Parade Gardens Lutheran School News

We are grateful to God for his protection and guidance through the last school year at Parade Gardens Lutheran School (PGLS) in Kingston, Jamaica. Just before the close of the last term, the school organized a sports day event in which the children participated in many races and won several awards and prizes. Now we look forward to God’s blessing for the new term that began on April 12 and will continue into early July.

Jamaica Mission in Pandemic

Thank you for your steadfastness in upholding the Church’s work in Jamaica, prayerfully and with your sacrificial gifts. We pray you and your family are healthy, well, and finding the blessings in these unprecedented times. Pastor Ite shepherded both Kingston area congregations and Parade Gardens Lutheran School (PGLS) through the peak of COVID-19 and continues adjusting to the joys and challenges of a new normal.

Jamaican Lutherans Celebrate Reggae Month

As part of the celebration of Reggae Month in 2020, Lutheran Ministries in Jamaica decided to celebrate their children. Pastor Obot Ite, an alliance missionary from Nigeria, who has served in Jamaica for well over a decade, had the idea to work with Parade Gardens Lutheran School to provide opportunities for the children to express their faith during worship services at nearby Faith Lutheran Church.

Project: Alliance Missionary Obot Ite

Pastor Obot Ite has served for over eleven years in Kingston
Jamaica. Pastor Ite is a third generation Lutheran from our
partner church in Nigeria. LCMS began church planting in
Nigeria in 1936. Ite, himself, grew up with an LCMS missionary
as his pastor. Now, he has come across the sea with his wife,
Abas, and little daughter, Goodness, to the Caribbean to bring the
precious Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Jamaican people.