Jamaica
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Jamaica
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Capital City: Kingston
Population: 2.84 million
Main Languages: English, Patois
Main People Groups: Black
African, mixed-race, East Indian
• Religions: Christianity (Anglican,
Baptist, and other Protestant
churches), Roman Catholicism,
Rastafarianism, Judaism
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Jamaica
• Location: Jamaica
is an island in the
Caribbean Sea.
Below Florida you
will see the long
island of Cuba.
Below Cuba is the
smaller island of
Jamaica. It is
about the size of
our State of
Connecticut.
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Jamaica
• The Land: Most of the land is
mountainous. The land near the coasts
is flatter. The Arawak Indians who first
lived there called the land Xaymaca,
“land of wood and water.” Beautiful
beaches attract lots of tourists.
• Weather: Jamaica is warm and humid
all year round. The rainy season lasts
from May to October.
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Jamaica
Assemblies of God Facts:
• 8 missionaries work in Jamaica.
• 288 churches and 264 pastors.
• Bible school has over 70 students.
LET’S PRAY…
• for our missionaries and the Jamaican
pastors and churches.
• for the kids of Jamaica. Many come
from broken homes. Drugs and crime
are common, and many families have
members with AIDS.
• for more workers to help reach the
eastern part of the island, to work at
the Bible school, and to work with kids.
• for the Maroons and the Rastafarians,
who need to serve Jesus, not other
spirits.
BGMC provides the needed supplies
for Spanish radio and TV programs
all over Latin America and the
Caribbean.
BGMC provided library books for
the Bible college in Jamaica.
BGMC provided the training
materials for the Caribbean Teen
Challenge conference.
BGMC provides
lots of supplies
for all the
countries in
Latin America
and the
Caribbean such
as this manual
for helping
children with
AIDS.
Thank you for giving to BGMC to
help reach the people of Jamaica.
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