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UCJCI Update October 24, 2018

Wednesday Oct 24, 2018
 
Welcome to the new Executive of the United Church Young People's Fellowship. The United Church Young People’s Fellowship (UCYPF) Synodical Executive for the period 2018-2020 was installed on September 30, 2018! This took place during a special service at Askenish United Church, Hanover.

Instilling Leadership Skills in Children is the focus of the article in the Leadership Corner.

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UCJCI Update October 17, 2018

Wednesday Oct 17, 2018
 
From October 1-6, 2018, the World Council of Churches (WCC) commemorated twenty (20) years since the Ecumenical Decade in Solidarity with Women, also within the context of the Council’s 70th anniversary. The Consultation was held in Kingston, Jamaica, and had as one area of focus, a reflection on the achievements and challenges in building a just community of women and men.

'Finding Balance as an Incomplete Leader' is a very useful article featured in the Leaders' Corner.

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UCJCI Update October 10 2018, 2018

Wednesday Oct 10, 2018
 
The focus is on the Girls' Brigade International in this edition. After a 15-month application process, the International President’s Committee is pleased to announce that Girls’ Brigade International has been accredited with special consultative NGO status by the United Nations.

The need for Succession Planning which is understood as 'The Measure of a Leader’s Lasting Value' is the article featured in the Leadership Corner. 

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UCJCI Update October 3, 2018

Wednesday Oct 03, 2018
 
Webster’s Women’s Fellowship:75 Years of Exceptional Service is the lead article in this week's edition. Crucibles of Leadership -Why is it that certain people seem to naturally inspire confidence, loyalty, and hard work, while others (who may have just as much vision and smarts) stumble, again and again? It’s a timeless question, and there’s no simple answer.

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UCJCI Update September 26, 2018

Wednesday Sep 26, 2018
 
Council for World Mission's (CWM), Training in Mission Programme (TIM) 'Reaps Holistic Development' is the lead article in this week's UCJCI Update.
In the Leadership Corner, the article is entitled 'Generosity: An Indispensable Quality of a Leader'.

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UCJCI Update September 19, 2018

Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
 
In this issue, the VBS held at the  Hope United Church in partnership with the Jamaica Association for the Deaf is featured. 
'Focus: An Essential Quality of a Leader' is an excellent article in the Leadership Corner.

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UCJCI Update September 12, 2018

Wednesday Sep 12, 2018
 
The Girls' Brigade International is celebrating 125 years of ministry and this the lead article in this edition of the UCJCI Update. In the Leadership Corner, the focus is on CHARACTER: An Indispensable Quality of a Leader. We note with sadness the passing of Mr. Nyle Ryver Stewart of the Greendale United Church and we express our condolences to his parents, Pastors Michele Ashwood -Stewart and Roger Stewart, Aunt the Rev. Nicole Ashwood, his wider family and circle of friends. 

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UCJCI Update September 5 2018

Wednesday Sep 05, 2018
 
This issue features Children's Camp 2018 held at the Madge Saunders Conference Centre and in the Leadership Corner, part 2 of the article 'Leading the Process of Church Growth'.

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UCJCI Update August 29, 2018

Wednesday Aug 29, 2018
 
The United Church Young Adults Action Movement (UCYAAM) held their annual Camp/Conference on August 16-19, 2018 and the highlights are in this edition.

Also, you can read the profiles of the Candidates for Moderator of Synod 2019-2021 in this week’s UCJCI Update.

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UCJCI Update August 22, 2018

Wednesday Aug 29, 2018
 
This edition features UCJCI Campers in Guyana and an interesting article on the importance of integrity in leadership.

The profiles for the Candidates for Moderator of Synod 2019-2021 can be read in this edition. 

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