Atlantic Caribbean Union

ACUM Prepares for January

After a successful open house, which served to apprise members and concerned persons of the role and function of the new union serving the Bahamas,

the Cayman Islands, and the Turk and Caicos Islands, the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission (ACUM) now prepares for January’s events.

Commencement Executive Committee Meeting
In January, all conference and mission officers as well as all other members of the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission Executive Committee will meet in Nassau in the Board Room of ACUM’s Office for the first historic Executive Committee meeting over which Pastor Leonard Johnson, Union president will preside. In attendance will be Pastor Israel Leito, president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
ACUM’s Executive Committee members are as follows:
Chairman - Dr. Leonard Johnson (President); Pastor Peter Kerr (Executive Secretary); Mr. Roderick Sands (Treasurer); Pastor Paul A. Scavella; Pastor Peter Joseph; Elder Melvin Lewis; Pastor Errol B.Tinker; Pastor Henry (Roger) Moncur; Mrs. Tonia Palmer; Pastor Eric D. Clarke; Pastor Reinaldo Dracket; Mrs. Sheila Woods; Pastor Michael Smith; Brother Hopeton Bansie; Dr. Herbert Thompson; Dr. Cheryl Rolle; Pastor Al Powell; Pastor Ricardo Bain; Mrs. Mary Knott; Pastor Wesley Nyack; Mr. Renford Trail; Dr. Robert Wright; Mrs. Sonia McLaughlin; Mr. Keith Major; Mrs. Judith Robinson; and Mr. Louis Thurston.

Installation Service
Officers, directors, and Executive Committee members will be installed in a service of consecration at the Grant’s Town Seventh-day Adventist Church on Sabbath, January 15, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. Pastor Israel Leito, president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists will preside. Under the leadership of Brother Nelson Bain, a combined choir of persons from various churches in the Bahamas Conference will provide music for the occasion. Also, the Meistersingers will perform. It is expected that church leaders from the Inter-American Division, the Jamaica Union Conference, the United States, and various local religious groups as well as government officials will attend this service.

On Sunday, January 16, 2011, beginning at 9:00 a.m., ground will be broken for the new office complex for the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission in the Bethany Cove Subdivision. Again, Pastor Leito will preside over this short service.

Budgets, Audits, and Conventions
Union officers will also preside over budget and audit meetings and attend and participate in conventions in each field, carrying a message of revival and reformation, the world church’s theme for this quinquennium.
Given the aforementioned, the Union officers are soliciting your prayers for the favor and blessings of God upon all of these events and services.
Communication Department