Fifty Years of Marriage
November 27, 2013
and Bridget Duncanson will be celebrating their 50th
wedding anniversary on Sabbath, November 30, 2013. They
got married on November 30, 1963. Freeman has faithfully
served as the first elder and in other positions for
many years at Centreville Church. They are parents of
three children: Debbie, Gavin and Denise, and have six
grandchildren. Bridget is a retired nurse and Freeman is
a former General Manager for the Bahamas Electricity
Corporation and currently is the Registrar for the
Professional Engineers Board, an agency of the
government of The Bahamas. Click on photo to
Death in the Family
November 27, 2013
p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, Lela Elaine Gibbs,
age 81, fell asleep in Jesus. She died at her home in
Chippingham, Nassau, The Bahamas. Funeral will be on
Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Funeral services
will be provided by Bethel Brothers Morticians.
The church mourns with the family on the passing of this
dear child of God. Click on photo to enlarge.
National Women's Week November
Bureau of the Ministry of Social Service for the
Commonwealth of The Bahamas is sponsoring National
Women's Week on November 24-20, 2013. The theme
for the week of Promoting Women in Leadership in a
Developing Bahamas." The activates include the
November 24, 11:00 a.m., Church Service at the
Wesley Methodist Church, Baillou Hill Road
November 25, 10:00 a.m., Launch of "Say No to
Violence Against Women" Campaign on Rawson Square
Tuesday, November 26, 7:30 p.m. Screening of the
video documentary on the Suffrage Movement of The
Bahamas, Church of God of Prophecy, East Street
Wednesday, November 27, Forum on Women in
Leadership" at Harry C. Moore Library at 10:00 a.m.
Speaker: Dame Jennifer Smith, for Premier of
Wednesday, November 27, Women's Summit on Leadership
at British Colonial Hilton Hotel, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Speaker Dame Jennifer Smith, for Premier of Bermuda
(By invitation only)
November 20, Women's Forum "White's Love Gat to do
with it." Panelists: Retire
Justice, Mrs. Rubie Nottage; Dr. Robin Roberts; and
Mr. Darron Turnquest. Place: School of
Nursing, Grosvenor Close at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
News for November 22, 2013
By Audrey F. Dean Wright
You would be richly blessed listening to
this wonderful album by pianist Audrey
Wright. This album was produced in
celebration of the 100th Anniversary of
Bahamas Academy. All of the funds are going
to Bahamas Academy capital development.
Audrey Dean-Wright is the music director of
the Centreville Seventh-day Adventist
Church, Nassau, The Bahamas.
She is an associate professor of music at
the College of The Bahamas and served as
head of the visual and performing arts there
from 2010-2013. She has won numerous
national and international awards for her
work and contributions in music and poetry.
The album features ten hymns such as "The
Beautiful Name," "Burdens Are Lifted
at Calvary," "Jesus is Coming Again,"
just to name a few.
Purchase your copy ($20) at the Adventist
Book Center, Tonique Williams Darling
Highway, Nassau, or at Bahamas Academy,
Marshall Road off Blue Hill Road South.
News for November 12, 2013
2014 Plans for New Officers.
Important information and documents
Help Nashanda Clarke Become a Health
Nashanda Clarke, the daughter of Pastor Michael and Mrs.
(Pastor Smith is a former pastor of Centreville Church),
wants attend MEET School of Gospel Health Evangelism
program to train as a heath evangelist.
is an acronym meaning Missionary Education and
Evangelist Training [See
actual training link]. It is a self-supporting
Adventist school started in 25 years ago (1988) and
located in Huntingdon, Tennessee, USA.
donation to help her train for this ministry.
Click on the orange donation button.
In her own words: "I am raising money to attend the MEET
School of Gospel Health
Evangelism. God's original plan for mankind
was for us to live healthy, happy, balanced lives. But
we all know sin destroyed that plan and now people are
suffering from sickness both mentally and physically and
as a result are dying everyday. A lot of these diseases
can be prevented and some healed by getting back to the
basics and taking care of our mind, body, and soul.
more on her website
News for November 8, 2013
Plan to Attend
Centreville's Annual Christmas Banquet
ENGAGED TO MARRY:
Anthony L. Roach and Selene N. McKinney will be joined
in holy matrimony on Sunday, January 5, 2013 (place to
be announced). Selene is the eldest daughter of Neil
and Marlene McKinney. Anthony L. is the third child of
Anthony and Carla Roach of Philadelphia Church.
NEW OFFICERS WORKSHOP NEXT
SABBATH AFTERNOON: All newly elected officers (145
persons) are asked to attend a very important workshop
next Sabbath, November 16, 2013, at 4 p.m. This is an
important training and planning session. Plan your
program to be there.
CHURCH BOARD: The church board will meet on
Sunday, November 10, 2013, at 4 p.m. This will be a long
board since we have a number of major decisions to make.
Be on time.
DAVID KNOWLES PREACHED AT
MARANATHA: This past week David Knowles has been
preaching in a one-week evangelistic/revival series at
the Maranatha Church entitled “The Encounter With Jesus
Crusade.” His final message is on Sunday night
(tomorrow) We praise God for giving him the opportunity
to share the gospel.
RETURN BAPTISMAL ROBES: Janet McDonald, the head
deaconess, is requesting that persons who have in their
passions the church’s white baptismal robes to kindly
turn them in her this week.
CALL TO THE GOSPEL
MINISTRY: Nicholas R. Morley, 23, expressed to the
pastor that he is planning to
Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica, in September
2014, to begin training to become a minister of the
gospel. More than a year ago Nicholas felt the prompting
by the Holy Spirit to become a pastor. He feels this is
the area God is leading him. Let us do what we can to
help him prepare for his training.