Church of England appoints Jamaican-born as first black female bishop

first_img Faith Leaders’ Consultation convened in Guyana on… Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Read more at: The Guardian You may be interested in… Jun 3, 2019 Rose Hudson-Wilkin, born in Jamaica, will be consecrated in November as bishop of Dover (The Guardian) The Church of England’s first black female bishop has been appointed by Downing Street. Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, was announced as the new bishop of Dover. Church of England’s first black woman bishop calls for… Jul 2, 2019 Church of England’s first black woman bishop calls for more minority leaders(BBC) The leadership of the Church of England needs to better reflect the minorities who make up its congregations, the UK’s first black female bishop has said. Caribbean-born Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin said her appointment should broadcast how diverse the Church was. She described being racially abused in the street recently,…July 2, 2019In “General”Saluting our Women – Trinidad and Tobago PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar  The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, is the seventh and current Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. She was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 26, 2010 and is the country’s first female Prime Minister. Persad-Bissessar is the political leader of…March 8, 2015In “Associate Member States”‘Black Panther’ inspires Suriname NGO to push education, youth developmentThe Black Panther movie has inspired a group of concerned people in Suriname to sponsor more than 1, 000 local students to see the blockbuster, news outlet Caribbean News Now has reported. Caribbean people, from The Bahamas to Guyana, are among the actors in the  highly acclaimed, superhero movie. Produced by…March 23, 2018In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp Hudson-Wilkin, who was born in Jamaica, was introduced by Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, at St George’s C of E school in Broadstairs, Kent. He described her appointment as “groundbreaking and historic” and said it was one of the most exciting appointments the church had made for a long time. The new bishop and Welby spent 40 minutes answering questions from pupils. Hudson-Wilkin said she saw herself as “pretty ordinary – not necessarily ‘the black priest’ – but a priest with the good fortune to be black”.last_img read more

Dominica places 2nd in 2018 FCCA poster competition

first_img Share 195 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Poster by Tana Valmond(Press Release) Roseau, Dominica – (July 17, 2018) – Dominica Grammar School student, Tana Valmond has secured second place in the senior Division of the 2018 FCCA Environmental Poster Competition. The competition was held under the theme “Weathering the storm: Disaster preparation for my Destination”.Tana will be awarded USD $1,500 by the FCCA and the Dominica Grammar school will also be awarded USD $1,500. Emilio Sanford from Saint Mary’s Academy has also made it to the final round for the Junior Division on this year’s FCCA Poster Competition. Emilio will receive a prize of USD$200 for participating in the Poster Competition. Last year, Dominica also secured a winning spot in the Competition when the Dominica Grammar School secured 3rd place in the 2017 FCCA Environmental Poster. Held annually, the FCCA Environmental Poster Competition seeks to promote and stimulate environmental awareness among Caribbean students, while effectively educating our younger generation on the importance of environmental protection. This year’s competition attracted entries from six schools namely Orion Academy, St. Mary’s Academy, Convent Preparatory School, Kelleb John Laurent Primary, and Wills Strathmore Stevens Primary and the Dominica Grammar School. The annual FCCA Environmental Poster Competition is locally coordinated by the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. The local selection of the posters for submission to FCCA was done by local artists Mr. Earl Etienne and President of the Waitukubuli Artist Association, Mr. Lowell Royer.DDA appeals to the various primary & secondary schools on island to work with students for continued participation in future competitions aimed at increasing tourism awareness. Sharecenter_img BusinessLocalNews Dominica places 2nd in 2018 FCCA poster competition by: – July 17, 2018 Tweet Sharelast_img read more