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.


JUN28, 2020
JUN21, 2020
JUN14, 2020 Professor Patrick Bryan, Professor Emeritus of History at The University of The West Indies and Mr. John Aarons, Church Archivist, discuss the implications of the Disestablishment of the Anglican Church in Jamaica 150 years ago.
JUN7, 2020 The Trinity Sunday message is delivered by the Rt. Rev. Robert Thompson, Suffragan Bishop of Kingston.
MAY 31, 2020 The Message on the Gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost is delivered by the Most Rev. Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands.
MAY 24, 2020 The message was delivered by The Rev. Leslie Mowatt, Rector, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, who spoke about the Ascension of Jesus and its implications for us.
MAY 17, 2020 The message by the Very Rev. Leroy Johnson, Rector of St. George’s Church, Savanna-La-Mar and Rural Dean for Westmoreland, highlights the promise and role of the Holy Spirit in our life.
MAY 10, 2020
MAY 3, 2020 On Diocesan Children’s Sunday, Rev. Natalie Blake, Director of Christian Education, reads the Message from Archbishop Howard Gregory, and Mrs. Ena Barclay, Director of Anglican Schools, highlights parental care for children during Covid19.
APR 26, 2020 Psychologist, transformational therapist, counsellor and educator, Dr. Sandra Hamilton, joins host, Tony Patel, in a conversation about homeschooling for autistic children.
APR 19, 2020 In this programme, we present a repeat of the message delivered recently by the Rev. Garfield Campbell, Priest in Charge of the St. Mark’s Brown’s Town Cure , who addresses the importance of waiting on the Lord in times of trouble.
APR 12, 2020 Our speaker, The Rt. Rev. Leon Golding, Bishop of Montego Bay focuses on the Easter message of hope and change which Christ’s resurrection still offers to our world as it faces the COVID-19 pandemic.
APR 5, 2020 As we focus on the Passion of our Lord, the message is brought by The Rev. Canon Major Dr. Sirrano Kitson, Rector of St. Andrew Parish Church.
MAR 29, 2020 The message is delivered by the Rev. Garfield Campbell, Priest-in-Charge of the St. Mark’s Brown’s Town Cure, who highlights the importance of waiting on the Lord in times of trouble.
MAR 22, 2020 Think on These Things for Sunday, March 22. The message is delivered by the Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands, the Most Rev. Howard Gregory, who speaks to the Church and the nation regarding the challenge of the Coronavirus (COVID -19).
MAR 15, 2020
MAR 8, 2020 The message was delivered by The Rev. Michael Brown who spoke on the topic “Coming to Jesus.”  
MAR 1, 2020
FEB 23, 2020
FEB 16, 2020
FEB 9, 2020
He shared thoughts on being a disciple.
The Rev. Canon Hartley Perrin, Chairman, Clifton Boys’ Home, gave an update on the status of the current rebuilding programme.
FEB 2, 2020 Today’s message is by the Rev. Howard Walters, Assistant Curate at the Cathedral of St. Jago de la Vega, who highlighted the importance of presenting ourselves to God with an attitude of thanksgiving.
JAN 26, 2020
JAN 19, 2020
JAN 12, 2020
JAN 5, 2020

DEC 29, 2019
DEC 22, 2019
DEC 15, 2019
DEC 8, 2019
Second Sunday of Advent – message led by the Rev. Rory Honeyghan, Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Port Antonio
The Programme’s Closing Segment addresses the death of retired Diocesan Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Alfred Reid, and his seminal contribution to the Jamaicanisation of the Anglican Church.
DEC 1, 2019
The Reflections are led by the Rev. Canon Garth Minott, Anglican Warden and Lecturer at the United Theological College of the West Indies, who explains the significance of Advent in the context of the observance of World AIDS Day also on December 1.
NOV 24, 2019
NOV 17, 2019
NOV 10, 2019
NOV 3, 2019 The speaker on today’s programme is Mr. Patrick McIntosh of St. Jude’s Church, Stony Hill 
OCT 27, 2019 The Reflections are led by The Very Rev. Franklyn Jackson, Rural Dean for St. Andrew and Rector of the Church of St. Margaret, Liguanea.
OCT 20, 2019 We speak with Mr. Bruce James, of St. Andrew Parish Church,  and  President of the MVP Track & Field Club; along with the Rev. Zelphya McLaren, Supplementary Minister at St. Augustine Church, in Coral Gardens, Montego Bay, recipients of Jamaica’s  2019 National Honours Award.
OCT 13, 2019 The special guest on the programme is The Rt. Rev. Laish Boyd, Bishop of The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands who discusses with host,Tony Patel, the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas; how the Anglican Church is coping with the effects on its members and property and how its relief efforts can be assisted.
OCT 6, 2019 The Bishop of Montego Bay, the Rt. Rev. Leon Golding, answers questions regarding the significance of the October 10 Recognition Service for the Most Rev. Howard Gregory, Archbishop of the West Indies, Primate and Metropolitan, and the role of the Archbishop in the Province.
SEPT 29, 2019 The programme focuses on the international work of the Anglican Mothers’ Union with Mrs. Kathleen Snow, Worldwide Trustee for Zone B, which includes the West Indies, South America, the United States and Canada; and Mrs. Ephena Matthew, who is from Antigua and is President for the North East Caribbean and Aruba.
SEPT 22, 2019
SEPT 15, 2019
SEPT 8, 2019 Mrs. Judith Spencer-Jarrett, President of the Mothers’ Union and Miss Novlene Ricketts, Co Chair of the Women’s Conference Planning Committee, focus on the organisation’s 120th Anniversary celebrations
SEPT 1, 2019 The Rev. Canon Abner Powell, Rector of All Saints Church, West Street, reflects on his 42 years of ministry in the inner city.
AUG 18, 2019 Rev. Claude Campbell, Deacon in the Supplemental Ministry, shares his story of Christian Journey.
AUG. 11, 2019 “Living for Jesus” – topic based on Hebrews 11:8-16. Presented by Kemar Parchment – Youth Leader, Associate Evangelist Trainee and member of Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Molynes Road.
AUG. 4, 2019 Happy Independence!
Rev. Dwane Blackwood, Rector of the Gilnock Cure, will reflect on Emancipation Day (Aug.1) and Independence Day (Aug 6)
Lesson read by Brianna Stewart, Church of the Transfiguration, Leeds, St. Elizabeth.
JULY 28, 2019 Music plays an important role in our Liturgy. We highlight the Diocesan Summer Music Camp and hear Music from the students and those involved.
JULY 21, 2019 Rev Leslie Mowatt – Rector of The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, presents today on Being Mature in Christ.
JULY 14, 2019 Looking at Vocation with Canon Grace (repeat)
JULY 7, 2019 The Rev Canon Dr Georgia ‘Grace’ Jervis answers questions about Vocation within the faith community. She is the Director of Leadership Development and Training – Supplementary Ministry Programme.
JUNE 23, 2019 Our message today from Psalm 42 is by The Very Rev. David Reid, Rural Dean of St. Elizabeth and Priest-in-Charge of St. Thomas Church, Lacovia.
JUNE 16, 2019 First Sunday after Pentecost – Trinity Sunday
The new Archbishop of the West Indies will be interviewed – The Most Rev. Dr Howard Gregory
JUNE 9, 2019 Feast of Pentecost also known as Whitsunday – Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit.
Rev. Larius Lewis, Rector of St. Paul’s Church, Chapelton, speaks to us about Pentecost and what it means for us as Christians.
JUNE 2, 2019 Seventh Sunday of Easter
Feast of the Ascension was observed on Thursday 30 of May
Canon Michael Allen speaks to us about the significance of Ascension in our Christian journey.
MAY  26, 2019 Sixth Sunday of Easter
Children with Special needs is our focus this last Sunday of Child Month. We speak with Dr Sandra Hamilton a specialist in that field
MAY  19, 2019 Fifth Sunday of Easter
Today we speak to Mrs Phyllis Webster of the Mother’s Union about the Parenting Programme run by the MU.
MAY  12, 2019 Fourth Sunday of Easter
Second Sunday of Child Month
Rev. Douglas Barnes reads Bishop Howard Gregory’s Message to Children
Ena Barclay – Director of Schools – addresses Child Abuse issues – a presentation made at Synod 2019
MAY 5, 2019 Excerpt from Synod 2019 Charge  – Part 2 – Rt. Rev Howard Gregory – Diocesan Bishop of Jamaica
APR  28, 2019 Excerpt from Synod2019 Charge – Rt. Rev Howard Gregory – Diocesan Bishop of Jamaica.
APR 21, 2019 Easter Sunday
Our reflections today will be by Rt. Rev. Robert Thompson – Suffragan Bishop of Kingston
APR 14, 2019 Palm Sunday
Beginning of Holy Week – Rt. Rev Harold Daniel – Retired Bishop of Mandeville – will give us today’s message.
APR  7, 2019 Fifth Sunday in Lent.
Rev. Lt.Col. Denston Smalling –  Chaplain of the JDF – focuses on today’s Bible Reading. St. John 12:1-8
MAR 31, 2019 Fourth Sunday in Lent.
Rev. Annett Brown leads our reflection as we continue our focus on the impact of Jesus’ earthly journey.
MAR 24, 2019 Third Sunday in Lent.
Canon Garth Minott Anglican Warden of United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI) guides our meditation
MAR 17, 2019 Second Sunday in Lent.
Today we continue our focus on Jesus’ profound lessons. Mrs. Monisha Duncan, a student of UTCWI will lead and tell us about answering God’s call.
MAR 10, 2019 First Sunday in Lent.
Rev Douglas Barnes, Director of Christian Education and Dr. Eleanor Henry, Editor of the Intentional Discipleship Bible Study, shares with us this Mission through the Bible Study as a way of life and not just a season.
MAR 3, 2019 Today we speak with two of the first women ordained in the ministry. Canon Judith Daniel and Rev Dr. Patricia Johnson – as we continue to celebrate 25 years of women in Ordained ministry.
FEB 24, 2019 Seventh Sunday after Epiphany – Today we speak with Mrs. Spencer -Jarrett and the work of the Mothers’ Union.
FEB 17, 2019 Sixth Sunday after Epiphany – Rev. R.M. Jim Parkes of Christ Church Morant Bay – leads us with today’s message.
FEB 10, 2019 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany – The Very Rev Richard Tucker, Rural Dean of St. Ann – leads us with today’s message
FEB 3, 2019 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany – Archdeacon Winston Thomas, Rector of St. Gabriel’s May Pen, will lead today’s message.
JAN 27, 2019 Third Sunday after Epiphany – Rev Michael Elliott, rector of the Church of The Holy Spirit, Portmore, leads today’s message with reference to today’s Gospel.
JAN 20, 2019 Second Sunday after Epiphany – Jesus at the wedding in Cana – Today’s message led by The Very Rev. Sean Major-Campbell Rural Dean of Kingston and Rector of Christ Church Vineyard Town.
JAN 13, 2019 First Sunday after Epiphany – Baptism of Our Lord. Archdeacon Justin Nembhard – Rector of St. James Parish Church.
JAN 6, 2019 Archdeacon Patrick Cunningham, Rector for St. Luke’s Parish Church, leads today’s message of Epiphany                                                        

DEC 30, 2018
DEC 23, 2018
 DEC 16, 2018
DEC 9, 2018
Dec 2, 2018
NOV. 25, 2018
NOV. 18, 2018
NOV. 11, 2018
NOV. 4, 2018
OCT. 28, 2018
OCT. 21, 2018
OCT. 14, 2018
OCT. 7, 2018
SEPT. 30, 2018 Gospel Reading of the day found in St. Mark 9:38-50. Reflection lead by Canon Charles Manderson, Rural Dean for St. Mary and Rector for St. Mary Parish Church.
SEPT. 23, 2018
SEPT. 16, 2018
SEPT. 9, 2018
SEPT. 2, 2018
AUGUST 26, 2018
AUGUST 19, 2018
AUGUST 12, 2018
AUGUST 5, 2018
JULY 29, 2018
JULY 22, 2018
JULY 15, 2018
JULY 8, 2018
JULY 1, 2018
JUNE 24, 2018
JUNE 17, 2018 Last in our series on Children’s Home – Canon Hartley Perrin – Clifton Boys Home and Mrs Irene McDonald the Superintendent
JUNE 10, 2018 Healing Conference reflection and History with Bishop Harold Daniels 
JUNE 3, 2018 We talk with Sis. Myrel Moss from St. Monica’s Children’s Home
MAY 27, 2018 Bishop Leon speaks to us about the significance of Trinity Sunday
MAY 20, 2018 Pentecost – Rt. Rev Robert Thompson speaks about this high season in our Church
MAY 13, 2018 Highlighting our Diocesan Children’s Home – Celebrating Anniversaries – part 1 
MAY 6, 2018 Bishop Howard Gregory’s Children’s Message
APRIL 29, 2018 Anglican Schools Chaplaincy Programme is Highlighted – and the Impact it has made. With Mrs Nicola Elliott – St Hugh’s High for Girls and Mrs Hortense James at St. George’s Girls
APRIL 22, 2018  Rt. Rev Howard Gregory addresses the Nation in this excerpt of the Synod Charge of 2018
APRIL 15, 2018 Intentional Discipleship Training launched at 148th Synod. Rev. Douglas Barnes presents more on Discipleship.
APRIL 8, 2018 Highlights of Synod Charge of the Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory
APRIL 1, 2018 Easter Message from Rev. Khan Honeyghan – of St. Jude’s, Stony Hill with Kamesha, Jordan and Rohan – young members from the church.
MARCH 25, 2018 Intentional Discipleship Week 6 with Bishop Leon Golding – The final in this series 
MARCH 18, 2018  Intentional Discipleship Week 5 with Rev. Mary Graham and Mrs Joan Scott-Henry of St. George’s Church, Grand Cayman 
MARCH 11, 2018  Intentional Discipleship Bible Study Week 4 with Adrian Wallace from St. Michaels & All Angels Church,Shannay Morgan and Rev, Duane Blackwood
MARCH 4, 2018 Intentional Discipleship Bible Study Week 3 – With Sister Thera Edwards and Miss M. Haughton from St. Margarets Church
FEBRUARY 25, 2018 Intentional Discipleship Bible Study Week 2 – With Fr. Michael Elliott and O’Dayne Plummer
FEBRUARY 18, 2018 Intentional Discipleship Bible Study Week 1 – With Fr Michael Allen
FEBRUARY 11, 2018 Honouring our Retirees One of which is former host Hon. Barbara Gloudon
FEBRUARY 4, 2018 Intentional Discipleship Excerpt with Canon Kafwanka
JANUARY 28, 2018 Dr. Eleanor Henry – Talks about the Intentional Bible Study Book
JANUARY  21, 2018 The AYF with Craig Mears _ Youth Director and Former AYF Presidents
JANUARY 14, 2018 Bishop Robert Thompson
JANUARY 14, 2018 Bishop Leon Golding 
DECEMBER 31, 2017 Bishop Howard Gregory