Think on These Things (2019)

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.


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