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Provincial Youth Commission of The Church in the Province of the West Indies Provincial Youth Gathering 2016

GEORGE, GRENADA: 4TH JULY 2016: CPWI – PYC

 

Anglican Youth Gathering III of the Church in the Province of the West Indies

 

CPWI-logoThe Anglican Church will be hosting Provincial Youth Gathering III in Grenada from July 16-23, 2016. This youth gathering is the premier youth event of the Church in the Province of the West Indies which is the member-church of the Anglican Communion in the Caribbean.

 

Provincial Youth Gathering III is held under the theme: “Anglican Youth – Co-workers with Christ: Living the Faith.” It will bring together 160 young persons from Grenada and the rest of the CPWI-Caribbean for a week of prayer, study and reflection on the 5 Marks of Mission of the Anglican Communion.

 

 

These 5 marks of mission are:

  • To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom
  • To teach, baptize and nurture new believers
  • To respond to human need by loving service
  • To transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and pursue peace and reconciliation
  • To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth

The list of 15 speakers for the week include:

  • His Grace The Most Revd Dr, The Hon John W D Holder, CBE, LLD – Archbishop of the West Indies, Primate and Metropolitan
  • His Lordship The Rt. Revd C. Leopold Friday, BA, MA – Bishop of the Windward Islands
  • The Rt. Revd L. Errol Brooks, OBE, JP, BA, Th.M. – Bishop of the North Eastern Caribbean and Aruba
  • The Revd Canon John Kafwanka, Director for Mission at the Anglican Communion Office
  • Heather Stewart, Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Office for the Eastern Caribbean

Members of the public are invited to the following events:

  • Opening Eucharist: Sunday 17th July, 3:30pm at St. Patrick’s Parish Church
  • Keynote Lecture: Monday 18th July 9am at Spice Basket in Beaulieu
  • Buffet Dinner under the Distinguished Patronage of Her Excellency, the Governor General, 20th July, 730pm at Spice Basket in Beaulieu. Contribution $100.00 – Dinner proceeds in aid of St. George’s Anglican Church rehabilitation project.
  • Closing Eucharist: Friday 22nd July 6:00pm at Bourne Lecture Hall, St. George’s University – True Blue Campus

A detailed programme can be downloaded from the link below. Public events are highlighted in blue.
Provincial Youth Gathering III Programme

 

You can also download a copy of the press release from the link below.
Provincial Youth Gathering III Press Release

 

For questions contact: St. Paul’s rectory at 14734401007 or email pyg2016loc@cpwiyouth.org
For more information on the 5 Marks of Mission visit: www.anglicancommunion.org/identity/marks-of-mission.aspx
For more information on the Provincial Youth Gathering visit: www.CPWIyouth.org
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