The Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and the owners of the House of Blessing Lifestyle Centre (HBLC), a US-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a five-star quality lifestyle center/resort on a part of the property at Camp Verly in Spring Gardens, St. Catherine.
In a letter addressed to the Central Jamaica Conference Executive Committee, dated July 13, 2016, Pastor Ronnie Henry, Executive Secretary of Conference, informed the Committee of his decision to retire in January 2017.
The Adventist Church in Central Jamaica through its Health Ministries Department established its annual Health Summit and Lecture Series in memory of the late Hiram S. Walters, the first President of CJC. The inaugural summit was held on the on the weekend of July 9-10, 2016 at the Sydenham SDA Church in St. Catherine.
The Good Samaritan Inn (GSI), which has been serving the needs of street people for the past 12 years, opened a new health center last week at its headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica.
Pharmacologist and Dental Surgeon, Dr. Lincoln Edwards, is the new President-Elect of Northern Caribbean University (NCU). Dr. Edward’s was elected on Sunday, June 12, 2016, during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Seventh-day Adventist-owned institution at the Adventist Church headquarters in Mandeville, Jamaica.
Young people in Central Jamaica Conference (CJC) of Seventh-day Adventists and its environs now have access to confidential counseling which may be accessed at their leisure, thanks to a special telephone counseling service dubbed, “OSAY (Operation Save a Youth) Helpline”.
The Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (CJC), through the Parish Development Action Committee (PDAC), contributed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) towards a crime-fighting initiative called “Project Hope” which has been organized by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the May Pen Ministerial Fraternity.