Family News, Announcements

The Church News for 26 June 2022

The Church News for 26 June 2022 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.

Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.

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.

June 26th

Sonia & Morris Dean – Anniversary

June 27th

Melissa Baugh
Worrick Bogle
Joelle Cummings
Stephanie Cummings
Aston Walker

June 28th

Nicholas Beckford
Pauline Garvey
Wickham Smith
Darlene & Carl Jones – Anniversary

June 29th

Giselle Thomas
Shirley & Paul Wilson – Anniversary

June 30th

Caleb Allen (o/s)
Devonie Roomes-Henry
Gabrielle Lawson
Sandra & Paul Simpson – Anniversary

July 1st

Sharna Grandison Drysdale
Lorraine Lewis
Monica Powell
Roy Reynolds Jr. (o/s)
Rachael & Delorn Dixon Anniversary

July 2nd

Patricia Dacres (o/s)
Denzel Drydale
Violet McNaughton
Lydia kay Simpson

Prayer Meeting and Bible Studies

We meet for our weekly Prayer Meeting session every Wednesday starting at 7:00 PM on ZOOM. This is followed by our Bible Study at 8:00 PM on ZOOM and YouTube. The presenter will be our own Reverend Mark Dawes and his focus continues on “The Eternal Security of The Believer“.

Grace Youth Ministries (GYM) Meeting

The Youth Department meets each Friday at 7:30 PM via ZOOM. So please contact Sister Dionne Richards for the Link and join us.

Sunday School

Welcome back to Sunday School at GMC! In-person Sunday School classes for all age groups resumed on June 5, 2022, from 8:00 – 8:55 AM.
(However, Covid containment protocols will be observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization)

Prayer, Praise and Testimonies

We have “Prayer, Praise and Testimonies” sessions on the last Sunday of each month @ 7:00 PM via ZOOM. Please join us for a time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal on the platform.

Sunday Service

We transmit our Worship Services from the Sanctuary each Sunday at 9:00 AM via ZOOM and stream on our YouTube Channel. The Speaker for this Missions Sunday is Reverend Richard Beckford.

Membership and Baptism

We ask anyone desirous of Baptism or Membership, please indicate your interest to the Church Office or speak directly with Reverend Mark Dawes.

GMC Connect Card

The GMC Connect Card is available on our Membership Page and from members of our Team of Ushers. We invite you to complete and submit the card to help us to get to know you better. This will help us to provide the spiritual support you may need from time to time.

We welcome your feedback regarding our Bible Studies and Sunday Services. Your comments will help us to grow and serve you better. So call or email the office or any of the Elders or Deacons. You may also email us via our website at We greatly appreciate your feedback.

Other Announcements

Elder Mary Clarke wishes to convey to the Fellowship, her deep appreciation for the many expressions of love and prayers during her recent illness. She has said that the many prayers have contributed to significant improvement in her condition and she is trusting the Lord fully for total healing as she recuperates. Let us keep praying for her full recovery.

Also, word has come that Reverend Garnet Roper is in need of our prayers as he recovers from the effects of two mini stokes. Please continue to intercede on his behalf during this time.

The funeral service for Mrs. Carmen Joyce Kennedy, mother of Sister Andrea Kennedy, will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at the Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist, 7 Mannings Hill Road, Kingston 8. So please remember Sister Kennedy and her family in prayer, at this time.

We continue to be very thankful to God for successful back surgery for our bass guitar player, Brother Cordel Rattray. Please continue to pray for his complete recovery as he recuperates.

Music Month – June 2022

June is Music Month. During this time special focus will be given to worship through the music of different genres. Therefore, each Sunday we expect to have with us speakers and musicians whose God-Given gifts and talents will enrich the worship experience.

Our theme this year is Psalm 150 – ‘Let everything that hath breath, Praise the Lord‘. So let us pray for a rich time of blessing as we honour God with our praise.

The MCAJ invites the participation and support of Grace Missionary Church in the following events.

Date: Online Week of Prayer and Prayer WalkDate: Weekend Crusade
August 21 – 28, 2022August 26-28, 2022

Additional information will be provided as the dates approach. So please continue to pray for the success of these ministry initiatives.


Please continue to pray for God’s healing touch for our members who are at this time recuperating. 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 during our time of isolation and separation.

Sick and Shut in 15 May 2022
Sick and Shut-In List

Resumption of Church Activities

With the rescinding of the DRMA COVID-19 Containment Measures, plans are being made for a gradual resumption of other ministry activities in ‘face-to-face’ mode’. These will be guided by the Enforcement Measures under the Public Health Act. We will provide additional details as soon as we finalize the arrangements.

Covid-19 Update

The COVID-19 virus containment measures are now governed by the Public Health Act Regulations, effective March 18, 2022. The recommended protocols are:

  1. Hand Washing and Sanitization.
  2. Mask Wearing in enclosed spaces (highly recommended, but not mandated).
  3. Maintaining Physical distance (highly recommended, but not mandated).
  4. Remaining at home if you are feeling unwell.

Also, please remember to pay very close attention to the periodic updates and advisories issued by the relevant authorities relating to COVID 19.

Please remember to call and pray with one another. Also, keep safe, practice social distancing, wash hands, and clean surfaces regularly.

In addition, remember to wear your masks, sanitize, and maintain 6 feet physical distance. Also, let us keep in touch and encourage each other, especially during these very challenging times.

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