My First Trip to Jamaica

Going to the Easter Youth Camp in Jamaica was full of firsts for me. It was my first time on a plane, first time experiencing a new culture in a different country, and the first time I taught a kids’ class by myself. I was terrified before the trip and a big part of me […] Read more »

The Bahamas Fraternal

On Friday February 1st, 2019 we (Bro. Ted and Sis. Karen Hodge from the Hamilton Book Road ecclesia) arrived in Nassau, Bahamas and were warmly welcomed by Sis. Penny Cates.  Sis. Penny now widowed, lives on the island with her daughter Tami close by.  Her home was cheerfully opened for the Bahamas fraternal which included accommodations for […] Read more »

48th Guyana Bible School

Bible School is held every year in Guyana since Easter 1969 when it was first held at Eccles Hall. This year should be the 50thyear, the year of Jubilee if 1973 and 1974 had not been missed. The Kilcoy Ecclesia, the host ecclesia for this year, have joined the other ecclesias in 1979 and ever […] Read more »

Jamaica Youth Camp 2019

Jamaica Easter Youth Camp was held this year at Camp Verley, a peaceful location a short distance outside of Spanish Town. The campus was lush with bright Bougainvillea and majestic Ceiba trees. In Jamaican folklore, Ceiba trees are believed to harbor the spirits of the dead. Their deceased inhabitants were conspicuously absent at this time, […] Read more »

Trip to Tobago

The beautiful Island of Tobago nestled next to its sister island, Trinidad, lies at the very end of the Caribbean islands chain, and only a few miles from the coast of Venezuela. (7mi). It has the strongest economy in the Caribbean due to large oil and gas deposits. Although English is the official language, an English […] Read more »