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Jamaica

Discipleship focus for new Primate of the West Indies, Archbishop Howard Gregory of Jamaica

Discipleship for a Church in transition will be a key focus for the new Primate of the West Indies, Archbishop Howard Gregory of Jamaica.

07 June 2019

Bishop of Jamaica, Howard Gregory, elected to serve as Archbishop of the West Indies

The Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Howard Gregory, has been elected to serve as Archbishop and Primate of the West Indies.

28 May 2019

Anglicans from Caribbean dioceses train for disaster preparedness and resilience

Anglicans from Caribbean islands have been taking part in a training workshop in Grenada to help them prepare and plan for disasters.

15 March 2019

Jamaica’s Registrar General apologises to Bishop of Kingston over marriage dispute

The Registrar General’s Department has apologised to Bishop Robert Thompson after he was stripped of the right to conduct marriages.

08 August 2018

Fire-ravaged home for girls in Jamaica re-opens in time for 100th anniversary

A home for girls in Jamaica which was all-but destroyed by a devastating fire in 2015 has been re-opened by Bishop Howard Gregory.

21 March 2018

Bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offences consultation

The Bishop of Jamaica has called for a clearer definition of rape, equality for male and female victims, and for rape in marriage to be outlawed.

04 August 2017

Jamaican Anglicans pool efforts for lasting community change

Anglicans in Jamaica have begun pooling their work and skills so that local churches’ “little efforts” can combine to make a big difference. This pioneering approach to mission, dubbed the Anglican Togetherness Group (ATG), is being supported by the Anglican mission agency United Society.

19 January 2016

"Jamaica Praying" - a manual for HIV and AIDS has been launched

A resource book titled Jamaica Praying: a manual for HIV and AIDS sensitive liturgies and sermons was launched last week by the United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI).

24 February 2015

Jamaican Anglicans focus on environment

Worshippers packed St Mary the Virgin Church for the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands St Andrew Deanery Day service last Sunday.

18 February 2014

Anglicans in Jamaica, Cayman Islands to raise funds for the Philippines

This weekend Anglicans in the Caribbean are planning to raise more funds for the typhoon-struck Philippines.

13 December 2013