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Breaking Strongholds Through Community Involvement

NERMC UCYAAM – A Voice in the Wilderness! The spirit of the Lord is upon me…to proclaim the [Good News] to those who have lost hope.” – Isaiah 61 (paraphrase) Imagine going to bed without the slightest thought of danger

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That All May Have Life in Fullness

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The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands – Young Adult Action Movement’s Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention Project Aware that the National Young Adults Action Movement (UCYAAM) was not having as much impact across the denomination as they wished, coordinators Rev. Sadekie Little-Forbes and Mrs. Janet McConnell

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Breaking Strongholds Through Community Involvement

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NERMC UCYAAM – A Voice in the Wilderness! The spirit of the Lord is upon me…to proclaim the [Good News] to those who have lost hope.” – Isaiah 61 (paraphrase) Imagine going to bed without the slightest thought of danger and waking up shortly after midnight to chaos, fire, and

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The Fast that God Has Chosen

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Jones Town Baptist Church Lives the Isaiah 58 Ideal Wishing to cater to the whole family and the wider community, Rev. Doreen Wynter and her team at Jones Town Baptist (along with parent congregation Bethel Baptist) decided to think outside the box and transform an abandoned housing development lot into

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Untold Stories

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[ezcol_1half] AUTHOR BIO: Buju Banton (Mark Anthony Myrie) is a Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae musician. He is known for recording songs dealing with sociopolitical topics. He is a convert to Rastafarianism, and much of his music reflects his spirituality. He is a controversial figure on several accounts, but our

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Introduction: To the Least of These…

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Have you ever had a moment where you wondered ‘What am I here for?’ or tried to figure out how your congregation (or entire denomination) could better connect with the surrounding community? Maybe you even quit your job, closed your business, made plans to move to another country hoping to

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