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Column: Day Of Atonement Christian Reflections

Column: Day Of Atonement Christian Reflections

[Opinion column written by Thaddeus Bruno] The elaborate atonement ceremonies under the Old Testament were shadows of spiritual realities discussed and developed in the New Testament. A study of these rituals is of great help in learning truths necessary to Christian living. The word atonement is from the Hebrew, kaphar, and means to cover or cancel.... Read more of this article

Cities Of Refugee To Host “Decade Of Destiny”

Cities Of Refugee To Host “Decade Of Destiny”

The Cities of Refugee Ministries will be hosting an event at 7.30pm on Saturday [Feb 25] at the old Berkeley Institute, which will feature dance, poetry, spoken word and original music. A spokesperson said, “At the Cities of Refuge Ministry we are privileged to have a dynamic group of individuals who not only love Christ, but have been gifted with... Read more of this article

Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast Group Gathering

Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast Group Gathering

On Thursday [Feb 9] during the lunch hour residents are invited to “come together for a brief moment to express our common unity as people who breathe the same air and live on the same small rock in the middle of the Atlantic.” The meeting will be held on the grounds of the House of Assembly from 12:15-12:45pm. The Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast... Read more of this article

’29 Keys To Unlocking Your Faith At Work & Win’

’29 Keys To Unlocking Your Faith At Work & Win’

Lorene Phillips, author of the book “29 Keys to Unlocking Your Faith at Work & Win!,” will be available to sign books on Thursday, February 2 and Saturday, February 4 from 12.00pm to 2.00pm at Brown & Co in Hamilton. Ms. Phillips’ book promises to “help readers use their faith in the workplace to their advantage” and... Read more of this article

Ensemble Singers To Perform At St. Anne’s

Ensemble Singers To Perform At St. Anne’s

Fresh from singing at the opening of the Bermuda Festival, The Ensemble Singers will be performing in concert at St. Anne’s Church at 4.00pm on Sunday, January 29. The concert is a fund-raising event of St. Anne’s in celebration of its 400th anniversary. A spokesperson said, “The programme will feature popular spirituals arranged... Read more of this article

MSA Set To Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

MSA Set To Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Mount Saint Agnes Academy will be joining in on the international celebration of Catholic Schools Week from Sunday, January 29 until Saturday, February 4. Past and present students, parents and staff are encouraged to take part in a host of events to “reconnect and raise awareness of the value of a Catholic education.” Starting with a special... Read more of this article

First Church Of God Launches Food Initiative

First Church Of God Launches Food Initiative

The First Church of God has launched a food initiative that aims to “present a low cost, high quality supply of food,” as they “understand that times are hard for so many” and this is their “effort to try to alleviate some of that burden.”Bishop Lambe told Bernews, “This project was actually introduced to... Read more of this article

Ethiopian Orthodox Church To Host Lidet Service

Ethiopian Orthodox Church To Host Lidet Service

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is inviting the public to join them for their Lidet Christmas Service, set to be held tomorrow [Jan 6] at 9.30pm at 16 Old Military Road in St. George’s, followed by a traditional Christmas feast after the service. The church will also be open to the public on Sunday [Jan 8] following the morning service until 4.00pm. A... Read more of this article

Free ‘Terra’ Film Screening Set For January 20

Free ‘Terra’ Film Screening Set For January 20

The Peace and Social Justice Ministry of the Roman Catholic Church is inviting the public to attend a screening of the film ‘Terra’ on January 20, taking place at 7.00pm at St. Theresa’s church hall. Committee Chairperson Joanne Wohlmuth said, “In June 2015 Pope Francis published his second encyclical “Lautado Si” subtitled “Care... Read more of this article

St. Paul Church Statement On Permit Application

St. Paul Church Statement On Permit Application

St. Paul AME Church said that since the Minister of Home Affairs’ statement on December 29th, “significant misinformation has been spread” and it is “now necessary to provide some important context and deliberately omitted facts for the information of the people of Bermuda.”The full statement is below: Since the Minister... Read more of this article

St Paul Church “Disheartened” By Permit Refusal

St Paul Church “Disheartened” By Permit Refusal

The Officers and members of St Paul AME Church said they are “profoundly disheartened by the Bermuda Government’s decision to deny our Pastor, the Reverend Nicholas Genevieve Tweed’s work permit renewal” and they “feel utterly betrayed by the Government.”“In 2012, Pastor Nicholas Genevieve Tweed was appointed to St... Read more of this article

Video: Candlelight Service At Devonshire Church

Video: Candlelight Service At Devonshire Church

The annual Candlelight Service was recently held at the Old Christ Anglican Church on Middle Road in Devonshire with a host of dignitaries attending the event. The theme for this year’s service was “Onto us a child is born” and was held under the patronage of Dame Pamela Gordon Banks and Mr Andrew Banks. Canon James Francis officiated... Read more of this article

Christmas Day Luncheon At Hamilton Church

Christmas Day Luncheon At Hamilton Church

The Hamilton Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting a Christmas Day luncheon today [Dec 25] to help ensure that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy a Christmas day meal, with a number of volunteers working hard to prepare and serve an appetizing meal. This is the sixth consecutive year the church is hosting the luncheon, which is being co-sponsored... Read more of this article