The Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands has announced its Lenten Mission 2019 under the theme “Becoming a Better Disciple for Jesus”.
• On New Providence, Missioner, The Rev Dr Kortright Davis, Professor of Theology Howard University, School of Divinity, Washington, DC will present on March 10-13 at St John’s College Auditorium, Stapledon Gardens - 7pm nightly.
• On Grand Bahama, Missioner, The Right Rev Harold Daniel, Suffragan Bishop of Mandeville (retired), Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands will present on March 6-8 at Church of the Good Shepherd, Pinder’s Point - 7pm nightly and 5pm on that Sunday.
Bishop Harry Daniel is the retired Suffragan Bishop of Mandeville in the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. He was born in Plymouth, Montserrat but has spent the majority of his life in Jamaica. For the last few decades he has been the leading the voice in the areas of evangelism and mission in the Anglican Church in the Caribbean. He has spoken, taught and written widely in these two areas and has worked not just in his diocese but across the province and the wider Anglican Communion.
He is also a proponent and practitioner in the healing ministry. The Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands has a strong and well-established Annual Healing Conference, which Bishop Daniel has chaired since 2003.
Dr Kortright Davis was born in St John’s Antigua. He tested his vocation to the ordained ministry at Codrington College, taught there and worked for the Caribbean Conference of Churches. He emigrated to the US and has taught at Howard University School of Divinity for many years, and is the Rector Emeritus of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, both in Washington, DC.
He has been an ardent supporter, resource person and commissary of the Caribbean for decades. He has written many books and is a widely sought-after speaker and teacher, known for dynamic and insightful presentation that are always clear and inspiring.
In the Anglican Communion he has worked on the Anglican/Roman /Catholic International Commission, as a member of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches, and the International Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission.
The Anglican Diocese the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands calls all Anglican and everyone in the wider community to pray for the upcoming Mission events and to come out and be blessed and inspired by the fellowship, the singing and the teaching.