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"The Relevance of Christianity in a Post-Christian World"

The Rev Dr Garnett Roper, Ph.D., President of the Jamaica Theological Seminary, has been invited by the Savannah United Church to anchor a special weekend of activities to which the public is invited. This is centred around a Public Lecture entitled: "The Relevance of Christianity in a Post ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday May 07, 2015 11:47
Categories: Cayman Islands, Elmslie, Savannah, students, Youth | Tags: back to God, children, encouragement, evangelism, Jesus, Justice, new life, Renewal & Transformation, Savannah, starting over, 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


“Quite simply, it is the right thing to do.”

Chelsea Football Club, on 11th December 2014, became the first English professional football club to be accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Not only will their workers all now receive at least the established Living Wage, but the Club will be working with their contractors and agencies to ensure ...

Posted by: Administrator Tuesday Dec 23, 2014 10:05
Categories: Cayman Islands, relief | Tags: encouragement, helping others, Justice, Prayer, Renewal & Transformation, strengthening


You Can Help Save the Christians in Iraq

The attacks on and slaughter of Christians and others by ISIS in Iraq and Syria horrifies all right-thinking people. You can provide needed help: Christian Aid is a trustworthy way to make your contribution fast, online. (See website link on our LINKS page.) They are helping but need our support. ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Aug 15, 2014 13:35
Categories: | Tags: adversity, helping others, Justice, Prayer, strengthening


Inclusive Community –- Affirmation and Advocacy with and for people with disabilities

Representatives, from both Cayman and Jamaica, of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands recently participated in a seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, under the theme of  “Building an Inclusive Community – moving beyond accommodation to affirmation and advocacy with ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Aug 07, 2014 13:54
Categories: | Tags: helping others, Jesus, Justice, Renewal & Transformation, strengthening


Human Rights Commission – Congratulations and Appreciation to Members

The Reverend Donovan Myers, Minister of our Savannah United Church, has been appointed a member of The Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission for a period of three years, with effect from 1 April, 2014. In announcing the appointment, the Commission noted that Rev. Myers has spent over twenty years ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Apr 03, 2014 12:42
Categories: | Tags: Justice, Ministers, Savannah


Paying the Price

“… we found that you can provide all manner of goods and services to the poor, as good people have been doing for decades, but if you are not restraining the bullies in the community from violence and theft—as we have been failing to do for decades— that critical assistance ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Mar 06, 2014 14:33
Categories: | Tags: adversity, back to God, children, helping others, Justice


Human Trafficking: Advocacy and Justice in respect of Children and Young People

Beginning 13 March through 16 March 2014, the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) will host the Council for World Mission’s (CWM), Caribbean Region, Regional Assembly. Some seventy persons will meet at the Four Seasons Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica to focus issues relating to ...

Posted by: Administrator Tuesday Mar 04, 2014 09:00
Categories: relief | Tags: adversity, children, helping others, Justice, new life, Prayer, starting over, strengthening, Women


Cayman Prep and High School proudly presents J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls

Cayman Prep and High School proudly presents J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th March in our school hall (Walkers Road) at 7pm. The play is a gripping drama described by critics as ‘urgently thrilling’ and ‘unmissable’. It is ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Feb 27, 2014 13:28
Categories: Cayman Prep | Tags: Justice, 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


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