These are the Church News for 16 May 2021.
Have a blessed week ahead.
BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES
Below is a list of our members and adherents who will be celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the coming week. If you are also celebrating your special date during this period and your name is not listed, please visit our “Birthdays / Anniversaries” page to update your information.
Charmaine & Donahue Martin – Anniversary
D. J. Crawford
Patrick Dawson (o/s)
Biannca Hall (o/s)
Joseph Prendergast (o/s)
Richard Beckford (Rev,)
Donahue Martin Snr.
Xavier Ricketts (o/s)
Camele Wilson (o/s)
Dominic Elrington (o/s)
Matthew Henry (o/s)
Saturday, May 22, 2021 “Children’s Rally” at 3:00 pm with Uncle Keith from Open Air Campaigners.
Also, remember we have Children’s Church every Saturday at 3:00 PM via ZOOM. So you may contact Sisters Michelle Dinald or Carol Blake for the Link. You may also contact the Church Office.
Youth Ministries Meeting
The Youth Department meets every Friday evening at 7:30 pm via ZOOM. So please contact Sister Dionne Richards for the Link and join us.
We continue to celebrate the month of May as “Family Month”. Therefore, on May 19th Sister Paula Blake-Powell will present on “The Missionary Church Association in Jamaica’s Children’s Policy” at 7:00 PM.
We conduct our series on ZOOM and also stream live on our YouTube channel.
Information on how to join these Studies is also provided by email and posted in the various WhatsApp groups. Therefore, please invite family/friends/co-workers to join us each Wednesday. Also, please share the link with everyone.
Sister Dionne Richards, the GMC Youth Director, is our speaker for Children’s Sunday, May 16, starting at 9:00 AM. We also transmit this service live via ZOOM and YouTube.
We welcome your feedback regarding our Bible Studies and Sunday Services. So call or email the office or any of the Elders or Deacons. You may also email us via our website at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our sincere condolences to our Sister Ann Logan and family on the passing of her mother Sister Olive Campbell. Sister Campbell passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Sister Pauline Campbell is now recuperating from surgery. So please remember her in your prayers.
Also, please remember to pray for the “Sick and Shut-Ins“, as well as those classified as vulnerable. In addition, remember to stay in touch with each other as we return from isolation and separation.
Issues Relating to Covid-19
These are updated national measures on Covid-19 under The Disaster Risk Management Act – September 07, 2020.
For Worship Services: – Worship services will be permitted with a maximum of 30 persons, including officiating clergy, worshippers and I.T. Personnel as required. The designated Authorized Form will no longer be required.
In Addition Weekend Curfews: – On Saturdays, the curfew will commence at 6:00 pm and end at 5:00 am. On Sundays, the curfew will commence at 2:00 pm and also end at 5:00 am.
On Sunday, May 23, 2021, the curfew will begin at 2:00 pm and ALL-DAY on Labour Day Monday 24, 2021 until Tuesday, May 25, 2021, ending at 5:00 am.
For Funerals: – Funeral Services are PROHIBITED. Only burials are permitted. 10 Mourners are allowed at the burial with an additional 5 to include clergy, gravediggers and undertakers.
Persons 60 years and older who are required to work from home and otherwise, must stay home. They are, however, permitted to leave home once per day for medical care, food, exercise and other essentials of life.
Also, please remember to pay very close attention to the periodic updates and advisories issued by the relevant authorities relating to COVID 19.
So please remember to call and pray with one another. Also, keep safe, practice social distancing, wash hands and clean surfaces regularly.
Most importantly, remember to wear your masks, sanitize, and maintain the 6 feet physical distance. Also, let us keep in touch and encourage each other, especially during these very challenging times.