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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

 

Record Top Exam Passes At Cayman Prep

The percentages of top A*- B passes in A-Level, AS Level, and I/GCSE examinations at Cayman Prep and High School continued to show improvement this year. While the School obviously could not top its 100% achievement for students gaining 5 or more I/GCSE passes at A*- C that it reached in 2012, a ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Sep 20, 2013 15:37
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Back to Church, Back to Christ 8th September

Everyone knows that for many of us it can be hard getting back into the groove of heading off to worship service every Sunday morning after having taken a break, whether because of vacation, illness or other circumstances. Sometimes the ‘break’ drags on – and on! But we equally ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Aug 26, 2013 14:22
Categories: | Tags: Back to Church, back to God, starting over, strengthening, worship

 

Welcome News at Cayman Prep

On 1st August 2013, the Governors of Cayman Prep and High School gathered at the High School campus on Walkers Road to welcome the new Director of the School, Ms. Debra McLaughlin, who started that day, and to share with her their aims, hopes and aspirations for the School. The current main ...

Posted by: Administrator Tuesday Aug 20, 2013 08:59
Categories: Cayman Prep, Prayer, students, Youth | Tags: children, new, Prayer, students

 

UNITED CHURCH YOUTH CAMPS 2013

Mrs. Casandra Morris and Mr Noel Wallace, who, once again (for which the Church must be especially grateful) served as  Camp Coordinator and Camp Director, respectively, have reported their delight with the attendance and other outcomes at this year’s Teens’ and Children’s ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Aug 15, 2013 14:38
Categories: | Tags: Boys, children, evangelism, Girls

 

Girls Brigade Hosts International Gathering

Under the theme: “ Christ is Love ... Let the Whole World Know”, the Cayman Islands Girls Brigade has been hosting the Girls Brigade   Caribbean and Americas Fellowship (“CAF”) Camp 2013 and the AGM of the CAF. An Opening Service was held at Elmslie Memorial United ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Jul 19, 2013 13:07
Categories: Cayman Islands, Youth | Tags: children, Girls, Girls Brigade, helping others, Jesus, Prospect Youth Centre, strengthening, worship

 

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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