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Adventist Church mourns loss of stalwart Church Leader

The Seventh-day Adventist community has been plunged into mourning following the sudden passing of Church Leader, Political Commentator and University Administrator, Martin Henry on Tuesday night.

Henry was a Senior Elder in the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church and was a member of Executive Committee in East Jamaica Conference. Reports are that he collapsed suddenly after an interview at Television Jamaica’s studios where he spoke about the about the passing of former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga.  He was rushed to the Medical Associates Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Henry, served as the first elder of the Guava Gap SDA Church in St. Andrew where he was a member for more than twenty five years. He was seen as a man of integrity who loved the Lord and lived by the principles of the Bible.

In reacting to the news of Elder Henry’s passing, EJC President, Dr. Eric Nathan said his passing is a great loss to the church and community. “He was a seasoned, long time senior leader in the church. He was a lay preacher, first Elder and a member of the EJC Executive Committee. Just as how the world would go to him for comments, the conference would go to him for fatherly advice.”

Pastor Nathan reflected on Martin Henry as a man with the utmost respect for church leadership and noted that humility was a hallmark of his character.

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