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Congregations gather to celebrate Jamaica’s Jubilee

Did you know that Jamaica has more churches per capita than any other country in the world?

Wherever Jamaicans live, the church and faith community play a prominent role. So, to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th, and Grand Jamaica Homecoming, faith communities are holding special events, many taking place in August on Independence weekend or close to that date.

Upcoming Events


Emancipation Park Independence Inter-faith Service

The Jamaica Council of Churches will have an independence service in Emancipation Park in early August.

Catholic Cathedrals Special Independence Homecoming Prayer Masses

Catholic Cathedrals are hosting Independence Homecoming masses on August 5, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in Mandeville and Montego Bay and 8:30 a.m. in Kingston. Many Catholic visitors who are in Kingston will catch their first glimpse of the beautifully renovated, historic Holy Trinity Cathedral. Catch a glimpse of this amazing transformation.

The United Congregation of Israelites Celebrates: Kingston, Jamaica

Special services and tours to be held in the historic “Shaare Shalom Synagogue” in Kingston this year. This year is special for the Jamaican Jewish community which celebrates three historic anniversaries this year, including Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence.

Good Tidings Gospel Hall Special Service: Manchester (Royal Flat), Jamaica

Hundreds of people who grew up in Good Tidings Gospel Hall in Royal Flat, Manchester are now living in other parts of Jamaica and abroad. The church is inviting everyone to “come home” and attend two special events the church is holding to celebrate Jamaica’s 50th independence anniversary and Grand Jamaica Homecoming. A special service will be held at 11 a.m. on August 5th followed by a special Homecoming lunch the following day, August 6th starting at 10 a.m. Lunch will be available till late afternoon.

For those who love Gospel Music, there’s the Fun in the Son gospel event, being held this year on National Heroes Park on July 14. Fun in the Son attracts tens of thousands of visitors. World evangelist Andrew Palau says: “This festival is an effective way for Christians to invite their friends to come and hear about Jesus Christ.”

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