Anglican Mens' Association of the
Diocese of Barbados
Henry’s Lane, Collymore Rock, St. Michael
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09232006_25244_0.jpgBACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Anglican Men's Association (AMA) originated from a proposal of the Diocesan Bishop of Barbados The Rt Rev Drexel Gomez, now Lord Archbishop of the West Indies.

It was oficially launched on 24th August 1976, the Feast of St. Bartholomew, with thirteen affiliated Fellowships.

Its main purpose being to provide a ministry to men eighteen years and over, mainly practising communicants.


AIMS AND OBJECTIVE

To build up together our life in Christ and to promote fellowship among Christian men through worship, prayer and service:

To promote good family life and create among men an awareness to be responsible citizens

To encourage men to bring up their children in the faith and life of the Church

To assist the poor and needy, and to visit the shut-ins

To help in the maintenance of the Church

To promote the welfare of the community by assisting in cultural work inside and outside of the Church

To support joint activities sponsored by the Church at Parochial, Deanery and Diocesan levels, as well as providing a means for circulating information among males in the Church

Patron:         The Most Rev & Dr The Hon John W D Holder, Bishop of Barbados and Archbishop of the West                Indies

Chaplain:       The Rev Canon Wayne E Isaacs, Canon Missioner

MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the Asociation is open to all Men's Fellowships or other Men's groups in the Diocese who accept the Aims and Objectives of the Association.


President and Synod Council Representative
Hartley Dottin (St Mary)
First Vice-President
Errol Phillips (St Joseph)
Second Vice-President
Trevor Ifill (Christ the King)
Secretary
David Worrell (St Peter)
Assistant Secretary
Joel Bannister (St James)
Treasurer
Erwin Babb (St Peter)
Public Relations Officer
Clarence Douglin (St James)
Deanery Representatives:
Christ Church
St John
St Michael
St Peter
Owen Branch (Holy Trinity)
Clovis Harewood (St Augustine)
Ronald Hewitt (Christ the King)
Vacant
These Officers will serve for the term 2011-2012.

The AMA is affiliated to the Anglican Men of the West Indies (AMWI).  The AMWI was inauguratd in 2007 and membership is open to Dioceses of the Province of the West Indies.

The current Officers of AMWI are:

President:              Hartley Dottin (Barbados)
Vice President: Edward Williams (Guyana)
Secretary:              Joel Banister (Barbados)
Treasurer:              Errol Phillips (Barbados)

Events

During each year, the Anglican Men's Association (AMA) observes:
Its Patron Day - Feast of St Joseph - March 19th;
Father's Day - 3rd Sunday in June
Anniversary Service - 2nd Sunday in September


 Last Modified: 2 April,2012