The Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (CJC) is in the process of restructuring two (2) of its largest pastoral Districts--Newport and Spaulding--in order to increase the level of pastoral care given to the members and to spur numerical growth in the areas of baptism and finance.
It is often said that the church is the hands and feet of Jesus. Others say that the power of the church is not most visible in the dynamic sermons, but in the service rendered to the community and especially the less fortunate of society. The Race Course Seventh-day Adventist Church in Race Course, Clarendon epitomizes these facts. Their most recent outreach initiative is evidence of these.
During a retirement dinner at the Neil’s Auditorium in Mandeville, Manchester, the Administrators of Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (CJC) took time out to express appreciation to Mrs. Veronica Turner, former principal of the Adventist owned and operated Campbell’s Castle Preparatory School (CCP) for giving close to 40 years of service to Adventist Christian Education.
A team of thirty-two (32) Seventh-day Adventist Doctors, Nurses, Pastors and volunteers from the Imani Praise Fellowship SDA Church in California, USA, Nursing Students from the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and members of the Bellas Gate District of SDA Churches, impacted the Bellas Gate Community through a week-long series of activities including free health clinics, revival meetings and Vacation Bible School (VBS).
The Marlie Hill Sabbath School, Newport District of Churches, has been organised as the 197th Church in the Central Jamaica Conference (CJC).
Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding turns on four brand new AC Units in the reception area of the HS Walter’s Health Centre. These machines were donated by the Central Jamaica Conference Administration in an attempt to improve the lives of the patients and workers there.