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Nassau, The Bahamas
- The Cabinet Office has announced that a State-Recognised Memorial
Service will be held for Dr. Keva Marie Bethel, CMG, Ph.D., on Thursday,
24th February 2011.
The service will be held
11 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. A private committal
Officiating will be the
Very Rev'd Patrick Adderley, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Vicar
General; the Rt. Rev'd Laish Boyd Sr., Bishop of the Diocese of The
Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands...
Retired Assistant Commissioner
of Police Basil Dean was accorded a full military funeral during a Mass
of Resurrection on Tuesday, February 22 at Christ Church Cathedral.
Minister of National Security the Hon. Tommy Turnquest paid tribute
during the service which was attended by Commissioner Ellison Greenslade
and the High Command of the Royal Bahamas Police Force. Mr Greenslade
was buried in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery.
Basil was born in New
Providence to William Dean and Mable Ingraham (nee Ferguson). As a
child he had the habit of reading detective novels along with doing the
other normal things boys do. That curiosity led Basil to join the Royal
Bahamas Police Force July 16, 1966, before Majority Rule was achieved...
Nassau, Bahamas - The Carl Jung Society of Nassau presents author and lecturer,
Bishop John Shelby Spong who will speak on "The Christ Call to a New Vision of Oneness" at the New Providence Community Centre (NPCC), on Blake Rd. on
Tuesday, February 22 · 6:30pm - 9:30pm.
Shelby Spong, whose books have sold more than a million copies, was
bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark for 24 years before his
retirement in 2001. His admirers acclaim him as a teaching bishop who
makes contemporary theology accessible to the ordinary layperson -- he's
considered the champion of an inclusive faith by many, both inside and
outside the Christian church...
THE Exuma Church Softball League continued its regular season Saturday with the following results posted:
St John's Baptist 11,
Church of God 4
Brian Strachan and Ken McPhee both had perfect nights, going 3-for-3 to lead St John's to victory. Wencil Smith went 2-for-2 in a losing effort for Church of God.
Mt Olive's 15, Soul Winners 7
Reno Curling had one home run, and along with Kevin Ellis, they both went 3-for-3 in their victory. In the loss, Craig Deveaux and Michael Cox both were 2-for-2.
* St Peter's won by default
over Bethel Baptist
Palestine Baptist 11,
Mt Ebenezer 8
Jeffrey Johnson went 3-for-3 and scored three runs in the win. In the loss, Mar ...
Bishop Earl Randolph Fraser may be going through one of the greatest trials in his life --but he’s still celebrating.
And his congregants are celebrating too, in the midst of a sexual misconduct trial involving their pastor.
Hundreds, including Fraser’s defense lawyer Jairam Mangra and his family, gathered at Fraser’s Pilgrim Baptist Temple, St. James Road, on Sunday to observe his 16th pastoral anniversary.
The 53-year-old bishop is on trial for alleged sexual misconduct with a former member of his church.
The 16-year-old girl’s family filed a criminal complaint against Fraser after they barged into the church in April 2006 during a Palm Sunday service and alle ...
NASSAU, The Bahamas - Prime
Minister the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham called on Bahamians to commit
themselves to greater community services and involvement, in paying
tribute to the late Dr Keva Bethel.
A State-Recognised Funeral
was held for the pioneer in education on Thursday, February 24, 2011
at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. Dr Bethel died Tuesday,
February 15, at Doctors Hospital...
Nassau, The Bahamas
- Bahamians gathered at Christ Church Cathedral Tuesday, February
15 to honour the life of the late Right Reverend Michael Hartley Eldon.
During a service of thanksgiving he was recognised as a loyal, forgiving,
outstanding educator, teacher and family man, and one who believed in
Bishop Eldon, 79, served
the Anglican Diocese for some 50 years as a priest, of which 25 was
as a bishop. He was the first Bahamian Bishop of the Diocese, then known
as Nassau and The Bahamas including the Turks and Caicos Islands. He
also served as a teacher and assistant master at St. John's College.
He died on February 7 after a long illness...
Bishop Earl Randolph Fraser on Thursday admitted to having sex in his church office, but insisted he only engaged in sexual activity there with his wife.
The 53-year-old head of Pilgrim Baptist Temple on St. James Road was explaining the presence of semen on the carpet at his church office during his sexual misconduct trial before Deputy Chief Magistrate Carolita Bethell.
He is accused of having an illicit affair with a 16-year-old female member of his church who had come to him for counselling. Prosecutors allege that Fraser abused his position of trust by having the alleged affair from July 2005 to February 2006.
The woman, now 21, has alleged that she had sex with Fraser at the church before servic ...
It seems that at least once a year the issue concerning a lottery in The Bahamas raises its head. Each time the subject comes up, it raises arguments among members of the public and puts up the dividing wall between the church and government. Yet, each year the subject comes up, the same arguments prevail and the same results are experienced.
Nothing happens and the subject dies down.
Of course the Christian Council continues to stand against the formation of a lottery, claiming that it would further sink this country into a mire of immorality.
With a high crime rate, an increase in sexually transmitted diseases, a high rate of high school drop outs, an ever increasing turn by many to alternative l ...
The Anglican Diocese and the wider community are mourning the loss of one of the country’s most beloved church leaders, Bishop Michael Hartley Eldon, who died early Monday morning after suffering a long illness.
Bishop Eldon, 79, was known for his personal touch. He was a good priest and a humble man who lived a fairly simple life. He was a model for priests and religious leaders at a time when more and more church leaders are becoming known for ostentatious behavior.
“In every respect, he was a giant of a man,” the Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Island said of Bishop Eldon in a statement released shortly after his death.
He was loved and highly res ...