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East Jamaica Conference Communication Department 74 Constant Spring Road ▪ P.O. Box 181▪ Kingston 10 ▪communication@ejcsda.com website: http://ejcsda.com May 2, 2013 To: All Pastors, Elders, Leaders and Church Members Dear Brethren: Sincere Christian greetings! Please see important dates and events of the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists below: Item # Page # Vision One Million Celebration- May 4, 2013 EJC hosts Children’s Convention at Stadium Community Church – May 4, 2013 Publishing Ministries Department celebrates Publishing Day- May 11, 2013 Notices from the Education Department Notices from the Youth Ministries Department Notices From The Childre n’s Ministries Department Notices From The Women’s Ministries Department Notices From The Sabb. School/ Personal Ministries Department Gordon Town SDA Church hosts Blessed Hope Gospel Series NCU hosts Projects’ Day 2013 - May 25, 2013 Schedule of Upcoming Events in the EJC (1) Vision One Million Celebration - May 4, 2013 We have planned for it, worked for it, prayed for it, and together we now prepare to reap the harvest for the Lord! This is just a gentle reminder that Sabbath May 4, will be another exciting Vision One Million Celebration and we expect to see a number of our local churches engaging candidates in baptism. We encourage you to make this Sabbath a special day of Praise and Thanksgiving! We look forward to the Lord’s Harvest! 1 " id="pdf-obj-0-3" src="pdf-obj-0-3.jpg">

East Jamaica Conference

Communication

Department

74 Constant Spring Road P.O. Box 181▪ Kingston 10 Jamaica W.I. Tel: (876) 924-1061-3, Fax (876) 924-0263. E-Mail:

May 2, 2013 To: All Pastors, Elders, Leaders and Church Members Dear Brethren:

Sincere Christian greetings! Please see important dates and events of the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists below:

Item #

Page #

Vision One Million Celebration- May 4, 2013

Vision One Million Celebration- May 4, 2013

EJC hosts Children’s Convention at Stadium Community Church – May 4, 2013

EJC hosts Children’s Convention at Stadium Community Church – May 4, 2013

Publishing Ministries Department celebrates Publishing Day- May 11, 2013

Publishing Ministries Department celebrates Publishing Day- May 11, 2013

Notices from the Education Department

Notices from the Education Department

Notices from the Youth Ministries Department

Notices from the Youth Ministries Department

Notices From The Childre n’s Ministries Department

Notices From The Children’s Ministries Department

Notices From The Women’s Ministries Department

Notices From The Women’s Ministries Department

Notices From The Sabb. School/ Personal Ministries Department Gordon Town SDA Church hosts Blessed Hope Gospel

Notices From The Sabb. School/ Personal Ministries Department Gordon Town SDA Church hosts Blessed Hope Gospel Series

NCU hosts Projects’ Day 2013 - May 25, 2013

NCU hosts Projects’ Day 2013- May 25, 2013

NCU hosts Projects’ Day 2013 - May 25, 2013
Schedule of Upcoming Events in the EJC

Schedule of Upcoming Events in the EJC

Schedule of Upcoming Events in the EJC

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Vision One Million Celebration - May 4, 2013

We have planned for it, worked for it, prayed for it, and together we now prepare to reap the harvest for the Lord! This is just a gentle reminder that Sabbath May 4, will be another exciting Vision One Million Celebration and we expect to see a number of our local churches engaging candidates in baptism. We encourage you to make this Sabbath a special day of Praise and Thanksgiving! We look forward to the Lord’s Harvest!

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EJC hosts Children’s Convention at Stadium Community Church- May 4, 2013

The Children’s Ministries Department of East Jamaica Conference will host their annual convention service on Sabbath May 4, 2013 at the Stadium Community SDA Church under the theme: “His Word, Our Guide.” Join them at 9:15am for a day of soul stirring musical renditions and inspiration spoken messages as our children lead out in our worship services. It’s a spirit-filled occasion you can’t afford to miss! Take the entire family and your friends to Convention 2013 and let’s celebrate God in style!

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Publishing Ministries Department celebrates Publishing Day 2013- May 11, 2013

Sabbath, May 11 will be EJC Publishing Day at King's Chapel SDA Church, Windward Rd. Sabbath School will begin at 9:15 a.m. Special feature of the day will be the Publishing Symposium at 4:00 p.m. where we will learn more about the Publishing Ministry in EJC. We invite all Pastors, Publishing Directors, Heads of Departments and members in general (zones 1 - 4) to be there.

(2) EJC hosts Children’s Convention at Stadium Community Church- May 4, 2013 The Children’s Ministries Department

(4) Notices from the Education Department

  • A. Please be reminded that Education Week begins on Monday, May 5 and ends on Sabbath May 11 with a grand Education Day celebration in all our churches. The Sermon to be used for Education Day on Sabbath May 11, 2013 may be found on the East Jamaica Conference Website.

  • B. We also invite you to pray for all of our students especially those that are doing external examinations.

  • C. On Wednesday May 7, 2013 the Nation will be celebrating Teacher's Day and the Education Department would like to wish for all our Teachers , "Happy Teacher's Day when it comes"

  • D. "What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable than teaching? (Aristotle)"

  • E. Education Directors are kindly asked to send in their reports along with pictures highlighting the various activities

that

took

place

cuffmurle@hotmail.com

within

Education

Week,

Such

reports

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(5) Notices from the Youth Ministries Department

  • A. Day of Prayer for Youth: On May 11, 2013 the East Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Youth Ministries Department will have a “special day of prayer” for its youth with the settled confidence that “prayer changes things.” We invite not only our youth but also our more experienced and spiritually

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mature members to join us in intercession on behalf our youth and the challenges they grapple with. Let’s Pray Until Something Happens (P.U.S.H). Please see document attached.

  • B. Booklets may be obtained in one of three ways: 1) Downloading and printing from www.ejcyouth.webs.com or www.ejctrains.webs.com free of cost; or 2) Some booklets are at EJC and can be purchased at cost of $50 each. Please call Sis Polly Wiggan in advance and ensure the booklets you need are in stock. Payment should be made on receipt of booklets; or 3) Collection at the Registration Desk on the Honours Day at cost of $50 each.

(Please note that although some booklets are in stock, generally, booklets being ordered for collection from EJC must be ordered at least two (2) weeks in advance.)

  • C. The Uniform Handbook from IAD is now available at the Conference. It’s a must have as the changes/new format will be mandatory for Pathfinder Festival in November. Cost is $500.00 per copy.

  • D. Sports Evangelism kicks off on May 18, 2013 with a dress parade and rally. The completion itself begins on May 25, 2013. These events will commence at 7:30pm SHARP! Registration cost per team $5,000.00 (to be paid at the EJC Office by May 13, 2013). Please check the youth website at ejcyouth.webs.com for flyer and further details.

  • E. Summer Camp: The annual summer camp will be held from August 13-20, 2013 at Robin’s Bay. Cost has been reduced to $6, 000 (includes a T-Shirt). Groups of five will enjoy a further 5% discount. Each church is being asked to send a delegate. Youth start planning to be there. Last year was great but this year promises to be greater, more fun, fellowship and spiritual nurture. Summer Camp is for everyone not just members. Registration closes on July 26, 2013. Forms can be accessed from the EJC website. ABSOLUTELY NO LATE FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED!!!

  • F. Bible Boom: Keep promoting the Bible Boom and make plans to conduct your church and district play offs scheduled for June and July respectively. For further details please see the Bible Boom flyer on the EJC website or contact the Bible Boom Coordinator, Angela Bernard at angelb_77@yahoo.com

  • G. Labour Day Projects: If you haven’t started planning your district and zonal projects you are late. Catch the moving train and let’s go!!!

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(6) Notices from the Children’s Ministries Department

  • A. Convention 2013 will be held at the Stadium Community Church on May 4, 2013. The dress code is

white dresses with pink and blue accessories and dark bottom pants and white, blue or pink shirts

  • B. 13. Come join in the fun. Meals will be provided. See application form and flyer for details.

  • C. All visa applicants to ASI Mission trip are asked to meet at 5 p.m. at EJC on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Please take your valid passports along.

  • D. St. Thomas CMDs, kindly send us the names of all children that are to be trained in the Child Preachers’ Training, immediately. Your facilitators are ready to begin. The training will be done in St. Thomas.

  • E. Children’s ministries team leaders, let’s pray and plan to reap at least one soul per quarter per church. May is the month of special reaping for our department. Since our mandate is soul reaping, this is a reminder that all CMDs are expected to engage our children in their own crusades or the crusades in their churches as well as BAPTISMS.

  • F. Child Preachers’ Training session will continue this Sunday, May 5, 2013, from 9 a.m. 12 noon at the EJC Board Room. Child Preachers' Training can be done at your church. Kindly solicit assistance from your Pastor and Elder. Our objective is to enable every child to become a disciple for Jesus through providing doctrinal activities to keep them engaged in the 'Word' and loyal to God and His Church. The course outline is available at the office. Graduation will be September 2013.

  • G. Women’s Ministries / GEMS Retreat will be held at the Holiday Inn Resort from October 24 -27, 2013. The office is now accepting payments. Book early and save.

(7) Notices from the Women’s Ministries Department

  • A. Come mark the moments with our women as they pause for their International Women’s Emphasis Day on June 8, 2013 in all churches.

  • B. All are invited to the EJC I.M.A.P. launch which will be held on June 15, 2013. The speaker will be Dr. Eric Nathan. IMAP is an initiative geared at women supporting each other in heightening and enriching the support that they give to their spouses. Reserved seating will be available for your non SDA friends. Kindly collect invitations for special seating. It’s family evangelism time. Bring your friends. Come learn and then go share.

  • C. 5K Health Run/Walk and Children’s fun day is a big affair that no one should miss. This will be held on June 5, 2013. Come join in the fun. Meals will be provided. See application form and flyer for details.

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  • D. All women’s and children’s ministries team members are invited to a day of relaxation on Sunday June 23, 2013 @ the Mahogany Beach, Ocho Rios, St. Ann.Transportation cost will be covered for the first 50 persons who book on or before June 12, 2013. Entry fee J$300.00. Please take your picnic baskets along.

  • E. Retreat 2013 plans are in full gear. The office is now accepting deposits. Book early and save. Mentors your place is reserved. Fun loving adults who are not mentors, come for a full package of physical rejuvenation from October 24 -27, 2013.

  • F. Moms in Touch is the initiative that is aimed at caregivers spending time in prayer. WMD’s please ensure that this is an active programme under your leadership. More than ever, Moms especially need to be praying together.

(8) Notices from the Sabbath School, Personal Ministries & Comm. Services Department

Please be reminded that as at January 5, 2013, and by now all our Sabbath Schools should be on the new or renewed programme:

6-8 members in each class

Interactive reading/learning strategy for the bible study/review

Vertical meditation for each unit member

Horizontal sharing of thoughts, etc.

Please be reminded/take note of the following:

  • 1. EJC School of Evangelism 2013 Year III has been launched. The training sites are as follow:

North Street SDA Church Kencot SDA Church Stadium Community SDA Church

Zone 1

King’s SDA Church

Harbour View SDA Church

New Haven SDA Church Constant Spring SDA Church Shortwood SDA Church Meadow Vale SDA Church Woodford SDA Church

Zone 3

The courses being offered are:

Hagley Park SDA Church Washington Gardens SDA Church Half Way Tree SDA Church Sandy Park SDA Church Andrews SDA Church

Gordon Town SDA Church

Zone 2

Seaforth SDA Church Morant Bay SDA Church Yallahs SDA Church Hampton Court/Port Morant SDA Churches

Zone 4

  • 1. Certificate in Adventist Community Services (ACS)

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  • 2. Certificate in Bible School Evangelism

  • 3. Diploma in Bible Ministry & Discipleship

  • 4. Certificate in Lay Preaching

  • 5. Certificate in Sabbath School Leadership

  • 6. Certificate in Small Group Evangelism

Principle of Evangelism and Principles of Discipleship & Membership Retention are mandatory for students to be eligible for graduation. Registration fee is eight hundred dollars ($800.00). Please contact the office at 924-1061-5 for further details.

1b. Branch/site coordinators and facilitators are urged to begin classes no later than May 12, 2013

1c. SOE coordinators & assistants, facilitators and secretaries for all branches/sites are invited to meet with Pastor Cunningham on Tuesday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at EJC office. 1d. SOE general meeting Sunday, May 19, 9 a.m for Kingston & St. Andrew at EJC office & Sunday, May 26, 9:30 a.m for St. Thomas at Morant Bay SDA Church

  • 2. May 4, Vision One Million Day - each member is asked to take at least one visitor to church.

N.B. Sabbath School superintendents and Personal Ministries leaders are reminded of the end of quarter report which is due on the 10 th of each month following the end of the quarter, (report form & explanation sheets are available online). Also, please be reminded of the weekly evangelistic reports from your churches. (We are requesting your Small Groups updates).

(9) Gordon Town SDA Church hosts Blessed Hope Gospel Series

The Gordon Town SDA Church presents the Blessed Hope Gospel Series with dynamic Evangelist Odiaka Walker and Co- Evangelist- Pastor Anthony Taylor, from Sunday April 28, to Sunday May 22, 2013. This event will be held at the Gordon Town SDA Church, and we ask that where possible, you seek to support this evangelistic venture.

(10) Northern Caribbean University hosts Projects’ Day 2013

The Northern Caribbean University presents Projects’ Day 2013 under the theme: “Throw a lifeline, help struggling young people achieve their educational goals.” We invite you to make a special donation, where

possible, at your local church on Sabbath May 25, or directly to NCU. Your donation will help to:

Control rising tuition fees

Make more scholarships for needy students available

Increase access to quality Christian Education

Empower Church members for greater ministry

For more information on NCU’s Projects’ Day, how to make monthly contributions, or how you may send your personal gift directly to NCU, please call: 1-876-963-7154/7151/7044/7000 or visit their website:

www.ncu.edu.jm

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(11) Schedule of Upcoming Conference Dates and Events

Dates -2013

 

Event

Location

  • May 4

Vision One Million Day

Everywhere

  • May 4

Children's Convention

Stadium Community

  • May 4

Day of SDA Books

(Publishing Department)

Everywhere

  • May 11

Youth Day of Prayer

 
  • May 11

Publishing Day Celebrations and Symposium

Kings Chapel

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
 
(11) Schedule of Upcoming Conference Dates and Events Dates -2013 Event Location  May 4 

Adiese A. Jonas

Asst. Director,

Communication

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East Jamaica Conference School of Evangelism

Year Three (2013) Registration Form

Name _________________________________________________________________________

Address _________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________

Email

Tel

_________________________________

___________________________________

Age Group 15 - 25 ( )

26-35 (

)

36- 50 (

)

Over 50 (

)

Academic Background Primary ( )

Secondary ( )

Tertiary ( )

Other _______________

Previous Evangelism Course(s) Taken ______________________________________________

__________________________

_______________________________

__________________________

_______________________________

Church Membership

______________________________________________________________________

Church Sponsoring or Endorsing You

______________________________________________________

Office/ Position presently held in church

___________________________________________________

Course (s) now being applied for:

1 2

________________________________________________________________________________________

___________

3

_____________________________________________________________________________ _______________________

_________________________________________________________________

Fees /Amount paid or contributed $

______________________________

Please state your key expectation from this course (Over leaf)

Your SOE Site : ________________________________

Student’s Signature

____________________________

Date

____________________________________

Pastor’s Signature___________________

Dept. Leader’s Signature _________________

Conference Director’s Signature

______________________

Date ___________________

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HAGLEY PARK PREPARATORY SCHOOL

171 Hagley Park Road Kingston 11 Tel: 923-9507 Email: hagleyparkprep@yahoo.com

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION TO HAGLEY PARK PREPARATORY SCHOOL IN 2012-13

Please note: Completion of the Application Form does not necessarily mean that the learner has been accepted. Please read and sign the Code of Conduct and the Fee Payment Policy attached to this form.

Admissions Policy

An application for admission will be considered after taking into account the following:

  • 1. The parent/s must fully complete and sign the School's Application Form for the admission of a Learner and attach the required supporting documentation: For the Learner

    • a. Original Birth Certificate

    • c. Two passport-sized pictures

(signed by J.P. or other notary public)

  • e. Completed Medical Form

For the parent and or guardian

b. Immunization Card/Health Passport

d. Reference from current school

  • a. A valid identification (passport, driver’s liscenses, naional identification card)

  • b. Tax Registration Number (TRN) card.

  • 2. The application form together with the supporting documents must be delivered to the school NO LATER THAN MAY 10, 2013. All applicants will receive literacy and numeracy assessment.

Once the applications have been processed and interviews and assessments conducted, applicants will receive notification of the outcome within fourteen days.

Successful applicants will be required to pay one Term’s school fee at the specified time to secure the

learner's place.

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HAGLEY PARK PREPARATORY SCHOOL

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2013-14

DETAILS OF CHILD:

FULL NAME _________________________________________________________________

DATE OF BIRTH:

____________________________GRADE

APPLIED FOR ____________

HOME ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________________

NAME OF PARENT/GUARDIAN: ________________________________________________

PHONE NUMBER

___________________________

RELATIONSHIP ___________________

EMERGENCY CONTACT: Name:

_____________________________

Phone: _____________

NAME OF CURRENT SCHOOL __________________________________________________

GRADE/S COMPLETED ___________________

NAME/S OF ANY SIBBLING WHO ATTENDED, IS ATTENDING OR IS APPLYING FOR ADMISSION TO HAGLEY PARK PREP. SCHOOL:

YEAR/S ATTENDED: FROM

TO _______

YEAR/S ATTENDED: FROM

TO _______

PLEASE INDICATE SPECIAL NEEDS YOUR CHILD MAY HAVE:

______________________________________________________________________________

S.D.A. STUDENTS:

CHURCH:

________________________________

PASTOR: ___________________________

PASTOR’S SIGNATURE

________________________

DATE: _________________________

DETAILS OF FATHER:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY

Admitted to Grade _________

Admission Number _________

Father's full name: ______________________________________________________________

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Father's occupation:

_____________________ Father's residential address:

Name of Employer: ________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

Father's postal address:

______________________________________________________________________________

Father's contact numbers: Home:

Cellphone:

Work: _______________________ Email: _________________________

____________________

___________________________

DETAILS OF MOTHER:

Mother's full name: ______________________________________________________________

Mother's occupation:

______________________ Mother's residential address:

Name of Employer: _______________

______________________________________________________________________________ Mother's postal address:

______________________________________________________________________________

Mother’s contact numbers: Home:

Cellphone:

Work: ______________________

____________________ Email: _________________________

___________________________

DETAILS OF GUARDIAN:

Full name: ______________________________________________________________

Occupation:

______________________

Residential address:

Name of Employer: ______________________

______________________________________________________________________________ Postal address:

______________________________________________________________________________

Contact numbers: Home:

_____________

Work:

______________

Cell Phone: ___________

Email: _________________________

In what ways will you assist with the development of your child/ward?

1.

 

____________________________________________________________________________

2.

 

____________________________________________________________________________

3.

 

____________________________________________________________________________

Signature (Parent/Guardian):

___________________________

Date: _____________________

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