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  • The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter (4/20/2019)- Archbishop Justin Welby. Photo Credit: WCC Lift up your heart, lift up your voiceRejoice, again, I say, Rejoice! These words, the refrain of Hymn VIII of Charles Wesley’s “Hymns for our Lord’s Resurrection”, express the joyful cry of the human soul at the good news of the resurrection of Jesus …
  • Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (3/29/2019)- Posted on: March 27, 2019 8:13 AM The Presidents of the Lutheran World Federation, Christian Krause, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy, sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification at St Anna’s Lutheran Church in Augsburg, Germany, on 31 October 31 1999. …
  • Ground Breaking for Reconstruction of Clifton Boys’ Home (3/18/2019)- Ground will be broken on Wednesday, March 20 for reconstruction of Clifton Boys’ Home in Darliston,Westmoreland,  two years after it was destroyed by fire in January 2017. Designed by well-known architect, Ray McIntyre, plans for the new two-storey structure were announced recently (March 5) at a Media Briefing and Contract …
  • Anglicans from Caribbean dioceses train for disaster preparedness and resilience (3/16/2019)- Participants at the Pastors and Disasters training workshop in Grenada carry out a mapping exercise from a the toolkit resource.Photo Credit: Janice Proud / Anglican Alliance Anglicans from throughout the Caribbean have been taking part in a “Pastors and Disasters” workshop in Grenada. The workshop has been organised and hosted …
  • Lambeth Palace holds service celebrating 25 years of female priests in the Church of England (3/2/2019)- The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, welcomed over 80 female priests to Lambeth Palace today for a special service celebrating 25 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Church of England.   The guests included many women who were among the first to be ordained in 1994, some laypeople that were active …
  • Celebrating 25 years of Women in Ordained Ministry (2/21/2019)- A service was held at the Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega on February 17, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood in the Diocese of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands. The service was the second one to mark the historic event – …
  • Dates confirmed for the election of Archbishops and Primates for West Indies and Canada (1/30/2019)-     Elections to select successors to Archbishop Fred Hiltz (left) as Primate of Canada and Archbishop John Holder as Primate of the West Indies will take place on 13 July (Canada) and 27 May (West Indies).   The Church of the Province of the West Indies and the Anglican …
  • New Bishop’s Consecration in Barbados (1/25/2019)- The Rev. Michael Bruce St. John Maxwell will be ordained and consecrated tomorrow (Saturday, January 26) as the 14th Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Barbados in a Solemn Eucharist to be held at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, in Wildey, St. Michael. The Service will begin at 3.00 pm (Jamaica …
  • Mothers’ Union mourns death of W.I. Provincial VP Joan James (1/22/2019)-   The Provincial Vice President of the Mothers’ Union in the West Indies and Diocesan President of Guyana, Joan James, has died from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident. Described as a “tireless leader” of the Mothers’ Union, Mrs James was a front seat passenger in an MU minibus …
  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (1/8/2019)- At least once a year, Christians are reminded of Jesus’ prayer for his disciples that “they may be one so that the world may believe” (see John 17.21). Hearts are touched and Christians come together to pray for their unity. Congregations and parishes all over the world exchange preachers or …
  • Intentional Discipleship Bible Study 2019! (1/1/2019)- The Diocese will again be publishing a Bible Study booklet this Lent 2019 under the theme of Intentional Discipleship. This is in fulfilment of the mission and purpose of the diocese to promote and encourage members to bring others to Christ. The 2019 edition will focus on discipleship in a …
  • Christmas – A Call to Self-Giving Love and Peace (12/25/2018)- Once again we have come to the season of Christmas, and we do so with a feeling of fatigue having been bombarded by Christmas music for almost two months as the commercial world seeks to turn up the hype.  In our increasingly consumerist society, many have been spending beyond their …

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