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August 03, 2010
48th Anniversary of Jamaica's Independence at Hillside Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Georgia.

Georgia, USA - Jamaica celebrates 48th Independence in Atlanta

: Consul
General Katherine Smith recently participated in the Thanksgiving and
Ecumenical Service celebrations of the 48th Anniversary of Jamaica's
Independence at Hillside Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Georgia. 

She
is pictured with (left to right) Honourary Consul of Jamaica with
responsibilities for Atlanta Mr. Vi...

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August 11, 2010
The role of the church in nation building

Sometime ago, I was watching one of the many documentaries on the life of Jesus Christ, this one with the emphasis on His time prior to fully embracing and beginning His ministry.

Now before you cast me aside for using a documentary as the basis for my statement, particularly if the actual statement was not in the Bible, the author of the documentary sought to convey the impression of the struggl...

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November 01, 2010
Governor General attends church in London

Governor General Sir
Arthur Foulkes and Lady Foulkes and Bahamas High Commissioner Paul
Farquharson and Mrs Sharon Farquharson attended the 11 a.m. church
service at the Grosvenor Chapel in London Sunday morning with a group
of Bahamian students. The Governor General is in London to attend an
investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on November 3rd. Pictured
from left are: High Commissioner Paul ...

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February 16, 2011
Church in shanty town rent 'shock'

By NOELLE NICOLLS

Tribune Staff Reporter

nnicolls@tribunemedia.net

BISHOP Ross Davis confirmed yesterday that his Golden Gates World Outreach Ministries facilitated the collection of money from Haitian residents in a shanty town on behalf of a Bahamian, who claimed ownership.

Haitian residents in the village known as Government Yard off Carmichael are seeking a refund of the money they paid to...

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June 06, 2011
Politics, diplomacy and the church

A U.S. Embassy official claimed in a cable penned in 2003 that Bishop Neil C. Ellis -- who is repeatedly described in diplomatic documents as Perry Christie's spiritual adviser -- remarked that the then prime minister was not a "true man of God" although he was trying to be religious.
The American also wrote that at a meeting with Ellis at his Mount Tabor Baptist Church, he also remarked that Hube...

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July 02, 2012
In Nomine Patri

"The influence of the Catholic Church is woven into the very tapestry of our national life, often in ways we do not readily see."
- Sir Arthur Foulkes
As I sat in St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral during my father's funeral two weeks ago, surrounded by family and friends, I was compelled to reflect on the extraordinary and progressive contributions that the Catholic Church has made in The Bahamas ove...

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February 04, 2013
The Church in the Public Sphere

The main combatants in the gambling referendum were the numbers bosses and the church. The church won after being outspent by millions. The victory speaks to the continued significance of the organized Christian community in a society that, while being quite hedonistic, enjoys the outward signs of religiosity.

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March 11, 2013
Church in United Front After Vote on Fraser

Members of Pilgrim Baptist Temple joined hands and sang with one voice throughout yesterday morning's worship service, a stark contrast to the division observed last week when members voted on whether imprisoned Bishop Earl Randolph Fraser would remain head...

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US Vice Consul Cayer returns to church in The Bahamas
June 16, 2013
US Vice Consul Cayer returns to church in The Bahamas

Nassau, Bahamas - Returning to church and looking well after being assaulted last week
was Vice Consul in the US Embassy here in Nassau Kathleen Cayer. The
press was out in full force to greet and hear from her. Ms. Cayer said
The Bahamas is a beautiful place and the unfortunate incident was just
one bad person and not a representation of the entire Bahamas.

She is
pictured with Foreign Af...

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July 20, 2013
Bahamas Ecumenical Service held at historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church in downtown Miami

MIAMI, Florida -- A capacity crowd of Bahamians, Bahamian descendents, and friends of The Bahamas, gathered at the Historic St. Agnes Church, Miami Florida on Sunday to take part in an Ecumenical Service celebrating the Bahamas 40th Anniversary of Independence.
A cross section of Bahamian spiritual leaders from the South Florida area took part in the service. Highlights included the introduction...

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Court backs church in graduation row
August 10, 2013
Court backs church in graduation row

TWENTY-six students of the 2013 graduating class of St John's College had their hopes dashed yesterday when Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett ruled that while contracts did exist between those students and the Anglican Central Education Authority, the ACEA had the discretion to cancel their graduation ceremony and prom...

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July 30, 2014
St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Glinton's Long Island celebrates its Patronal Festival

Anglicans were sensitized to the intrinsic value of Mary Magdalene, after Jesus had called her from a life of sin and degradation, and told to put their own lives in context by Anglican Ordinand Eric Miller.
Miller was on assignment in South Long Island during the month of July. Working under the tutelage of Canon Harry Ward, rector of St. Paul's Parish in South Long Island, the ordinand conducted...

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August 24, 2011
New Designated Shelters on Cat Island

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The National Emergency Management Agency

advises the public that the following churches are now shelters on Cat

Island:

Church of God, Old Bight The Adventist Church in Cat Island

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November 02, 2011
The Bahamas - 150th Anniversary the Establishment of the Anglican Diocese and City of Nassau Stamp Issue

World Stamp News: Christ Church Cathedral (15c stamp) is the "Mother Church" of the Anglican/Episcopal Diocese of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The word 'Anglican' denotes that this church was originally the Church of England which came to the region during the colonial expansion and that this church is the same as the "Episcopal Church" in the United States of America.

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November 24, 2011
St. Matthew's Members Speak Their Piece

St. Matthew's Anglican Church on Shirley Street started off humbly and out of necessity to service the eastern community, and now it is one of the most loved churches in the Anglican Diocese.

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January 26, 2012
Methodist church meetings convened in Grand Bahama

Methodists were encouraged to be visionary and bold in the proclamation of the Gospel to demonstrate compassion for those in need during the hard, recessional times by veteran minister of the gospel, Reverend Joseph Emmette Weir.
The president emeritus of the Methodist Conference of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands spoke during the 200th annual session of the Methodist Church in The Ca...

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January 30, 2012
FNM risks alienating the Christian church with Sunday rallies

Dear Editor,
 
The Free National Movement (FNM) has stirred up a hornet's nest by holding its forum on a Sunday in Grand Bahama at Grand Lucayan Resort.  The event, dubbed 'Take 5' was held on January 15.  At this political event the FNM officially introduced its five candidates for Grand Bahama.  The governing party also held its national candidates launch on Sunday, January 2...

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February 28, 2012
Fasting in the season of Lent

On September 16, 2011 the Catholic Church in England and Wales returned to
the obligatory practice of abstaining from eating meat on Friday. The allowance,
after Vatican II, for self-motivated substitutions to this rule, resulted in the
erroneous widespread belief that the rule itself had been abolished. Not
surprisingly, fasting gradually disappeared from the ordinary lives of many
Catholics...

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March 01, 2012
Fasting in the season of Lent

On September 16, 2011 the Catholic Church in England and Wales returned to
the obligatory practice of abstaining from eating meat on Friday. The allowance,
after Vatican II, for self-motivated substitutions to this rule, resulted in the
erroneous widespread belief that the rule itself had been abolished. Not
surprisingly, fasting gradually disappeared from the ordinary lives of many
Catholics...

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March 16, 2012
Frances Vernitta Wilson, 89

Funeral service for Evangelist Mother Frances Vernitta Wilson, 89 yrs., a resident of #9 Hutchinson Street, & formerly of Forbes Hill, Exuma, who died on 2nd March, 2012, will be held at Mission Through Faith Church of God, Soldier Road, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Bishop Benjamin Gibson & Bishop Rupert Johnson. Interment follows in Old Trail Cemetery, Old Trail Road.
Left to che...

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April 26, 2012
Holy Spirit Anglican Church honors its stalwart members

A church is only as strong as its membership. This is something Father Peter Scott, priest at Holy Spirit Anglican Church ascribes to, and as the 73-year-old parish looks ahead to celebrate its diamond jubilee in 2014, it will honor 12 members annually until the big day.
This year, stalwarts Rudolph and Patricia Moseley, Val Turnquest, Livan and Eva Mortimer, Velma Burrows, Marguerite Dahl, Garne...

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May 11, 2012
Religious leaders hope new government will continue to do what's best for the nation and make good decisions for the good of the people in the years to come

The rigmarole that comes with election season is over and religious leaders say with the downfall of one government and the rise of another government, much is to be expected -- particularly in these trying times when unemployment is high, crime is skyrocketing and the country is still going through an economic depression. Religious leaders say it is imperative that the new government be "on the b...

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June 14, 2012
Celebrating men of worth

Whether he is called daddy, pop, father or papa, the man who steps up to the plate to take care of his children is often overlooked and society is quick to highlight when he is a deadbeat father, a drunk and even a criminal and slow to point out when he is doing something right. But churches today like Golden Gates World Outreach Ministries are hoping to turn this perception around.
Rather than ag...

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September 07, 2012
Nassau Police Arrests Suspect For Breaking Into A Church - Seek Public's Help In Solving Shooting - Uncovers Drugs - Arrests Wanted Suspect

Nassau, Bahamas - A 42-year old man is in custody for
questioning reference to Breaking into a Church, after police arrested
him on Thursday 6th September 2012.

 

Police reports indicate, that shortly after 12:00midnight Southwestern
Division Police acting on information received executed a search warrant
at the residence of the 42-year old suspect located at Colony Village.
During...

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November 01, 2012
New Covenant Baptist Church Gets A New Senior Pastor

The pastor who has been a member of the church for five years assumes the post as Bishop Simeon Hall retires from the senior pastor's position after 30 years.

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Bishop Simeon Hall to participate in All African Conference of Churches Annual Convention in Uganda
May 30, 2013
Bishop Simeon Hall to participate in All African Conference of Churches Annual Convention in Uganda

When the All African Conference of Churches meets in its Annual Convention in Kampala, Uganda in early June, Bishop Simeon B. Hall will be one of the participants.
The Uganda trip will be Hall's fifth preaching mission to the African continent. He has traveled to South Africa twice, and to Ghana, Nigeria and Egypt.
As vice president-at-large of the International Region of the Progressive Nation...

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