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February 16, 2011
Bishop Randy Fraser denies sex allegations

Pastor Earl Randolph Fraser on Tuesday passionately denied a string of sexual allegations brought by a teenage member of his church.
Fraser, pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church on St. James Road, is accused of having an affair with a 16-year-old that allegedly began in July 2005 and ended in February 2006. Prosecutors allege that Fraser abused his position of trust by allegedly beginning the sexual relationship with the girl who had come to him for counseling.
The girl has alleged that she had sex with Fraser at his church before services began on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Fraser said, “I must be a moron or a monster to engage in such activities before going to preach the word of God.” ...

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February 23, 2011
State Recognised Memorial Service for Dr. Keva Bethel set for February 24th

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
at

11 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. A private committal
will follow.

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...

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February 17, 2011
Hundreds pay respects to Bishop Michael Eldon

Hundreds gathered yesterday to pay tribute and bid farewell to the first Bahamian Anglican Bishop of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos.

The funeral service for Bishop Michael Hartley Eldon was held at Christ Church Cathedral on George Street yesterday morning.

Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, Cabinet ministers, MPs, senators and members of the opposition were in attendance for the service, as were nine Anglican Bishops from around the region.

Bishop of the local Diocese Rev Laish Boyd delivered the sermon to the large congregation, describing Bishop Eldon as a "special individual, who had many gifts and an endearing personal ...

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February 16, 2011
Final farewell to Bishop Eldon

Friends, family and followers filled Christ Church Cathedral yesterday to remember the life of Bishop Michael Hartley Eldon, retired Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos. Several commonalities about him underpinned every tribute.
First was his amazing memory, which was said to be envied by politicians. But exceedingly resounding were the stories of his gentle, optimistic and inspiring nature, which made him popular and very much loved.
Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes, who paid tribute to Bishop Eldon and his family on behalf of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, spoke of his love and popularity across the country.
“He mirrored this love with his prodigious ...

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February 22, 2011
World famous Bishop John Shelby Spong to speak in The Bahamas

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.

John
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...

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February 21, 2011
Exuma Church Softball League RESULTS

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 ...

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February 15, 2011
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COLLEGE of the Bahamas president and scholar in residence Keva Bethel died at Doctor’s Hospital early this morning following a grave illness.
Her passing follows that of her brother Michael Eldon, the first Anglican Bishop of the Bahamas, who died on February 7, and whose funeral will be held at Christ Church Cathedral in George Street, downtown Nassau, at 11am today.
Dr Bethel was seriously ill with cancer and had been diagnosed with cancer just months ago.
She is survived by her daughter Nicolette Bethel-Burrows and son Edward Bethel, who were at the hospital when she died at around 5am.
Her celebrated 50 year career in education culminated in a 16 year tenure as president of the College o ...

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February 15, 2011
Rt. Rev'd Bishop Michael Eldon hailed as an outstanding Bahamian

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
Bahamians.

 

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...

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November 30, 2010
Fred Cadman who served his community well

IN HISTORIC Trinity Methodist Church yesterday afternoon the last chapter in the life story of a little Welshman, who touched the lives of so many generations of Bahamians, came to an end.

Fred Cadman, 89, a man with an easy smile, a constant chuckle and a hand always extended in friendship, was born in the remote parish of Cileau-Aeron on the river Aeron in Wales on June 10, 1921.

His early life was not easy and during the depression years he had to work hard with his parents, and elder brother to survive. The boys planted the vegetables and coaxed eggs from the chickens.

Matriculating at 15 he entered St David's College in the nearby town of Lampeter where at 19 he earned his Bachelor...

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January 27, 2011
Chapel on the Hill to host 'The Power of Worship: I'm Still Alive'With violence among young people becoming more prevalent in the last year, many church leaders are looking for ways to address this issue. Restoration KingdomMinistries will be hosting ldqu

With violence among young people becoming more prevalent in the last year, many church leaders are looking for ways to address this issue. Restoration Kingdom?Ministries will be hosting “The Power of Worship,?I’m?Still?Alive,” a youth conference to be held at the Chapel on the Hill church geared toward changing the violent and godless mindset that many youths have today.
The three-day conference will be action-packed. Johnathan Farrington, a member on the organizing committee, said that it will be something you will not want to miss.
The conference begins tonight and runs until Saturday, January 29.
“This is something that the youth and older folks will want to ...With violence among young people becoming more prevalent in the last year, many church leaders are looking for ways to address this issue. Restoration Kingdom?Ministries will be hosting “The Power of Worship,?I’m?Still?Alive,” a youth conference to be held at the Chapel on the Hill church geared toward changing the violent and godless mindset that many youths have today.
The three-day conference will be action-packed. Johnathan Farrington, a member on the organizing committee, said that it will be something you will not want to miss.
The conference begins tonight and runs until Saturday, January 29.
“This is something that the youth and older folks will want to ...

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