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Member of indigenous community is first woman to be ordained in Guyana

The diocese of Guyana has its first ever female Deacon. Rita Hunter was ordained last Saturday at Christ Church in Georgetown by the Bishop of Guyana, the Right Revd. Charles A. Davidson.

16 June 2017

New vision for youth in West Indies

Youth directors in the West Indies have held a meeting in Barbados to develop a strategic plan for youth ministry in the region.

06 June 2017

Lenten ashes distributed in vegetable market in the Caribbean

The market square market in Kingstown, the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines, became the venue for an Ash Wednesday service this week.

03 March 2017

Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands launches Boys' Home rebuilding fund after fire

The Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands is appealing for donations after a boys’ home that it ran for more than fifty years was completely destroyed by a fire.

14 February 2017

Hurricane Matthew effects on Bahamas' schools and churches revealed

The Bishop of several West Indies islands hit by Hurricane Matthew last month has spoken of how the diocese “fared relatively well”.

04 November 2016

Windward Islanders pray for nation, vocations and evangelism

A 24-hour prayer vigil is taking place on the Windward Islands as people are asked to pray for their “parish, archdeaconry, diocese and nation.”

30 September 2016

Dodransbicentennial anniversary for 12-island diocese

A year of celebrations marking the 175th anniversary of the West Indies’ Diocese of the North Eastern Caribbean and Aruba was launched on Sunday.

01 September 2016

Young West Indies Anglicans to be Agents of Change

The Anglican Alliance held a training programme for young people across the West Indies, helping them to develop a vision of positive change for their local community.

10 August 2016

Archbishop of West Indies: "We live in Paradise, but it is very fragile"

The Caribbean is a “paradise” but it is “very, very fragile” and under threat from environmental damage, the Archbishop of the West Indies said.

19 July 2016

Caribbean youth discuss Five Marks of Mission

Some 160 young people from across the West Indies will meet in Grenada next week for the third Provincial Youth Gathering.

05 July 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.