YCC to stage ‘mega’ gospel event

Young Crusaders for Christ, a group of young adults from different denominations and Christian groups in Grand Cayman, along with its affiliates across the Caribbean and the UK will be coming together to organize the first Mega Gospel Explosion and Summer Camp.

The event, to be staged 16-22 July, will offer a wide range of activities throughout the week, said a press release from the group.

At 4pm Sunday, 16 July YCCM international celebrates its ninth anniversary at the University College of Cayman Islands. The guest speaker will be Rev. Selwyn Bratwaite from Barbados.

Immediately following this celebration, will be the opening service for the Mega Gospel Explosion. Speakers for the week include Rev. Kevin Richards, International Chairman YCCM, Minister Troy Richards of the UK, Evangelist Odari Mullings of Jamaica, Elder Patrick Thompson of Grand Cayman, Evangest Conrod Farquharson of Jamaica and a host of other presenters from across the Caribbean Islands.

The Mega Gospel Explosion evangelistic meetings will all be held at the University College of Cayman Islands starting at 7:15pm nightly.

From 17-21 July, there will be seminars for adults dealing with a rage of issues including leadership, women and their role, men and their purpose, the importance of evangelism and to what degree crime affects the church and how we can help. The sessions take place from 10:30am to 1:30pm.

The group will also host a Mega Gospel Summer Camp for children ages 3 to 16 at the Light of the World Christian Fellowship Ministries, Bodden Place, Shedden Road. It runs from 17-22 July, from 8am to 5.30pm.

Camp activities will include arts and crafts, music, drama, Bible studies, games, counselling sessions, field trips and more. For information on the summer camp contact Caris Bramwell 939-4850, 947-1949, or Natalee 326-6997, 322-0238.

The event winds up with a sports day on 22 July, the venue to be announced later.

‘Our greatest expectation during the course of this week, is to rekindle a spiritual fire and awaken a desire for holiness among youths and others attendees,’ the release said.