Barbara Gray-Burke addresses members of the Spiritual Shouter
Baptist faith during Liberation Day celebrations at Maloney
Construction of the long-awaited Shouter Baptist primary school
will begin next month, Episcopal Archbishop Barbara Gray-Burke
She said they had been given approval by the Education Ministry
to go ahead with the building in the second week of April.
Gray-Burke was speaking at the 11th anniversary celebrations
of Shouter Baptist Liberation Day at their Maloney park where
hundreds of worshippers turned out to give praise and celebrate
The Baptists received the 1.57 hectare plot of land at Orange
Grove Estate, Tacarigua, in 2000 to construct a youth counselling
centre, recreational facilities and a $10 million cathedral.
I real happy. I feel a deep joy in my soul because we need
a school to indoctrinate and instil our faith into our children,
a joyous Gray-Burke told the masses who had turned out in
full traditional wear in myriad colours.
Wearing clothes from the purest white to blood red, they sang
and danced, unmindful of the heat from the early afternoon
It was a day of praise and worship as they rejoiced in their
victory to openly profess their faith.
Archbishop Ashton Clarke called on the worshippers to
stand up and praise your God.
our moving forward there will be those who seek to remind
us of our past, but you stand up and praise Him, he
have been persecuted for our faith, but our God is a great
God, he said.
Clarke also called for the return of family values if society
was to move forward.
is all good and well to say I am giving my children all they
want, but are we giving them values? he questioned.