Faith Formation CHILDREN

Objectives of the Sunday School Sunday school is an agency of Christian Education. It is a community of believers (usually but not limited to children) where the common goal of discovering God is pursued through worship, fellowship, and learning. It allows all engaged in this ministry to read, respect, and navigate the …

Faith Formation Parents

William Barclay writing about the early Church stated:“The Church was far more concerned with the transmission of life, not facts. As the early Church saw it, the school is at best only an adjunct to the home. It is the parent who is responsible for bringing the child into the …

VBS 2021 – Online

A Letter for Coordinators and Volunteers of VBS 2021: Transform: Agents of Change Greetings My Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As we embark on another VBS journey, we do so this year knowing that we want toengage our children and their families with God’s Good News while acknowledgingthe challenges that …

Servers Retreat & Commission

On February 8-9, 13 young people gathered with Rev. Douglas Barnes and the team from the Education and Youth Department at the Rectory in Highbury, Morant Bay St Thomas for their first Servers’ Retreat. This retreat indeed did help in deepening our understanding of the Eucharist, the Liturgy and the important role we play …

ADVENT GREETINGS

Hello Everyone, it’s Advent time again. Advent is a season of preparation for the celebration of God’s incarnation.  The season of Advent lasts for four Sundays leading up to Christmas. As a church, during Advent, we look back in celebration of Christ’s coming as a child, while at the same …

Children’s Hymn (2018)

Tune: My Hope is built – CPWI #456 ) Words: Rev. Douglas Barnes Music/Tempo Train up the child God’s love to own Show them the way His hand to hold God’s perfect will, must be their goal Help them to give to God their all CHORUS: Train up the child …

Christian Education

Sunday Schools | Altar Servers | Seminars | Lay Readers’ | Publications |  What is Christian Education orFaith Formation? The process by which the body of Christ is brought to its fullest potential in its goal of ChristlikenessLawrence O. Richards What is the Goal of Christian Education? Christian Education,“…must raise the critical consciousnessof Christians and call …

Advent Study & Reflection 2017

  Have you ever wondered how our ancestors worshipped God even amidst what we are told in history as trying? They worshipped, they communicated through song. We have come to know these songs as Negro Spirituals or just Spirituals. During Advent, the season of preparation for the coming of the …

Lenten Study Resources 2017

  Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, presents the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection as viewed through the eyes of those who witnessed them. The Sign and the Sacrifice explores the meaning of the cross and the significance of Christ’s resurrection, discussing what these events meant to Jesus’ followers in …

Cathedral Chapter (Canons)

    Dean : Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Archbishop Howard Gregory Suffragan Bishops: Rt. Rev. Leon Golding Archdeacons : Venerable Justin Nembhard, Venerable Patrick Cunningham, Senior Canon : Very Rev. Canon Collin Reid Canons Very Rev. Canon Charles Manderson           Very Rev. Canon the …