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  • Intentional Discipleship Seminars for Diocese (11/4/2017) - In keeping with a unanimous call by the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) “for every province, diocese and parish in the Anglican Communion to adopt a clear focus on intentional discipleship,” the Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands will be hosting two two-day seminars for clergy, church workers and selected …

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  • Bishops from the Province of the West Indies at the second conference hosted by Trinity Wall Street in Panama in 2016 Anglican Church Builds Regional Partnerships (10/27/2017) - Some 80 Anglican Bishops, clergy and lay leaders from the Caribbean and Latin America are now meeting in Montego Bay to identify practical ways to share their skills and knowledge, promote best practices and enhance the church’s ministry and mission across the Region. They have also been joined by The …

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  • “Urgent need for discipleship”, conference told (10/26/2017) -   The Church needs to change its mindset and focus with more urgency and passion on what will last forever – that was the key theme in the opening address by Archbishop Moon Hing to the Diocese of Singapore’s Mission Consultation Roundtable. “When I talk about church planting, I’m not …

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  • Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change (10/26/2017) -   Five Anglican archbishops have joined other Christian leaders in calling for governments to implement the promises they made at the Paris Climate Change talks. Political leaders from 197 nations will gather in Bonn, Germany, next month for the next phase of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23); and …

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  • CPWI West Indies’ Archbishop speaks of Caribbean “resilience” after Hurricanes Irma and Maria (10/16/2017) -   Archbishop John Holder Photo Credit: ACNS The primate of the West Indies, Archbishop John Holder, has briefed his fellow Anglican Primates on the devastation caused by two recent Category Five hurricanes which hit the Caribbean islands within two weeks of each other. Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused “enormous” damage …

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  • Bishop of Kingston Leads Holy Land Pilgrimage [Updated] (9/30/2017) - The Rt. Rev. Robert Thompson, Bishop of Kingston, is now in Jordan on the first leg of a two-week pilgrimage to the Holy Land that will also take him and the 24-member group which he is leading to Israel. One of the highlights to date, was a visit to Petra, …

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  • CPWI Diocese Launches Hurricane Irma Fund (9/20/2017) - The Diocese of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands has launched a Hurricane Irma Relief Fund, to assist the recovery effort in the Diocese of the North East Caribbean & Aruba and the Diocese of the Bahamas & Turks and Caicos Islands following widespread devastation in the wake of one of …

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  • New Diocesan Secretary Appointed (9/20/2017) - Mrs. Jacqueline Marie Mighty, a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in management, accounting and finance, has been appointed as the new Diocesan Secretary, effective October 1, 2017. She succeeds the Rev. Canon Denzil Barnes who will retire at year-end after serving in that position for approximately 16 years. …

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  • 30 Years of Ministry! (9/6/2017) - On Sunday September 3, The Very Rev. Annett Brown and The Revd Canon Georgia “Grace” Jervis celebrated thirty (30) years of ministry in the diocese at the morning eucharist at the Church of the Ascension, Mona where Rev. Annett was the preacher and Canon Grace, celebrant. Both ladies began their …

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  • The Cathedral honours Trevor Beckford (9/5/2017) - THE CITATION Trevor Alvin Beckford, OD. JP, DRSCM Organist and Choir Master “If we wish to know about a man, we ask ‘what is his story–his real, inmost story?’–for each of us is a biography, a story. Each of us is a singular narrative, which is constructed, continually, unconsciously, by, …

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  • Launch of the new Oxford History of Anglicanism (8/2/2017) - The official launch has taken place of the first ever multi-volume history of worldwide Anglicanism to be published by a major university press.  The Oxford History of Anglicanism, in five volumes,  covers the growth of worldwide Anglicanism with more than 100 international scholars contributing. Three volumes have appeared already and …

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  • Joint Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York (7/28/2017) - A statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Act of Parliament passed in 1967 which decriminalised homosexual acts in our Country Today is the 50th Anniversary of the Act of Parliament passed in 1967 which decriminalised homosexual acts in our Country. The Church of England, led by Archbishop Ramsey, was supportive …

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