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BWA General Council Resolution 1992.8

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance, meeting in Montego Bay, Jamaica, July 4-12, 1992;

EXPRESSES to the Jamaica Baptist Union sincere appreciation and genuine gratitude for the splendid preparation and warm hospitality of Jamaica Baptists;

ACKNOWLEDGES the honor of being welcomed at the opening dinner by a fellow Baptist, the Prime Minister, the Honorable P. J. Patterson. We further acknowledge the honor of receiving greetings in the opening session of the General Council from the Governor General, the Most Excellent Sir Howard Cooke, and His Worship Arthur G. Gilchrist, the Mayor of Montego Bay, and Dr. Roy Henry, President of the Jamaica Baptist Union;

COMMENDS sincerely the Jamaica Baptist Union and the local arrangements committee chaired by Rev. Sam Reid for their outstanding job in planning and conducting a very successful Baptist World Alliance gathering;

GIVES a special word of thanks for the wonderful cultural experience and witnessing opportunity of joining Jamaica Baptists in the March for Jesus Rally to Sam Sharpe Square, downtown Montego Bay; and,

WE CARRY with us, as we leave the beautiful island of Jamaica, a fresh vision of the love of Jesus Christ so prevalent in the hearts and lives of Baptists in Jamaica!


Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1992-1993 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1992.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1992-1993 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1992), pp. 174-175.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1992.8 Appreciation;

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1992.8).

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