United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands
THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


THE UNITED CHURCH IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

CAYMAN ISLANDS REGIONAL MISSION COUNCIL

Calendar of Events 2018
"Renewal and Transformation - Discipleship for Life”

Synod Focus: January to March “The Word in Worship”
January 2018
01    New Year’s Day Garden Party – Webster Memorial Manse -10:45 a.m.
03    Council Office Reopens
04    Meeting of General Secretary and Regional Dep. Gen. Secretaries - Jamaica
06    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church - 7:30a.m.
06    Church School Teachers’ MAT- 9:00 a.m.
06    Women’s Fellowship Executive Meeting -10:00 a.m. Council Office
07   1st   Sunday after Epiphany      Liturgical Colour white
07-14     Week of Prayer – East End Gun Bay Charge  
08    Council and Bethesda Staff Meeting 12:30 – 3:00 pm
09     Meeting of Council Treasurers - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
10    Meeting of Property Chairs -     Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm  
13    Girls' Brigade National Council Meeting - Savannah United Church Hall at 9:30am
14   2nd    Sunday after Epiphany
14 -19     Keswick Meetings – First Baptist (evenings)/Family Life Centre (lunch hour)
15   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect-5:30 pm
20   YLNE Annual General Meeting - Council Office, Prospect      9:00am
21    3rd Sunday after Epiphany
22   National Heroes Day (Public Holiday)
27   Council Meeting – William Pouchie Memorial Church 9:00am
27   Girls’ Brigade Service Project – Prospect Youth Centre
28   4th Sunday after Epiphany
28   Women's Fellowship Sunday
28 – Feb 3    Women's Fellowship Week
29   Council Executive Meeting – Council Office 5:30 pm * Post Election meeting



February 2018
03   Women’s Fellowship Council Breakfast Venue: Morritt’s Resort
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
04   5th Sunday after Epiphany
10   Leadership Development Training –The Call to Serve- 9:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
11   Transfiguration Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
14   Ash Wednesday – Council Prayer Gathering 7:00 a.m. / Prayer and Pizza 12:00 noon 
16-17 Girls Brigade Overnight Camp – Prospect Youth Centre
17   Leadership Development Training –Word in Life/Worship 9:00 a.m. -12:00
                                                                  noon
17   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship ‘Tea- Time’
18   1st Sunday of Lent –Liturgical Colour Purple
19–21 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja.      
22-23 Moderators’ Ministers Retreat
24   Leaders’ Retreat – East End/ Gun Bay Charge
24   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
25   2nd Sunday of Lent
26   Family Sunday Fellowship (Potluck) - Savannah United Church

March 2018

02   World Day of Prayer 
03   Leadership Development Training-UCJCI-History/Ethos 9:00 am -12noon
03   Girls' Brigade Tea Party - At the Whitakers in North Side World Day of Prayer
03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
04   3rd Sunday of Lent
08   International Women's Day
09-11 Mission Weekend- Elmslie Memorial
10   YLNE/Council Sports and Fellowship Day –Truman Bodden Sports Complex
                                                                                 3:00 p.m.
10   Webster Memorial Women’s Fellowship Tea Party and Hat Parade
11   4th Sunday of Lent
11   Launch of Girls' Brigade Week: Worship Service – Elmslie Memorial Church 10:30 am
13   Bethesda Management Board Meeting – Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
16-17 Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, Ja.
17   Girls' Brigade Fun Day - Prospect Youth Centre
18   5th Sunday of Lent
18   Webster Memorial – Intercultural Sunday
19   Council Executive Meeting - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30 p.m.
22   Earth Day
24   Leadership Development Training -The Elder - Role and Responsibilities   
                                                                 /Lifestyle -9:00-12:00 noon
25   Palm Sunday
26 -29 Holy Week Services in Congregations
29   Maundy Thursday Service –Savannah
30   Good Friday – Services   - Baptism -Savanah United
31   Youth Symposium – East End Gun Bay Charge
31   William Pouchie Memorial Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry

SYNOD FOCUS: APRIL-JUNE: ADULT MINISTRIES - YOUNG ADULTS/WOMEN AND MEN

April 2018
01   Easter Sunday    Liturgical colour – white or gold
02   Easter Monday Public Holiday/ Webster Memorial - Picnic at Coe Wood Public Beach
07   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church -7:30 a.m.
07   Church School Teachers’ MAT -9:00 a.m.
07   Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting – 10:00 a.m.
08   2nd  Sunday of Easter – Liturgical colour white
10   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office- 5:30 p.m.
11   Property Chairs MAT Meeting Council Office -5:30 p.m.
14   Leadership Development Training – The Sacraments 9:00 am -12:00 noon
15    3rd  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
15   Convocation -Jamaica
22    4th  Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
22    Convocation –Cayman Venue TBA      9:00 a.m.
25   Administrative Professionals Day– Congregations Administrative 
                                                                Staff at Council Office 12:30pm -3:00 p.m.
28   Girls’ Brigade Council Meeting -9:30 am –Savannah Hall
29   5th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white

May 2018

05   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
06   6th Sunday of Easter Liturgical colour white
06   Church School Rally - Venue TBA -3:00 -5:00 pm
12   Leadership Development Training- Worship 9:00 -12:00 noon
12   Girls' Brigade Service Project
13   Ascension Sunday Liturgical colour white /Mothers’ Day
14-16 Synodical Standing Committee Meetings - Synod Administrative Centre, Ja. 
20   Day of Pentecost or Whit Sunday
21   Discovery Day (Public Holiday)
22   Council Executive - Council Office, Prospect at 5:30pm
26   Council Meeting – John Gray Memorial -9:00 am
26   Girls’ Brigade Display & Awards Evening -4:00 pm
27   Trinity Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
27   Webster Memorial Anniversary Service    11:00 a.m.

June 2018
02   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30a.m.
02   Leadership Development Training – Mission/ Evangelism Symposium
                                                                   9:00a.m.-12:00 noon
02   Girls’ Brigade Move-a-ton p.m.
03    2nd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
09   Leadership Development Training - Stewardship /Discipleship -9:00 am-  
                                                                   12:00 noon
09   William Pouchie Men’s Fellowship Fish Fry
10   3rd Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
10   Leadership Development Training- Service of Dedication – Elmslie Memorial 
        5:30 pm
11 Queen's Birthday (Public Holiday)   Taste of East End –East End United Church
12-14 Clergy Retreat and Capacity Building – Cayman Kai
16   Girls’ Brigade Picnic
17   4th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
17    Fathers’ Day
20   CPHS Year 13 Leavers Ceremony 6:00 p.m.
23   Women’s Fellowship Retreat
24   5th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
27   CPHS Year 11 Graduation - CPHS High School Site 6:00p.m.
30   Girls’ Brigade National Council Meeting –Savannah United 9:30 a.m. 

SYNOD FOCUS: JULY- SEPTEMBER: MINISTRY TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH
July 2018

01   6th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
02   Constitution Day (Public Holiday) Gun Bay Garden Party
02-06 Vacation Bible School –John Gray Memorial– 8:30 a.m.
02-06 Vacation Bible School – Savannah United–     5:30 p.m.
03   Treasurers’ MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect 5:30 p.m.
04    Property Chair MAT Meeting – Council Office, Prospect -5:30 p.m.
07    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30 a.m.
07           Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting 10:00 a.m. 
07-12    Teens' Camp - Prospect Youth Centre

08 7th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green 
08-13   Evangelism Outreach – East End Gun Bay Charge
14-19   Children's Camp - Prospect Youth Centre
15   8th  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22   9th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22        William Pouchie Memorial – Evening of Music
23-27 East End Gun Bay Vacation Bible School 
29   10th   Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
August 2018

04    Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church
04    Church School Teachers’ MAT –9:00 a.m.
05 11th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
12 12th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19 13th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
19   Harvest Service Webster Memorial
26 14th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green


September 2018

01   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church 7:30 a.m.
02   15th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
08   Choir Retreat - Webster Memorial United Church
09   16th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   17th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
16   Back to Church Sunday (All Congregations)
16   Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Gun Bay United 9:30 am
17   Council Executive Meeting- Council Office, Prospect
18   Bethesda Management Board Meeting - Bethesda Counselling Centre 5:00 pm
21   International Peace Day
22   Girls’ Brigade National Council - Annual General Meeting
23   18th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
29   Council Meeting – East End United Church Hall
30   19th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
30   Harvest Thanksgiving – East End United
30    Service of Induction – Rev. Euthman Wray -Robert Young Savannah Charge -

SYNOD FOCUS: OCTOBER – DECEMBER - ADVOCACY

October 2018 - 

01   International Day of Older Persons
06 – Church School Teachers’ MAT
06    Women’s Fellowship Council Executive Meeting
07   20th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
07    World Communion Sunday/ *Service for Older Persons /Rally – Gun Bay
09   Meeting of Congregation Treasurers (Budget and 3rd Quarter Review)
10   Meeting of Property Chairs - Council Office, Prospect

13   Girls Brigade Officers’ Training
14   21st Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
14   CPHS Staff Appreciation Service - Savannah United Church
20   Prayer Retreat – Savannah United
21  22nd  Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
22-27 Committee meetings and Central Mission Council Meeting- Kingston, 
           Jamaica
28   Reformation Sunday (Pulpit Exchange) Liturgical Colour red
28   Rally – East End United Church

November 2018

03   Men's Fellowship Breakfast - Elmslie Memorial United Church at 7:30am
04   All Saints Sunday Liturgical Colour white /CWM Sunday
11   25th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
11   Remembrance Sunday: Service at the Cenotaph – Elmslie Memorial Church
12   Remembrance Day (Public Holiday)
17   Lay Pastors’ Capacity Building – Council Office -9:00 am – 12:00 am
18   26th Sunday after Pentecost Liturgical Colour green
18   Anniversary Service – William Pouchie Memorial 
25   Christ the King Sunday – Liturgical Colour white
25    Harvest Service – Savannah United
25   Women's Fellowship Thanksgiving Service - Venue TBD
26   Council Executive Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office, Prospect at   5:00pm
26   Council Meeting (Budget Approval) - Council Office at 6:00pm

December 2018
01  World AIDS Day/Men’s Fellowship Breakfast  Elmslie Memorial United Church  7:30am
02   1st Sunday of Advent - HOPE/ UCJCI - Union Sunday/ Liturgical Colour purple 
                                                                        or blue
02   Girls’ Brigade -Christmas Carol Service
02   Male Chorale – Christmas Cantata – Elmslie Memorial Church
03   International Day of Persons with Disabilities
09   2nd Sunday of Advent – PEACE * Council Service for Persons with Disabilities
09   Cantata – Savannah United
16   3rd Sunday of Advent - JOY
16   Children & Youth Christmas Programme - Savannah United Church
17-19   Christmas Package Distribution - Savannah United Church
17   Community Care Basket Distribution - Webster Memorial United Church
20   Synod & Regional Mission Council Offices close for the Holidays
23   4th Sunday of Advent - LOVE
23   Children's Christmas Concert - Bodden Town & North Side Charge
25   Christmas Day (Public Holiday)/ Christmas Day Services
26   Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
26   North Side Garden Party - William Pouchie Memorial Church Grounds
29   East End Garden Party
31   Watch Night Services


Missions and Mission Opportunities

"I know of no two things that can change your life like God and education. Both transform you from the inside out."

These words, ascribed to Mr. John Fountain (a reporter for the New York Times when quoted in Guideposts Magazine), could perhaps sum up the views and vision of our Church’s founding fathers. Today education remains our single largest mission beside the direct proclamation of the Gospel. Below is a brief synopsis of the main missions currently undertaken or supported by the United Church in the Cayman Islands as well as in Jamaica and internationally. If you would like to help with any of these missions in any way, or would like to learn if we are involved in another mission field that you are particularly interested in, please do contact our Council Office or any of our ministers.
 
                                                 Bethesda Counselling Centre
Bethesda Counselling Centre – This counselling centre was started in late 2007 in response to growing need for counselling in a rapidly changing Cayman, where it was felt that an emphasis on Christian values and perspectives in professional, therapeutic healing and strengthening of the whole person would better address the core problems being experienced by many in our modern society. Persons who serve as counsellors (both full-time and part-time) are professionally qualified to provide the wide range of counselling offered, for adults and children, including marriage, pre-marital and other couples counselling, crisis, serious illness, grief and family counselling. (The Centre does not, however, provide Mental Health Serrvices or Medical Services.)

The Centre is located in its own separate offices at: Unit 4, 68 Mary Street in George Town in order to provide privacy and convenience of access for the many persons working and attending schools in George Town. It has been outfitted to provide a feeling of peace and comfort for those who visit (see video link here). From Monday through Friday, flexible hours are maintained for the convenience of clients; all sessions are by appointment. The Centre is largely subsidised by the Church so that all who need someone to talk to professionally on such issues can avail themselves of the service, but those who can afford to are asked to make a donation to help ensure the long term availability of the facility as it is separate from the pastoral counselling which the Church has always provided free of cost through its congregational Ministers.

For a brochure or more information:  
Contact the Bethesda Counselling Centre at 946-6575 (or 923-6488)
Email: bethesda@candw.ky.
Website: http://www.bethesdacounselling.ky 


Learning Institutions

Cayman Prep and High School
Cayman Prep and High School
Since 1949 the Cayman Prep and High School has been educating residents of Grand Cayman to the finest international standards. The School uses the English educational system, offering Cambridge IGCSE examinations, ‘AS’ and ‘A’ Levels. Results in all of these examinations have been exemplary, with multiple passes at the top grades. Not only are these examinations, particularly the A Levels, one of the main qualifications to gain acceptance at the top UK and other Commonwealth universities, but the Cambridge International Examinations Centre has advised that “Cambridge qualifications are recognised and accepted by over 450 universities in the US, including all Ivy League Universities, MIT and Stanford”. Please contact the School or view its website for further details.
Senior Department
559 Walkers Road
P. O. Box 10013
Grand Cayman KY1 - 1001
Telephone: 949 – 9115
Fax: 949 – 9811
E-mail: HSoffice@cayprep.edu.ky
Website: www.cayprep.edu.ky
Infants and Junior Department
242 Smith Road
P. O. Box 10013
Grand Cayman KY1 - 1001
Telephone: 949 5932
Fax: 949 5535
E-mail: PSoffice@candw.ky
Priority Registration deadline is October 28, 2016 (click for more info.)

International University of the Caribbean
International University of the Caribbean
In 2004 the Church took the decision to register the International University of the Caribbean ("IUC") in Jamaica with the intention initially of combining its three institutions offering tertiary level education (Knox Community College - though this was deferred, Mel Nathan Institute and ITLD) under this umbrella. A key feature of the University is its distance learning centre (named in honour of the late Caymanian Educator and stalwart of the United Church, Mrs. Hyacinth Conolly), which will greatly facilitate the delivery of accredited degrees and other educational programmes outside of physical classrooms and across borders. The University does however have a number of campuses spread around Jamaica. The IUC was officially launched on 24th November 2005. 
 


Other major missions in Grand Cayman


After School Programmes - With most parents (and grandparents) not able to structure their work schedules to be home much before 6pm or later, there is a dangerous gap after the normal school day ends around 3pm, when care and supervision can be problematic, or non-existent, for many of the Island's children. The United Church in Cayman a number of years ago recognised that not only were children at risk because of the lack of supervision, and that this risk multiplied when the children reached adolescence, but many children were not reaching their true academic potential. Discussions with teachers suggested that this latter problem could well be due to the lack of time and attention being devoted to homework and study, or, for younger children, the lateness of the hour when working parents can turn to this. We sought to respond to this need because we knew that Jesus would do so, and we were determined to ensure that at least some of the child's homework would be completed while under our care, though we were conscious of not attempting to take away completely this important part of parents' responsibility to their children. Our Congregations also have other Youth activities in the afternoons and evenings which have much to offer to all children. We currently operate two After School Programmes in West Bay and Savannah. Volunteer help or assistance with food and funding will always be welcomed - and needed!

Senior Citizens Programmes - all of our Congregations have programmes for the Senior Citizens in their District; these are for all residents of the area and are not confined to our members. We also conduct services at the Pines Retirement Home in George Town, the Golden Age Home in West Bay and Sunrise Cottage in East End.

Adult Education, training and literacy programmes - Some of our Congregations (e.g. East End United Church and Savannah United Church) offer training in computer literacy, reading and other literacy skills.

Assistance for those in need - Each Congregation responds to persons in their communities who need assistance in various ways. These include food baskets/pantries, transportation to clinics, etc., and other care. Our Congregations are also involved in outreach to the prisons and other institutional facilities, such as homes of care or rehabilitation for youth, and assist with substance abuse agencies.

Pastoral Counselling - Our ministers spend much of their time providing counselling on a wide range of matters on a private, pastoral, basis to persons within and without the Church, and will make referrals to Bethesda Counselling Centre or other specialist agencies as considered appropriate. Our Youth Workers also work in this way with young people and their parents.

Radio Ministries - Worship the Lord can be heard every Sunday morning 7:45 - 8 on Radio Cayman (some of which are carried on our "Sermons" page). Our West Bay Congregation presents "Consider This" Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at approximately 7:40 a.m. on Radio Cayman One, 89.9FM.

Wheelchair Van - our Congregation in West Bay owns and operates a wheelchair van, which is used for the benefit of the community, as we share God's love in this way. Please contact them if we can help you with this service.

 wheelchairvan


Other Major Missions Internationally

In Jamaica, the United Church owns and operates two Children’s Homes and also provides a full range of educational, vocational training and job creation opportunities in the Kingston inner city area, providing hope and opportunity to residents from kindergarten through adulthood. These are tremendous opportunities through which to make a difference in the lives of orphans, other children and young people, and if you would like to assist in any way, please contact the Synod office directly or, in Cayman, the Council Office or one of our Congregations. The Church in Jamaica also operates a Senior Citizens Home and a Rehabilitation Centre for aging prisoners.

Internationally, we sponsor a nurse at a clinic in Haiti, who is a missionary from our Church in Jamaica. In addition to providing medical services and training community nurses, she operates feeding programmes, particularly for children. Our Congregations, particularly Elmslie, also undertake other missions to Haiti, Mexico and other countries and have relationships with partner Churches and other agencies providing various kinds of assistance to children and others in need. As a member Church of the Council for World Mission (CWM), we are also able to assist fellow Christians and other persons around the world through international assistance programmes and in times of national emergencies, famine, etc. Both our Church in Jamaica and other fellow member Churches of CWM are also active in relation to HIV/AIDS and persons suffering in this way, and we can provide assistance through any of them.

If you prefer your assistance to others to be in a more businesslike form, perhaps because of concerns about creating a dependency on giving, you may be interested in investing in Oikocredit, which has been in the microfinance business for over 30 years - before microfinance became the popular lending business it is today. The UCJCI is a member of Oikocredit, thanks to CWM. Through loans provided by (and duly repaid to) Oikocredit, coupled with their hard work and integrity, the lives of many people in the poorest countries of the world have been transferred by being able to start and successfully carry on a sustainable business. For further details go to: www.oikocredit.org

If you would like the opportunity to help with or in any of these missions, please contact the Council Office or the Minister of one of our Congregations.

"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress …" James: 1: 27 (a)


United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands