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UCJCI Update

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Passport To Health Fair Launched

Monday Apr 01, 2019
 
The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands is taking new ground in our Outreach Mission!
For the first time, the UCJCI’s Men’s and Women’s Fellowships will host a jointly-sponsored event, titled, “Passport to Health Fair”.

The event will be held on June 29, 2019, at Manchester High School, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. under the slogan, “Plan to be in tune in June.”

Launched on March 12, 2019, in Kingston, The “Passport to Health Fair” will target 1,500 participants from across Jamaica and will cater to all age groups and both genders. This history-making event seeks to further promote holistic wellbeing, and the productivity which springs from healthy lifestyle...

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UCJCI Update March 13 2019

Tuesday Mar 19, 2019
 
Ash Wednesday is a time of celebration in the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands! It marks the beginning of the Lenten Season: That time of the year when we reflect on the Lord’s ultimate sacrifice for our salvation

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UCJCI Update March 6 2019

Wednesday Mar 06, 2019
 
The 41st Synod of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands will be convened from April 30-May 2, 2019, in Montego Bay, St. James!

This biennial gathering of UCJCI Ministers and Council Delegates is a critical time in the life of our Church.

It is there that the Church’s strategic direction is set, policies agreed on, and avenues for growth determined!

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UCJCI Update February 27 2019

Wednesday Feb 27, 2019
 
What a day it was for the United Church’s UCYPF at Sports Day 2019! It was held on February 9 at Noranda Sports Complex, Discovery Bay, St. Ann, and it was a day of thrill and resounding cheer!!

Defending champions, the North-Eastern Regional Mission Council again won the title, and carried away The Nyle Jordan Ashwood Stewart Memorial Trophy awarded to the Winning Council!

Activities included track and field, football, netball, volleyball, domino competition, and theme expression.

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UCJCI Update February 20 2019

Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
 
Webster Memorial United Church (Jamaica) has propelled their evangelism efforts through a pointed, innovative strategy!

On Sunday, February 17, 2019, a group of approximately fifteen (15) members of the congregation, took to the streets, led by their Minister, Rev. Astor Carlyle, to issue about 400 pegs of oranges and good cheer to participants in the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run, and invite them to Webster’s 9:45 a.m. service afterwards!

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UCJCI Update February 13 2019

Wednesday Feb 13, 2019
 
The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands was recognized at this year’s National Heroes Day Award Ceremony in  Grand Cayman, on January 28, 2019!

The event’s theme was “Celebrating the Creation of our Coat of Arms.” Indeed, since May 2018, the Cayman Islands has been celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms (the first national symbol), with a full calendar of initiatives and activities that have been incredibly well received by the local community!

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UCJCI Update February 6 2019

Wednesday Feb 06, 2019
                      
The United Church Women’s Fellowship celebrated Women’s Fellowship Week from January 27 to February 2, 2019!

Starting the week, were special services of thanksgiving and celebration throughout our congregations, including one Regional Service in the West, held at St. Paul’s United Church, Montego Bay, St. James.

Our Women’s Fellowship has been a transforming force in our Church. They have seen to the holistic development of not only the women who are members of the Movement but to their wider congregations and communities.
 

UCJCI Update January 30 2019

Thursday Jan 31, 2019
                
The United Church Young Adults Action Movement Month is celebrated each year in January!

In this year’s commemoration, the Movement launched its theme: “Get in the A.C.T.”, which means “Assertive Christians Transforming Lives”; hosted Regional Church Services at St. Paul’s United Church (Western Region), Webster Memorial United Church (North-Eastern Region), and Santa Cruz United Church (Southern Region), Prayer Breakfast at Ebenezer United Church, and Community Outreach Week.
 

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UCJCI Update January 23 2019

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019
 
Our dearly beloved, the late Rev. Royland Samuel Thompson, was laid to rest on January 17, 2019, at Meadowrest Memorial Gardens, St. Catherine.

The celebration and thanksgiving service for his life was one of fond remembrance, that captured the essence of a life well-lived…. A life of diligence and purpose, of caring and sharing; a husband to Rosemarie, father of Ronique, Ronaye, and Rodeen; brother, friend, and Minister, with such godly traits that endeared him to many persons.
 

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UCJCI Update January 16 2019

Friday Jan 18, 2019
                   
The first Young Women Enabling Transformation (YWET) programme was hosted by the Council for World Mission (CWM) from October 7 to November 3, 2018, at the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. Its purpose lay behind the mission of building the leadership capacity of young women in the CWM family of member churches.
 

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