To conclude the first month of the year, pastors and leaders traveled throughout the Bahamas for the Family Island Conventions from January 22nd- 24th. The members were reportedly delighted to welcome in the new year with local conventions and during the weekend, some pastors were also officially installed into their churches. 

South Bahamas Conference President Pastor Kenny Deveaux traveled with Pastor Craig Williams who is now the Pastor for the Cat Island District. 

The San Salvador members welcomed the Executive Secretary of the Conference, Pastor Leonardo Rahming who led the installation service of Pastor Kareem Back to the Cockburn Town church. 

Pastor Manasseh and Kenisha Simms were officially installed in the Exuma District of churches. The event took place at Mount Thompson Seventh-day Adventist Church. The district includes the Mount Thompson, Moss Town, and Rollevile Seventh-day Adventist Churches. 

In his address to the congregation, Pastor Simms reminded the members that God always has a purpose for them, emphasizing the ongoing nature of divine work within and around the community. 

Simms said, "It is the spirit of God that's able to revive our souls again. It's the spirit of Jesus Christ in the Exuma District that's able to breathe new life, and allow us to continue to do what He has called us to do. So that's why I testify all the time, I need God to keep my mind everyday, I need Him to keep my heart everyday, I need Him to keep on working on me. And if you are honest enough I want you to admit that you need God to keep on working on you."

The local conventions created community connection and fostered a sense of unity and purpose among its members.

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