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World Ambassadors for Social Transformation

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Youth on US mission

Date August 10, 2005 Compliments of the Barbados Nation News

EIGHT YOUNG CHRISTIANS will be winging their way to New Jersey, United States, later today, to participate in the World Ambassadors for Social Transformation programme. Chairman of Jesus Week, Patrick Tannis, said the exchange programme was "a progressive step as Government and the church begin to work more closely together to fulfil a mandate of total development of the country's citizens".

He was speaking during a Press conference at Parliament Buildings yesterday.

The eight are Myles Phillips, Jalissa Williams, Crystal Ashby, Riechell Worrell, Rossann Bovell, Michelle Smart, Candice King and Kemar Whitehall. Grace Gill and Kim Jones will be the chaperones.

"The Jesus Week initiative, partnering with the Minister of Social Transformation Hamilton Lashley, has come up with a project to create the World Ambassadors for Social Transformation. This is a project which embraces the youth and vigour of the teenagers of the world.

On the premise that Jesus Christ was the world's first minister of social transformation, the organisers of the programme have launched out with the ideals of faith, courage and goodwill that would be passed on to young people," Patrick Tannis said.

He said it was hoped the programme would not only bring the church and state closer together, but other nations and other churches from around the world.

He said as the programme progressed, Barbados would emerge as a leading nation in the area of diplomacy and youth commitment to good ideals and wholesome values.

Lashley described the programme as a wonderful concept since it would be making a "gateway" for other participants.

He added that every church in the island was part of the Ministry of Social Transformation and espoused the philosophy, programme and the fundamental policies of social transformation.

"Our aim is to partner with the churches in Barbados to bring about social transformation. Barbados could never achieve genuine social transformation without a distinct relationship with Jesus Christ.

"It is totally impossible. Without Christ, Barbados would only achieve material advancement," Lashley said.

During their two-week stay in the United States, the eight participants will visit places such as the United Nations, New York Stock Exchange, NBC Studios and the Schomburg Centre for Research.

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