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Hundreds Attend Independence Church Service in UK

Posted on: August 8, 2013 12:22 PM
Southwark Cathedral
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[Jamaica Information Service] Hundreds of Jamaicans from across the United Kingdom attended the annual service of praise and thanksgiving hosted by the Jamaican High Commission on Saturday, August 3.

The service, which was held at the Southwark Cathedral in London, traditionally signals the start of Independence celebrations in the UK.

Jamaica’s High Commissioner, Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet Assamba, who read the Prime Minister’s Independence Message, told the congregation that there was strong determination and immense confidence in Jamaica that the country will succeed and create greater opportunities for future generations.

This confidence and determination, she said, comes from the love and dedication shown by Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora.

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