#MissionProject19 WJC Countdown: Chambers Pen, Mount Salem, Seaford Town and Dias

  •   Contributed/France Chambers
  •  Friday, December 14, 2018

Things are warming up as we draw nearer to the Mission Project 19 execution date. We continue, this week, to share updates from programmes surrounding the Mission Project 2019 Initiative and this week we are sharing some highlights from the Chambers Pen District and the Dias Church.  We hope that as you read and view you will be inspired to do your part wherever you are in the Conference. We are 35 days--7 Weeks (as of Sabbath, December 15) away from the main event.

 

The events below are organized according to the time that they occurred.

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A community member listens to a nurse on duty at the Dias Seventh-day Adventist Church, Dias, Hanover during a health fair on Sunday, December 9, 2018. | PHOTO CREDITS:  Contributed

 

DECEMBER 9

 

Chambers Pen

  1. The Adventist Youth Federation from Chambers Pen District, under the leadership of Pastor Norman Thompson and Associate Pastor, Throy Jones and their team of members have conducted a Health Fair and fun day on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Chambers Pen Basic School, Chambers Pen Hanover. There were over 50 persons registered for various medical and non-medical services, while a lot more persons enjoyed the fellowship and camaraderie of the sporting activities on the day.

 

Mount Salem

  1. The Mount Salem Congregation was also busy on Sunday, December 9, taking care of the elderly members of the community at the Church grounds. Numerous senior individuals were treated to foot spas, massages, hair care and a dinner. The initiative was organized by the community outreach team ROTOM (Reaching Out to Others and Members) group and the Community Services Department. Pastor Vencot Dyer serves as district Pastor for the Mount Salem, Farm Heights and Cornwall Courts Congregation.

  

Dias

  1. Over 50 persons in the Dias Community benefited from a health fair that was put on by the Dias Congregation at the Church premises. The day’s event also made available various medical and non-medical services to community members including: eye testing, massages, vital sign checks (blood-pressure, blood-sugar, BMI [body mass index] etc.) along with counselling services.

 

Visitors to the health fair were also served free lunches. Approximately 12 individuals made up the team which included medical missionaries, doctors, nurses and other medical personnel. Pastor Christopher Johnson, who was on location, conducted the devotion, as part of the spiritual emphasis and during the day individuals had their special prayer requests lifted up by other church leaders.

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A doctor at the Seaford Town Health Fair on Sunday, December 9, 2018, engages a community member at the Seaford Town Church, Westmoreland. | PHOTO CREDITS:  Michael Fletcher

 

Seaford Town

  1. In the fourth of such an event within the last month, the Seaford Town District, under the leadership of Pastor Floyd White, was involved in another health fair at the Seaford Town Church. It was organized by the Seaford Town Church and saw approximately 50 persons benefiting from the various medical services. Pastor Joseph Smith, Ministerial Secretary of the Jamaica Union Conference, who will be conducting a major evangelistic series in the District was on hand to fellowship and charge the attendees.

 

 

Feel free to share your updates with us at communication@westjamaica.org or info@westjamaica.org Send us your pictures and videos that others can be encouraged others with your testimonies and experiences. Please caption the submitted pictures and provide the date, venue and the type of event when sending your information to us.

 

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