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  • Sagicor Sigma Run for Clifton (1/14/2020)- Clifton Boy’s Home has been selected as one of the beneficiaries of the 22nd Annual Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run for 2020.  This became official at the Launch on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. The Run will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020. As a beneficiary, Clifton Boys’ Home will be included in …
  • 150 Years of ‘Independence’ – the Anglican Church Since 1870 (1/13/2020)- The Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands will begin in 2020 a year of activities to commemorate the 150th anniversary of its independence from state control in 1870 when it was disestablished.  The Church did not ask to be disestablished; this decision was imposed by the Government.  Why Are …
  • Puerto Rico earthquakes severely damage churches (1/9/2020)- [Episcopal News Service] Several churches in the Diocese of Puerto Rico have suffered severe damage from the series of earthquakes that have struck the island in recent days, killing at least one person and injuring at least eight. Hundreds of minor earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast since Dec. 28, according to …
  • Christmas Still Has Power to Transform Lives (12/19/2019)- For an increasing number of persons in our contemporary world, the Christmas story of the birth of the Christ Child has become so commonplace that they have opted to focus, instead, on the tangential aspects of the celebration. These include, for example, Christmas music, rather than the traditional hymns and …
  • A visit to St. Michael’s Primary School – Report (12/18/2019)- The Kingston Region has embarked on a project entitled Excellence in Anglican Schools that seeks to fulfil our mandate to offer hope and salvation in Christ Jesus.  A major undertaking in this effort is to collaborate with the Department of Education and Youth in the strengthening of capacity in Instructional …
  • Excellence in Anglican Schools’ Project Plans (12/18/2019)- In 2018, following preparatory work that was done, in relation in relation to our Anglican Schools, in particular, our Primary Schools, the Region of Kingston, especially the Deanery of St. Andrew held a workshop on Instructional Leadership and School governance on Monday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The …
  • SMTP sends Heartfelt Condolences (12/6/2019)- The Division of Training acknowledges with gratitude and a deep sense of loss, the life and work of the Rt. Revd. and honorable Dr. Alfred C. Reid, retired Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, who was a pioneering director, tutor and ardent supporter of the Diocesan Supplementary Ministry Training …
  • Death of Bishop Alfred Charles Reid (12/3/2019)- The 13th Bishop of Jamaica, the Rt. Rev. Alfred Charles Reid died at his home in Manchester December 2, 2019.  The Bishop, was in his 82nd year. Bishop Reid was elected Diocesan Bishop on December 12, 2000, in succession to the late Bishop Neville deSouza. He was enthroned in the …
  • Rose Hudson-Wilkin consecrated as Bishop of Dover at St Paul’s Cathedral, London (11/20/2019)- History was made as the new Bishop of Dover was formally welcomed into her post today. The Rt Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin took part in the special service to mark the occasion at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. She becomes the first black woman bishop and will be installed in a follow-up ceremony at Canterbury …
  • Archbishop Gregory Receives Symbols of Leadership (10/24/2019)- The Primatial Cross, the primary symbol of his authority as spiritual leader of the Church in the Province of the West Indies, was presented to The Most Rev. Howard Gregory last Thursday (October 10) at an historic Recognition Service to mark his election as the 13th Archbishop of the West …
  • Recognition Service for Archbishop Howard Gregory (10/7/2019)- Bishops from the eight Dioceses in the Province of the West Indies will be Con-Celebrants at a historic Recognition Service for The Most Rev. Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies, on Thursday, October 10 at the Cathedral of St. Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town, starting at 3.30 pm. …
  • The International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue – 2019 (9/12/2019)- OUR ARCHBISHOP’S VISIT TO JAPAN The International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue (IRAD) between the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and the Anglican Communion met for the fifth time, between 23 and 30 August 2019 in Hiroshima, Japan, under the leadership of Co-Chairs: The Revd Dr Elizabeth Welch (WCRC) and The Most …

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