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Elmslie - Reaching Out Across and Over the Waters

The George Town Charge’s newsletter for August is filled with reports of interesting Missions recently undertaken across the seas, from Jamaica, where a group visited our Church’s Mt. Olivet Boys Home (picture on the left), to South East Asia, with a wonderful story out of Haiti as well ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday Jul 29, 2015 13:10
Categories: Elmslie, Encouragement, relief | Tags: Boys, children, Elmslie, encouragement, Haiti, strengthening

 

Because 'Love Came Down' - even in the face of domestic abuse

“Merry Christmas – God loves you”. With those words, young Chrissie McLean of Gun Bay United Church captured an enduring truth that she wanted some other children, both younger and older than herself, to be reminded and reassured of. In all circumstances, even in times of ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday Dec 24, 2014 07:54
Categories: Christmas, Encouragement, Prayer, relief, Youth | Tags: adversity, back to God, Boys, children, encouragement, Girls, helping others, Jesus, Justice, Prayer, Renewal & Transformation, starting over, strengthening, Women

 

CHRISTMAS: A TIME WHEN ...

A reminder and wishes for all, in which we join, by the Rev. Harry Bodden, one of our retired Ministers (still avery active in serving Christ!): FOR US IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS, THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER SEEMS TO MARK ITSELF OFF FROM THE REST OF THE YEAR. IT BEGAN WITH WHAT THE WEATHERMAN TOLD US WAS A ...

Posted by: Administrator Tuesday Dec 09, 2014 12:16
Categories: Cayman Islands, Encouragement | Tags: Jesus, starting over, strengthening, worship

 

“WOMEN GATHERED FOR L I F E” (Loved, Inspired & Fulfilled for Eternity)

The United Church’s Women’s Retreat, to be held at the Reef Resort, East End, on the weekend of June 13th – 15th, will feature a wide range of activities, seminars and fellowship opportunities. These include Exercise/Wellness/Meditation, Sunrise Breakfast Buffet and other special ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday May 07, 2014 07:52
Categories: Encouragement, Robert Young | Tags: adversity, emotional burdens, encouragement, helping others, new life, Prayer, Renewal & Transformation, starting over, strengthening, Women

 

“Let’s Stay Together”

Elmslie United Church has launched the plans and promotion for the 2014 series of the popular marriage enrichment programme, “Let’s Stay Together”, which they have offered very successfully each year since Valentine’s Day 2011! This year, the starting night will be on Monday ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Jan 13, 2014 12:58
Categories: Elmslie, Encouragement | Tags: Marriage, Renewal & Transformation, strengthening

 

Cayman Scenes brighten Mt. Olivet Boys Home

The boys of Mt. Olivet Boys Home in Jamaica will have some colourful new scenes from Cayman this Christmas, thanks to some other boys and girls, high school art students at Cayman Prep and High School and the other students who contributed to providing some custom made placemats for the ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday Dec 18, 2013 06:45
Categories: Cayman Prep, Christmas, Encouragement, students | Tags: Boys, children, encouragement, helping others, Renewal & Transformation, strengthening, students

 

Lifetime Achievement Award for “Ms. Janilee” - Golden Apple for Mr. Rennie

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, which is responsible for the Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching in the Cayman Islands, has announced that at the 2013 Awards Ceremony, “Mrs. Janilee Clifford, a stalwart in education, was bestowed the Golden Apple Lifetime Achievement Award ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Dec 06, 2013 12:52
Categories: Cayman Islands, Cayman Prep, Encouragement, Robert Young, students, Youth | Tags: children, strengthening, students

 

From Bibles to Baby Supplies – Renewing our Commitment to Domestic Abuse Victims

Domestic Abuse (including the especially abhorrent sexual abuse and other abuse of children) has been a core mission concern for the United Church. The pictures at the left and below show some of the ways our John Gray Memorial Church expressed its care in this respect on Saturday 23rd November, as ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Nov 25, 2013 13:57
Categories: Encouragement, John Gray, relief, William Pouchie | Tags: adversity, children, helping others, John Gray, Justice, North Side, starting over, strengthening, Women

 

Silent Witness Marchers Called to Speak Out Loudly!

The 13th Annual Silent Witness March in support of those who have suffered as a result of domestic violence took place on Friday 18th October under the auspices of the Business and Professional Women Club of Grand Cayman. This year, at the behest of, and in association with, the Family Life Centre, ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday Oct 23, 2013 15:40
Categories: Cayman Prep, Encouragement, Prayer, relief, students | Tags: adversity, children, emotional burdens, encouragement, Girls, helping others, Justice, new life, Prayer, Renewal & Transformation, strengthening, trees, Women

 

Full Ahead at Cayman Prep!

Graduations, other impressive accomplishments, and new Director at Cayman Prep Forty-eight I/GCSE students graduated on 25th June from the Year 11 Graduating Class of 2013, 19 with Honours and another six graduated with Merit. Thirteen students shared the Subject Prizes, with Utkarsha Basu ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Jul 08, 2013 13:25
Categories: Cayman Prep, Encouragement, National Awards, students, Youth | Tags: children, exam results, helping others, strengthening, students

 


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