The commemorative Broken Trident will journey across St. Lucy next month, with stops at several churches and places of business.
On Friday, July 1, the Broken Trident will be handed over in a ceremony at Bethel Pentecostal Church, Greenidges, at 5:30 p.m. Then, on Sunday, July 3, it will be hosted by the Roy Warden Caring Home, Friendly Hall, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
On Tuesday, July 12, the symbolic Broken Trident will have pride of place at a Patronage Festival Service dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Independence at St. Swithins Church, beginning at 7:15 pm. The next day, Wednesday, July 13, it will be on display at the St. Lucy District Hospital, Chance Hall, from 10:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Staff of the Arawak Cement Company will welcome the commemorative Trident on Thursday, July 14, at 9:30 a.m., while patrons of the Animal Flower Cave will be able to view it on Sunday, July 17, from 12:15 to 5:00 p.m.
On Monday, July 25, the Broken Trident will be at the St. Lucy Post Office from 7:45 to 11:00 a.m., and, also on that same day, at Wee B Kids Day Care and Preschool Nursery, Maycocks, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visitors to Moon Town in Half Moon Fort on Saturday, July 30, will be able to view the Trident from 9:45 a.m.
Churches in St. Lucy will also play host to the commemorative Broken Trident. It will be on display at the St. Lucy Parish Church on Sunday, July 3, from 7:45 a.m.; and Selah Methodist Church, Content; and the Living Waters Tabernacle, Crab Hill, on Sunday, July 10, at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., respectively.
Bennett’s Temple United Holy Church, Pie Corner, will receive the Trident on Sunday, July 17, at 10:00 a.m., while the Chance Hall Seventh-day Adventist Church will have its turn on Saturday, July 23, from 9:00 a.m.
On Sunday, July 24, it will be on display at the Hope Road Church of the Nazarene from 10:00 a.m., and at the Checker Hall New Testament Church on Sunday, July 31, from 9:45 a.m.
Since January, the commemorative Broken Trident has travelled to St. George, St. Thomas, St. Peter, Christ Church, St. James and St. John. In the coming months, the commemorative Broken Trident will traverse all 11 parishes before it is permanently housed in a monument to be erected at the Garrison Savannah.