Adlai Blythe attempts to counter secularism

DOVER, St Mary:

Executive secretary and treasurer at the North East Jamaica Conference (NEJC) of Seventh-day Adventists, Adlai Blythe, describes himself as “a second-generation Adventist who was born and raised in the Church”.

After spending more than 20 years working in the public sector as an administrator and accountant, Blythe joined the conference at its inception in 2006 and spent the next eight years ministering throughout St Mary before taking an administrative role last December.

Speaking from the NEJC headquarters in Dover, St Mary, Blythe explained that although the Church had amassed a sizeable database of members in St Mary and Portland, more strategies designed to attract and retain young people were essential if the effects of secularism are to be countered.

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