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About Us

Central Jamaica Conference is one of 5 conferences within the Jamaica Union of Seventh-day Adventists. Its territory contains the parishes of Manchester, St. Catherine and Clarendon. These parishes contain approximately 35% of the population of Jamaica. CJC is the largest membership on record; topping 90,000 members.

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Central Jamaica Conference serves the community and its members through the various ministries that mirror the departments of the world-wide Adventist Church. Each ministry/department is geared toward nurturing, equipping and empowering the churches for service to community. These include, but are not limited to ministries for children, youth, women, family and much more.

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There are 220 churches and companies within the territory of Central Jamaica Conference. Each church is organized for service within the community through worship, community outreach and evangelism. Our services are held on Saturdays (9:15 am - Sunset), Wednesdays (7:00 - 8:30 pm) and Sundays (7:00 - 8:30 pm). All are welcome to attend.

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We observe Special Days and Events outlined by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. We also host events (regular and special) that are unique to our culture and needs. Annual events include Constituency Meetings, Camp Meeting and Lay Institute, Youth Camps and Conventions. Each event provide opportunity for fellowship with members and community.

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We join with our worldwide Adventist partners to provide multimedia content that entertains, inspires and equip for service and mission. We support all media ministries of the church (international and local), including Hope Television, 3ABN, NCU MEDIA GROUP, Bless TV and much more. We also produce in-house radio and online video programs.

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We serve our community through various institutions. These include two schools--the Willowdene Group of Schools and Campbell's Castle Preparatory, one health care--H.S. Walters Health Centre and a camp site, Camp Verley.

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Promoting Good Stewardship

Support the mission in the Central Jamaica Conference (CJC) of Seventh-day Adventists by committing to Putting God First. I PROMISE TO PUT GOD FIRST Is an indication of spirituality Is one of the most tangible ways to experience God! Is God’s way to fund the mission of the church Is a way to practice Jesus’ Lordship in your life Is a way to worship the Creator God Is a way to help those who are in need Join Pastor Wayne Smikle, Stewardship and Trust Service Director, CJC in sharing this special message

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Our beliefs

Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are meant to permeate your whole life. Growing out of scriptures that paint a compelling portrait of God, you are invited to explore, experience and know the One who desires to make us whole.

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Not satisfied with just serving in the Seventh-day Adventist Church through preaching, teaching, and…


CJC countdowns to Camp Meeting and Lay Institute 2022

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In keeping with the Youth Month celebrations, on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, youth leaders assumed…


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