Recent News

Brazilian Students Granted Right to Skip Sabbath Exams, Classes

Brazil’s religious liberty advocates think that a bill recently passed by a committee in the Chamber of Deputies — the nation’s Lower House — is a milestone for students who observe the biblical seventh-day Sabbath in that South American nation. Members of the Constitution, Justice, and Citizenship Committee (CCJ) passed ...
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Unprecedented numbers of migrants and refugees means new religious freedom challenges, say scholars

As the number of migrants and refugees worldwide continues to surge, a panel of scholars convened last month by the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) says more must be done to deal with related religious freedom challenges. The IRLA’s 19thMeeting of Experts, held in Cordoba, Spain, brought together renowned scholars ...
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Inter-America’s Chiapas Mexican Union Takes the Win During Final Annual Bible Competition

Edna Maurice Ventura of the Chiapas Mexican Union earned the top spot when she beat 23 peers as the grand prize winner today during Inter-America’s final Bible Connection competition held in Belize City, Belize. Ventura scored 730 points after answering 60 questions on the Books of Matthew and Mark, as ...
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Values And Attitudes Need A Reset

The nation’s values and attitudes need to be reset and the Church has a crucial role to play in bringing this about, according to a senior official in the Ministry of National Security. Acting Chief Technical Director Shauna Trowers told a research conference, hosted recently by the School of Religion ...
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WJC shows Appreciation to Security Forces serving St. James SOE

On Sunday, November 11, 2018 the members of the security forces who serve, primarily, under the State of Emergency in the Parish of St. James, were showered with appreciation by the West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists during the First Annual Security Forces and Youth Mentorship Prayer Breakfast at the ...
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Over 200 baptized during Preach-a-thon 2018 in CJC

At least 90% of the 53 pastoral districts in Central Jamaica Conference (CJC) of Seventh-day Adventists were engaged in one, two or three weeks of evangelistic series for  Preach-a-thon 2018. As a result, 216 persons were baptized for the period November 3-24, 2018. Pastor Jermaine Swaby (left) of the Hellshire ...
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#missionproject19 WJC Countdown: Granville, Cave, Lambs River & Cornwall Mountain

With approximately 50 days until the execution of the Mission Project 2019 programme, that runs between January 19 and February 9, 2019, churches are embarking on numerous community outreach projects and healthy lifestyle promotion initiatives, and are impacting lives across the West Jamaica Conference. This is in keeping with the ...
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Our History

A Brief History of the Jamaica Union Conference and its Five Regions...

After 104 years of existence, the territory of West Indies Union Conference was reorganized during a Ceremony of Separation, which took place at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) on Monday, November 29, 2010...

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