Think on These Things

Think on These Things is a programme of Christian witness done by the Diocese. It features Clergy and Laity alike conversing about various topics. It airs on RJRfm at 4:45 pm every Sunday afternoon.

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DATEPRESENTERS & LINK TO SOUNDCLOUD AUDIO
Sept 11
SEPT 4In this week’s programme, The Most Rev. Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands speaks about the stance of the Church in the Province of the West Indies as part of the Global South Association.
AUG 28This is the first part of a conversation with The Most Rev. Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands, who highlights some critical issues discussed by Bishops of the Anglican Communion at the Lambeth Conference in London, England.
AUG 21The featured guest is The Rev. Father Courtney Carridice, Curate at the Spanish Town Cathedral. 
AUG 14The featured guest was The Rev. Kamar Prendergast, Assistant Curate at St. Luke’s Church, Cross Roads, who shared with our listeners his experiences on the journey to the priesthood.
AUG 7The speaker was The Very Rev. Sean Major-Campbell, Rural Dean for Kingston and Rector of Christ Church, Vineyard Town.
In reflecting on our nation’s 60th Anniversary of Independence, his theme was: Reigniting a nation for greatness through justice, peace and love.”
JULY 31The Programme featured the second in the series of interviews with newly-ordained priests.
The guest was The Rev. Monnecia Duncan, Assistant Priest at St. Mark’s Parish Church, Mandeville, and Chaplain at Bishop Gibson High School and Church Teachers’ College.
JULY 24The message by The Rev. Hilda Vaughan Priest-in-Charge of the Gilnock, Santa Cruz Cure in St. Elizabeth, focused on the importance of being rooted and grounded in the Lord, and putting Christ at the centre of our life.
JULY 17The programme featured an interview with the newly-ordained Rev. Bertram Gayle, Asst. Curate at the St. Andrew Parish Church
JULY 10Excerpts from the Sermon delivered by The Rev. Melrose Wiggan, Chaplain of The University Hospital of the West Indies, on July 3 at the Ordination of eight men and women to the Sacred Order of Priests and the Holy Order of Deacons.
JULY 3Against the background of the Ordination Service held that day, The Rev. Canon Dr Georgia “Grace” Jervis, Director of Leadership Development & Training, explores, in an interview, the issue of vocations within the faith community.
JUNE 26Suffragan Bishop of Kingston, The Rt. Rev. Garth Minott, speaks about his journey in the ordained ministry and his vision for the See of Kingston and the Diocese of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands. 
JUNE 19The programme featured a Fathers’ Day Message from Mr Mahlon Watson, National President of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew; and an interview with The Rev. Rory Honeyghan, Priest-in-Charge of the St. Matthew’s, Claremont Cure, about the dual roles of a biological and spiritual father.
JUNE 12TRINITY SUNDAY
The Rt. Rev. Leon Golding, Suffragan Bishop of Montego Bay, discusses the significance of the Holy Trinity in our Anglican worship
JUNE 5In his Pentecost message, the Venerable Justin Nembhard, Rector of the St. James Parish Church and Archdeacon of the Montego Bay Region, discusses signs of the Holy Spirit in God’s Church. 
MAY 29The Rev. Leslie Mowatt, Rector of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Molynes Road, explores the importance of the 50 days beginning at Easter and culminating with Pentecost. 
MAY 22The message was delivered by the Rev. Major Milverton Munroe, Priest in the Supplementary Ministry and Chaplain of the JDF Western Command. 
His theme was “Love and Obedience – The Promise of the Holy Spirit.”  
MAY 15The Rev. Michael Elliott, Rector of St. Mark’s Parish Church, Mandeville, focuses on the commandment by Jesus that we love one another.
MAY 8A special Children’s Sunday edition focusing on the theme “Caring for God’s Creation, Caring for God’s Children.”
The programme is hosted by Bethany Johnson of St. Boniface Church, Harbour View, and Abram Marrett of the Church of the Ascension, Mona Heights
MAY 1The programme featured Part Two of the highlights from the Charge delivered by Archbishop Gregory at the Opening Service of the annual Diocesan Synod.
APR 24The programme featured the first part of highlights of the wide-ranging Synod Charge delivered by Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands, The Most Rev. Dr. Howard Gregory.
APR 17Easter Day, April 17.
His Grace the Most Rev. Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands, delivers his Easter Message.
APR 10The Rev. Captain Dwane Blackwood, Chaplain for the Eastern Command of the Jamaica Defence Force, concludes our Lenten series with a reflection on the theme “Jesus strengthens us in Holy Communion.”
APR 3The Rev. Louis Hurst, Priest-in-Charge of the Kingston Parish Church, continues the series on Jesus and the Lenten disciplines with a reflection on the theme “Jesus supports us with scripture through testing times.”
MAR 27The Rev. Khan Honeygahn, Rector of St. Jude’s Church, Stony Hill, continues our Lenten series with a Meditation on the theme: “Jesus Gives us Counselling for Healing.”
MAR 20The Rev. Natalie Blake, Diocesan Director of Christian Education, continues the Lenten series with a Reflection on the theme: “Jesus helps us through penitence and repentance.” 
MAR 13As we continue the series on Jesus and the Lenten disciplines, The Rev. Garfield Campbell, Rector of The
St. Mark’s, Brown’s Town Cure in St. Ann reflects on the theme “Jesus encourages acts of mercy.”   
MAR 6In the first of a series of Reflections on Jesus and the Lenten disciplines, The Rev. Canon Garth Minott, Deputy President, and Anglican Warden at the United Theological College of the West Indies, speaks on the topic: “Jesus gives us hope to overcome temptation.”
FEB 27The Rev. Don T. Lewis, Rector of the Montpelier Cure in St. James, reflects on the theme: “Listening to the voice of God.”
FEB 20“Love your enemies” is the theme of the Message delivered by The Rev. Canon Charles Manderson, Priest-in-Charge of the Bridgeport, Greater Portmore Cure.
FEB 13The Message on the Theme “Trusting God in difficult times” was brought by The Rev. Ula Ruddock, Priest in the Supplementary Ministry assigned to the Holy Trinity, Grange Hill Cure and St. Thomas Church in Bluefields, Westmoreland.
FEB 6 The Message was delivered by The Rev. Prince Taylor-Younge, Rector of the Holy Trinity, Retreat Cure, in St. Mary; and his theme was: “Faith in the midst of the storm.”
JAN 30The Message delivered by The Very Rev. Leroy Johnson, Rector of St. George’s Parish Church Cure, Savanna-la-Mar, and Rural Dean for Westmoreland, focused on the subject “God’s Call.”
JAN 23The Rev. Zelphya McLaren, Priest in the Supplementary Ministry, attached to St. Augustine Church in Coral Gardens, Montego Bay, reflected on the question: “What does God require of us as servants of Christ?”
JAN 16The meditation was led by the Very Rev. Canon Sirrano Kitson, Rector of the St. Andrew Parish Church and Rural Dean of St. Andrew. He spoke on the theme: “We’re enlightened by Jesus to proclaim him as Lord and Saviour.”
JAN 9The meditation, led by the Rev. Seymour Hutchinson, Priest-in-Charge of St. Cyprian’s Cure, Highgate, St. Mary, was based on the theme: “The God who identifies himself with us.”  
JAN 2Dr. Eleanor Henry, Chairperson of the Diocesan COVID-19 Management Committee, discusses the Committee’s mandate and the way forward with Host, Tony Patel.