YOUTH FELLOWSHIPS DAYS TIME
OLD HARBOUR BAY FRIDAYS 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
OLD HARBOUR SATURDAYS 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 

In 1940 the Rev. Walter Foster of Calabar High School assisted by Doris Morant of the Ministry of Education organized the "Young People's Department".

The Youth Department of the Old Harbour Bay Circuit of Baptist has the responsibility of providing the youth of the churches opportunities for Christian fellowship, nurture, service, and witness through the various Youth Fellowships.

 

This Department has the responsibility of providing the youths of the church with opportunities for Christian fellowship, Nurture, Service and witness.

a)     Youth Fellowship – This is one of the arms of each of the Churches in the circuit,  which seeks to: -

-         Encourage fellowship among young people,

-         Enlist the young people in the work and witness of the church,

-         Inspire witnessing among the youths,

-         Involve young people in the worship life of the Church,

-         Provide a forum for the discussion of issues of interest to young and

-         Ensure that leadership training is offered to young people.

In order to achieve these aims, the Youth Fellowship relates with the Youth Department, which has overall responsibility for the coordination of youth ministries in the Church. Fellowship meets weekly under the leadership of an executive committee and relates through the Youth Department, with both Youth Affairs Committee and the Christian Education Department of the Jamaica Baptist Union.

b)    Camps, Conferences and Retreats

The promotion of camps, conferences and retreats will be done to have high points in yearly activities for greater impact on youths.

c)     Social Activities

To encourage the social development of the youth of the Church through such activities as hikes, beach trips, cookouts etc.

d)    Mission and Outreach 

To plan and promote youth outreach activities as an expression of our commitment to evangelism (i.e. tract distribution) and to Christian service (e.g. visit to children’s homes).

e)     Sports Programme 

To corporate with the Sports Committee to provide sporting activities for especially the Youths of the Church. Also to corporate in the promotion and coordination of the inter- church sports competitions and games involving non-church groups.

f)      Junior Fellowship 

Plans and proposals for getting together young people who are early teens or pre-teens for meetings on Saturdays have been realized. The objectives of the Youth Fellowship meetings of knowing God, each other and themselves better are similar, but the varied activities will be done at a level appropriate for this age group (say 10-15

g)     Music and the Arts 

The youths of the Church will be exposed to Music and the Arts in areas such as Music, Band, Drama and Choral speaking.

h)     Uniform Groups

To promote various uniform groups where applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Harbour Bay

 

PRESIDENT

Shaquille BERAS

                                                                                         

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Vice President Diandra Powell
Secretary Tyrone Barnett
Treasurer Diandra Powell
Assistant Secretary Meliesha Stewart
Public Relations Officer Jahavid Johnson
Assistant Public Relations Officer Meliesha Stewart
Recreational Activities Coordinator Atiba McKogg
Assistant Recreational Activities Coordinator Meliesha Stewart
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Harbour

PRESIDENT

Sis. Kristine JONES

                                                                                         

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