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“Decolonizing The Black Adventist Mind” Part II

“Decolonizing The Black Adventist Mind” Part II

Dr. Sydney Freeman, Jr. will be hosting “Decolonizing the Black Adventist Mind-Part 2″ today [Sept 12], which will be live-streamed via YouTube and Facebook, with Bermudian Dr Ty Douglas set to be a panelist.“Today at 3pm GMT, Dr. Sydney Freeman, Jr. will present “Decolonizing the Black Adventist Mind-Part 2″. A virtual... Read more of this article

Fundraising Page For Canon Norman Lynas

Fundraising Page For Canon Norman Lynas

The Vestry of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity is inviting the public to donate to help Canon Norman Lynas, who was involved in an accident which has left him paralyzed from the neck down. A spokesperson said, “The community is aware of Canon Norman Lynas’s tragic accident on July 30th, which has left him paralyzed from the neck down and... Read more of this article

“Bermuda’s Forgotten Anglican Missionaries”

“Bermuda’s Forgotten Anglican Missionaries”

A new book by Michelle Simmons entitled “The Guild of the Good Shepherd and Bermuda’s Forgotten Anglican Missionaries” is now available. A spokesperson said, “In March when the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by World Health Organization, The Guild of The Good Shepherd [The Guild] was celebrating its 124th anniversary. The Guild, formed... Read more of this article

Jehovah’s Witnesses Hold Virtual Convention

Jehovah’s Witnesses Hold Virtual Convention

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Jehovah’s Witnesses are hosting their ‘Always Rejoice’ 2020 convention online, with the event presenting a different theme each day with the various talks, symposiums, interviews, and dramatizations following that topic. A spokesperson said, “News headlines like ‘Jobless Claims Rise,’ ‘New... Read more of this article

SFIM To Host “Excellence In The Kingdom 2020”

SFIM To Host “Excellence In The Kingdom 2020”

Saphire Faith International Ministries [SFIM] has teamed up with three churches to host a Zoom seminar entitled “Excellence In The Kingdom, 2020” on Saturday [Aug 22]. A spokesperson said, “Saphire Faith International Ministries [SFIM], has teamed up with three churches, namely; Glory Temple [Pastor Blanche Burchall], Miracle Temple [Pastor... Read more of this article

Jehovah’s Witnesses Hold Virtual Convention

Jehovah’s Witnesses Hold Virtual Convention

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Jehovah’s Witnesses are hosting their annual convention online, with the virtual event set to run through the end of August. A spokesperson said, “With families losing jobs and income, struggling to pay bills, fighting for delayed unemployment benefits and dealing with ‘COVID fatigue,’ how... Read more of this article

Jehovah’s Witnesses To Hold Virtual Convention

Jehovah’s Witnesses To Hold Virtual Convention

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Jehovah’s Witnesses announced that they will be hosting their annual conventions online via a streaming platform. A spokesperson said, “In a world where achieving a state of sustained joy may seem elusive—even impossible—for many, millions of Jehovah’s Witnesses and their invited guests in some 240 lands... Read more of this article

Food Stolen During Burglary At Christ Church

Food Stolen During Burglary At Christ Church

Food items that were for a community feeding programme were stolen during a burglary at Christ Church on Middle Road in Warwick, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “At 11:03 p.m. on Sunday 21st June, police received a report of a burglary at Christ Church on Middle Road in Warwick. “Information is that the incident occurred... Read more of this article

Phase 3: Gyms, Museums & Churches Can Open

Phase 3: Gyms, Museums & Churches Can Open

In Phase 3 — which is set to start on June 11 — restaurants can open for indoor dining with physical distancing; gyms will be able to open with physical distancing and enhanced sanitation in place; and churches, cinemas and museums can open at 20% capacity with physical distancing in place. Speaking at last night’s [June 8] press... Read more of this article

Anglican Choir Create Virtual Music Video

Anglican Choir Create Virtual Music Video

Unable to gather due to the Covid-19 pandemic, choir members of the Anglican Church of Bermuda recently created a music video to celebrate Pentecost on Sunday [May 31]. Rev Gavin Tyte told Bernews, “Traditionally at Pentecost, in the Cathedral, Spirit of the Living God has been sung. However, as we were unable to gather, the musical director,... Read more of this article

Anglican Clergy To Join Black Lives Matter March

Anglican Clergy To Join Black Lives Matter March

The Anglican Church of Bermuda has issued a ‘statement of solidarity with the movement towards racial justice’ and said that Anglican clergy “that are physically able to do so will be joining in the march on Sunday afternoon under the banner of ‘Black Lives Matter.” A spokesperson said, “At a time when we as a country... Read more of this article

MSA To Present Virtual ‘Late Nite Catechism’

MSA To Present Virtual ‘Late Nite Catechism’

Mount Saint Agnes Academy is getting set to host a virtual edition of Late Nite Catechism on Saturday [May 30] in order to raise funds for its Emergency Bursary Fund. A spokesperson said, “The nuns are coming for their online stand-up comedy show, Late Nite Catechism. It made its debut on May 28th, 1993 at the Live Bait Theatre in Chicago, Illinois... Read more of this article

Governor, Religious Leaders Mark “Harmony”

Governor, Religious Leaders Mark “Harmony”

On Sunday [May 24], Governor John Rankin joined religious leaders in planting a tree “to symbolise the harmony and tolerance between the different religious communities.” In an online post, Government House said, “On Sunday 24 May Governor John Rankin was pleased to welcome to Government House a number of religious leaders on the island.... Read more of this article