Religious notes

• EBENEZER Mission Baptist Church will hold its annual convention on December 4 at 7pm at the church’s fellowship hall. All members are asked to attend the special event.

Tribute to my friends and the BFM family

By Pastor Dr Wilfred T

Calvary Deliverance celebrates Pastoral Anniversary

THE leadership, members and partners of Calvary Deliverance Church on East Street South have come to a very special time of the year in which they will celebrate, appreciate, honour and extend their love and thanks to Senior Pastor James Newry and Queenie Newry during the church’s second annual Pastoral Appreciation Service.

Bel Canto Singers present Christmastide 2014

AFTER a splendid summer performance tour in Washington, DC, the members of Bel Canto went straight to work for this year’s Christmastide.

Long Island Cancer Society visits St Peter's Church in Long Island

LAST Sunday was a grand occasion which saw many Long Islanders who are committed Anglicans, and who reside in the northern Long Island area, attend St Peter’s Anglican Church in Simms. The proverbial stage was set and Rector Father Chester Burton said he was elated and ecstatic to welcome the newly formed Long Island Cancer Society Chapter to his Eucharistic celebration.

Dreams that repeat themselves


'Love Yaself'

By Allison Miller

Bahamians give thanks

SOMEONE asked the question, “If you are doing something, shouldn’t you know what you are doing?”

Hollywood comes to Grand Bahama Prominent SDA preacher to attend Freeport conference

THE Ministry of Tourism has extended their support to the Freeport Seventh Day Adventist Church in holding their 2014 Strong Faith Leadership Conference from November 21–23 at the Grand Lucayan Resort.

27 years of pastoral service celebrated

UNDER the theme “Anointed To Carry The Glory”, Bishop Arnold Josey and Elder Vernita Josey along with members of the Commonwealth Mission Baptist celebrated 27 years of pastoral ministry. State Bishop Josey, a prot�g� of the late Rev Dr R E Cooper, Sr, was commissioned as pastor in September 1987, and continues to serve diligently. Bishop Josey, along with his wife, Elder Vernita Josey, their children, as well as dedicated members and officers continue to live by the church’s motto: “The community church, where the invisible Christ is made visible.”

'A faithful walk'

By Vanessa C Smith

Morgue ministry

N ANY given day, family members gather outside of the morgue to identify their loved ones. It is heartbreaking to hear their cries after the viewing for identification. If you have never had to endure the anguish of this procedure, you have no idea what is involved.

Bahamas' leading organists to play at Anglican Chorale Hymn Festival

THE Anglican Chorale offers its ninth annual eclectic sounds of hymns when it presents Preston R Ferguson, Sr, Jeffrey Sturrup and Edward Cox as organists this Sunday at the historic Christ Church Cathedral.

A farewell to Manifest

LAST Sunday’s tragic plane crash on Grand Bahama claimed the lives of nine people, among them hip hop and gospel music pioneer Lavard “Manifest” Parks.

Understanding the November 9 tragedy

By Canon S Sebastian Campbell