Paul Miller, Chair of the Education Commission of the United Church’s ...

Posted by: Administrator Tuesday Sep 04, 2012 13:06
Categories: Cayman Prep, students, Youth | Tags: exam results, students


Back to Church Sunday – 9th September

Everyone knows that for many of us it can be hard getting back into the groove of heading off to worship service every Sunday morning after having taken a break, whether because of vacation, illness or other circumstances. Sometimes the ‘break’ drags on – and on! But we equally ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Aug 09, 2012 08:42
Categories: | Tags: evangelism, starting over, strengthening


Bent, not Broken; Down, not Out ... scenic encouragement from Barcus Beach

Barcus (sometimes spelt “Barkers”) Beach on Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, is regarded by many as a beautiful and idyllic place for long walks, picnics, kite surfing, horse riding, fishing and general ‘back to nature’ experiences. Its majestic casuarinas can be seen from ...

Posted by: Administrator Tuesday Jul 10, 2012 09:09
Categories: Barcus Beach, Cayman Islands, Encouragement | Tags: adversity, bent, emotional burdens, encouragement, fallen, helping others, job cuts, new creation, new life, Prayer, Renewal & Transformation, starting over, strengthening, trees


Water Authority extends deadline for Scholarship

Recent Caymanian high school graduates or those already enrolled in a tertiary institution should note that the Water Authority has extended its deadline for receipt of applications for its 2012-13 scholarship until July 27th. The scholarship is available for Caymanians aged 18 and over wishing to ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Jul 09, 2012 09:49
Categories: students | Tags: Scholarships, students, Water Authority


Ashli Welcome Top Academic Achiever in Impressive Cayman Prep Graduation

In the Year 11 Graduation at Cayman Prep and High School on 27th June, 15 of the 36 graduates graduated with Honours. Recipients of Subject Prizes and Special Awards were fairly widespread also. These were headed up by Miss Ashli Welcome (of the Webster Memorial United Church in Bodden Town), ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Jul 06, 2012 10:38
Categories: Bodden Town, Cayman Prep, students | Tags: Bodden Town, students


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