BROOKLYN, NY – The Dominica Association of Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S. (DASUS) will commemorate its tenth anniversary and the 36th Anniversary of Dominica’s Independence with a Dominica Day Church Service on Saturday, 8 November 2014 at the Bethany Seventh-day Adventist Church, 962 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, New York.
Dominica Day will begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sabbath School. Divine Service, the main worship program, will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by a Fellowship Lunch. The celebration will continue with an Advent Youth (AY) Program at 3:30 p.m. and culminate with a Cultural Reception at 5:30 p.m.
The featured speaker for Dominica Day is Dion T. Harrigan, PhD, pastor of the Bethany Seventh-day Adventist Church. Dr. Harrigan, whose mother is a native of Dominica, is also a professor of Education and the director of the Center for the Advancement of Faith, Ethics, and Learning (CAFEL) at Nyack College in New York.
Honorable Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica; His Excellency Hubert John Charles, Dominica’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA); and Mrs. Barbara Dailey Consul General of the Commonwealth of Dominica have been invited to Dominica Day.
Dignitaries from the New York area have also been asked to attend.
“DASUS was formed about 10 years ago to bring Seventh-day Adventist Dominicans together to embrace their faith and heritage,” said Beryl R. Williams, president and founder. “We are also focusing on strengthening formal ties with our church family at home in order to make meaningful contributions to select projects.”
Seventh-day Adventist Dominicans throughout the USA, the United States Virgin Islands, and Canada are invited to Dominica Day.
A cordial invitation is also extended to family, friends, and loved ones of all faiths and nationalities.
“We look forward to a wonderful, memorable day of blessing, fellowship and cultural celebration,” Ms. Williams said.
For more information about Dominica Day please contact DASUS at DASUSmail@gmail.com