Bishop Thompson & KC Chapel Choir

  The Rt. Rev. Robert Thompson, Suffragan Bishop of Kingston, and Choir Master, Audley Davidson, with the Kingston College Chapel Choir following the Festal Evensong on Sunday, April 23, celebrating the 70th anniversary of both St. Augustine Chapel, Kingston College; as well as the Choir, which has established a reputation …

Celebrating KC Chapel & Choir at 70

A Festal Evensong was held on April 23, 2017 at St Augustine Chapel, Kingston College, to celebrate the 70th anniversary not only of the Chapel, but of the Chapel Choir. I t was in February 1947 that the Chapel was dedicated by Archbishop Hardie to the Glory of God and …

The Keucher Report

Excerpt from Synod Journal 2015 THE REV. GERALD W. KEUCHER REPORT submitted to The Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands and to the Leadership of the Diocese by The Rev. Gerald W. Keucher One Pendleton Place Staten Island NY 10301-1220 USA 347-713-2218; [email protected] 28 February 2015 Background I was …

The Lily in your Stained Glass Window

Do you see the lily? How often do you look at the stained glass windows in your church? Every time you attend perhaps but do you really LOOK at the enormous detail and perhaps try to decipher the stories it tells? Do you know the significance of the symbols or …

The Season of Easter

Easter is the most important liturgical season in Christendom as it celebrates resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion.  It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent .  In Western Christianity, Eastertide, or the Easter Season, begins on Easter Sunday …

Dancehall Forum – Highlights

QUOTES FROM PUBLIC FORUM ON DANCEHALL “Dancehall promotes racial hatred… and blacks are the victims.”  “Many of our social ills may be traced to the free reign of dancehall in the society.”  “Civil society and organisations have not zeroed in on the destructive potential of dancehall because the elite are …

Palm Sunday 2017

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Diocese Weighs In On Dancehall Discussion

Dancehall music and its influence in the Jamaican society will be the focus of a Public Forum to be hosted by the Youth Ministry Division of the Diocese on Tuesday, April 11 at 6.00 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church, Cross Roads. The discussion under the theme “Dancehall: Civilization or Barbarism …