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For eternal life


Rev. Errington Massiah

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Tomorrow (Good Friday) Christians around the world will be focusing on the death of Our?Lord and?Saviour Jesus Christ. But as we do so let us remember what took place before his death.
He was welcomed in Jerusalem. But that welcome and goodwill did not last too long, for in a few days those same people had turned their backs against him.
Such behaviour is very common in everyday life because when there is a crisis, those persons who we expect to be there for us are the ones who forsake us.
As we celebrate Easter, let us not forget that Jesus died for our sins. By His death he has destroyed death and by His rising to life again He has won for us eternal life.
Good Friday service
The Good Friday service at the St Aidan Church will be at 9 a.m. Father Errington Massiah will speak on three of the last words of Jesus Christ.
180th anniversary
The Providence Methodist Church’s 180th anniversary celebrations will commence on Sunday with a?processional march at 4 p.m. from Providence Methodist Church, through the Providence and Parish Land communities. This will be followed by three open-air services, all starting at 7 p.m.
Monday at Parish Land Pavilion, Christ Church; Tuesday, outside St?Bartholomew’s school yard, Christ Church and Wednesday, at Coverly, Christ Church.
On Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. the film Faith Like?Potatoes will be shown at Providence Methodist Church, followed by a panel discussion.
A thanksgiving service will be held on Sunday, April 15, at 4 p.m. and district president Rev. Cuthbert A. Edwards, will deliver the message.
Fair
St?Luke’s Church will be holding its annual fair on Easter Monday at the church.
Bonnet parade
The St Catherine’s Anglican Church Youth Group will be hosting its annual Bonnet Parade on Saturday at the Golden Grove Great House, St?Philip.
Family fun day
The Fresh Oil Anointing Ministries, Martin’s Bay, St John, will be holding a family fun day at the church, on Easter Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Proceeds from this event are in aid of the church building fund.
Olivet to Calvary
The?St?Michael’s Cathedral Choir present Solemn Musick For Good Friday at St Mary’s Anglican Church tomorrow at 8 p.m.
United Choral Society
The Barbados United Choral Society presents Stainer’s Crucifixion tomorrow, at 8 p.m. at the Belmont Methodist Church, My Lord’s Hill, St?Michael.
Pulpit exchange
Here are the venues where some of the clergy in the Anglican Church will be on Good Friday at noon:
The Lord Bishop Dr?John Holder – St?Martins; Dean Frank Marshall – The Cathedral; Canon Dr Geoffrey Mayers – St?John; Canon Gregston Gooding – St?George; Canon Devere Murrell – St?Patrick’s; Canon George Knight – St Cyprian’s; Canon Noel Burke – St David; Canon Austin Carrington, Rev. Eleanor Glasgow, Rev Stephanie Ann Wedderburn – Christ Church; Father Curtis Goodridge – St Lucy; Father Errington Massiah – St?Joseph’ / St Aidan; Father?Peter Haynes – St?Peter; Rev Sandra Hazell – St Stephen; Father George Harewood – St Lawrence; Father?Selven Lower – St?Catherine; Father?Ryan Boyce – All Saints; Father?Michael Clarke – St?Thomas; Rev?Jillian Crawford – St Bartholomew; Rev Angela Phillips – St?Matthias; Father Trevor O’Neale – St Philip; Father Von Watson – St?Mary’s; Father Charles? Morris – St Anne.
Kite fly and food fair
The Anglican Church of Christ the King, Rock Dundo Park, St Michael, continues its parish centre rebuilding fund-raising activities in 2012. The activity planned for the month of April will be a kite fly and an international food fair, scheduled for?Easter?Monday.
Canon in hospital
Canon Ansel James Ramsay is ill in hospital in Jamaica. He is a Barbadian who worked in the diocese of?Jamaica, but is now retired. Please remember him in your prayers.
Fair and bazaar
The St Catherine’s Church will host its annual fair and grand bazaar on Saturday, April 28, from noon to 6 p.m. at the St Catherine’s Sport Club, Bayfield, St?Philip.

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