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Empowering young people for positive living

The Anglican Commission on Advocacy and Social Justice has issued the following statement as it launches its project “Empowering our Young People for Positive Living“. It says the project is aimed at tackling increasing youth violence in the society. The pilot is being launched on Sunday. Full Statement As part of its response to increasing […]

Adventists spruce up island’s bus terminals

The East Caribbean Conference of Seventh Day Adventists has teamed up with the Barbados Transport Board to paint the terminals at Fair Child Street, Princess Alice Highway and Speightstown. Last evening, church members got down to work at the Fair Child Street Bus Terminal. Director of Community Services and Personal Ministries Departments Pastor Dayle Haynes […]

A message of hope on Easter Sunday

Local Christians are being encouraged to keep the faith, even in the face of chaos all around them. This was one of many Easter messages to Barbadians as hundreds observed the day, widely regarded as the holiest on the Christian calendar. While thousands across the world gathered at places of Christian historical significance to celebrate […]

Mottley points to importance of ‘people’ at Founder’s Day Service

Leader of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Prime Minister Mia Mottley is reminding members that without people, the 81-year-old institution is nothing. Delivering remarks at the Party’s Founders’ Day Service, held at Calvary Moravian Church, Roebuck Street, this morning, Mottley said she wanted her leadership to reflect that people matter at the beginning, middle, and […]

New Anglican Bishop presides over first confirmation service

Bishop of Barbadian Anglican Diocese, Reverend Michael Bruce St John Maxwell held his first confirmation service this morning urging the confirmation candidates to continue to walk the path of righteousness. At the service held at the Cathedral of St Michael and All Angels, Reverend Maxwell confirmed 15 parishioners from the St Michael’s Row, Bridgetown church. He […]

Bishop of Barbados Right Reverend Michael Bruce St John Maxwell (left) at last evening’s ceremony.

A new direction for the Anglican church

The Anglican Diocese of Barbados under new leadership will be much more involved in tackling and lending its voice to critical issues and helping to address worrying aspects of the country’s economic and social condition. Filled with charisma and energy, the newly-appointed Bishop, the Right Reverend Michael Bruce St John Maxwell, during yesterday evening’s enthronement […]

Bishop of Barbados Michael Bruce St John Maxwell (right) and other members of the clergy during this evening’s ceremony.

Bishop Maxwell enthroned

The final episode in the extended process of appointing a new Bishop was finally concluded with the enthronement of the Right Reverend Michael Bruce St John Maxwell this evening. The 14th Bishop to hold the position, Reverend Maxwell’s enthronement service at the St Michael’s Cathedral, symbolically started with the Bishop standing outside of the door […]

Girl Guides Association marks 100 years with church service

By Anesta Henry The Girl Guides Association of Barbados held its annual thanksgiving service today. This year, the special service, held at the Cathedral of Saint Michael and All Angels, The City, observed the Association’s 100 anniversary. Governor General Dame Sandra Mason was present for the special service which was also attended by scores of […]

Church told to speak out against corruption

The church has been reminded to speak out against corruption in the country. Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce Dwight Sutherland made the call this morning at the Central Bank Church Village for the Michael Cathedral Centre for Faith and Action Independence Entrepreneurship Expo. While lauding the church for its contribution to the social […]

Michael Bruce St. John Maxwell

New Anglican Bishop to be consecrated on January 26

The new Anglican Bishop of Barbados will be consecrated on Saturday, January 26. Rev Michael Bruce St John Maxwell will be consecrated in a ceremony at the Gymnasium starting at 5 p.m. The enthronement ceremony will be held on January 28 at the St Michael Cathedral. Maxwell, 47, succeeds the Most Reverend Dr John Holder who […]

My first order of business is to ‘unify our church’: Bishop-elect

Rector of the Holy Trinity Church, Reverend Michael Bruce St John Maxwell, today held his first church service as Bishop-elect of Barbados. The Bishop-elect told the members of the congregation, where he has been serving for 10 years, that while he is still adjusting to the news that he has been chosen to the lead […]

BGIS workers lauded at 60th anniversary service

The Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) marked its 60th anniversary with a church service at Calvary Moravian Church, Roebuck Street, St Michael Sunday morning. BGIS employees sang and danced to the call to worship which included popular songs such as Royal Telephone and Hallejuah. Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Public Affairs Senator Lucille Moe in her brief address said […]

Ann Gill Memorial Methodist Church celebrating 125 years

The Ann Gill Memorial Methodist Church, Fairfield, St Michael is celebrating 125 years as a church congregation. The Church, named after the sole Barbadian female heroine, Sarah Ann Gill, who was a local pioneer for the Methodist Church in Barbados, was previously the Gill Memorial Church, located at Eagle Hall, St Michael. It was given […]

Morris defends decision on Anglican bishop

Anglican priest Charles Morris is defending the decision to place the election of the next Bishop of Barbados in the hands of the House of Bishops, the highest decision-making body of the Anglican Church in the Province of the West Indies. After 11 ballots in four attempts to elect a replacement for the retired Dr […]

Barbados’ Anglican Bishop to be decided by House of Bishops

After four meetings of the elective synod and 11 ballots, which all ended in stalemate, the choice for the next Anglican Bishop of Barbados has been handed to the House of Bishops. During a heated meeting at the Christ Church Parish Church this evening neither the Dean of the Cathedral of St Michael and All […]

Sinful act

The priest in charge of St Martin’s Anglican Church is making it clear to whomsoever was responsible for a fire at the altar that nothing will get in the way of the work of God. “We will continue to rise and we will not be deterred from God’s work,” Rector Amrela Massiah told Barbados TODAY, […]

RC Church launches anti-violence campaign

The Roman Catholic Church has launched an anti-violence campaign which focuses on getting would-be criminals to think of their own bodies when they contemplate engaging in criminal activity. The cleric behind the My Body, Temple of the Holy Spirit, I celebrate campaign, Father Clement Paul, said the church had been trying to get people to […]

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