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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

Premier’s Message To Mark End Of Ramadan

Premier’s Message To Mark End Of Ramadan

“Bermuda is a country of diversity… diversity which enriches our culture, and our community,” said Premier David Burt. “I join Bermuda in thanking our Muslim community for the positive contribution that they continue to make in Bermuda. As you mark the end of Ramadan, on behalf of the Bermuda Government, the people of Bermuda, and my family,... Read more of this article

SFIM To Host ‘Re-Start Your Year Strong’

SFIM To Host ‘Re-Start Your Year Strong’

Saphire Faith International Ministries [SFIM] will be hosting an online event entitled ‘Re-Start Your Year Strong’ via Zoom on Saturday, May 23. A spokesperson said, “Under the Auspices of Church of God Glory Temple, Saphire Faith International Ministries [SFIM] a mother/daughter ministry, co-founded by the power duo, Minister Marlene... Read more of this article

Bermuda Committee On Human Fraternity

Bermuda Committee On Human Fraternity

Global faith leaders are getting set to join forces today [May 14] to create the Bermuda Committee for Human Fraternity. A spokesperson said, “Three leaders from the interfaith community have formalized their strategic approach to the historic ‘Document on Human Fraternity’ between Pope Francis and The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Warrenaires Hold Virtual Gathering

Bermuda’s Warrenaires Hold Virtual Gathering

With the ‘Shelter In Place’ still in effect due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a virtual gathering of Bermuda’s Warrenaires – co-organized by Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas – was recently held. Dr. Douglas said, “I had the privilege of co-organizing a virtual gathering for one of Bermuda’s most popular gospel groups of... Read more of this article

Easter Message From Bishop Nicholas Dill

Easter Message From Bishop Nicholas Dill

[Easter message from Bishop Nicholas Dill] In one of the eyewitness accounts of Jesus’ life and ministry, the Apostle John writes of the experience of those first disciples on the day that we now call Easter Day. He says: ‘When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house were locked for fear…Jesus came... Read more of this article