Both Whole Life Sports and Women’s Centre are efforts to bring peace to the family and community and to collaborate with churches in healing social and societal wounds in Jamaica. Mark Beach reports from the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) in the capital, Kingston.
British Methodists have declared that “the age of apathy seems to be over” after a Youth Assembly with almost twice as many participants as last year. The Assembly elected Pete Brady as Youth President, a full-time, salaried position.
The Methodist Church is on the brink of becoming the first British denomination to employ an elected full-time Youth President. The plan is part of a wide-ranging scheme to put young people’s voices at the heart of the Methodist Church.