• Protocol

    President of the Jamaica Council of Churches

                The President of the Jamaica Council of Churches is formally addressed in:

    Writing:

     

                The Rev. Merlyn Hyde-Riley

    President of the Jamaica Council of Churches

    Address

    Opening Salutation:

                ‘Dear Sir/Madam (formal)

    ‘Dear President (In his/her capacity) (semi-formal)

    …………………………..

    Yours faithfully (formal)

    Yours sincerely (semi-formal)

    Signature’

    Verbal Address:

    Reverend Galbraith

    Semi-formal:

    Reverend Galbraith or Reverend

    If the President is a Roman Catholic Archbishop as in the case of former President,

      The Most Reverend and Hon. Donald J. Reece, OJ, DD, the verbal address would be:

     

                ‘Your Grace/Archbishop’         (according to his preference)

     

    The semi-formal address would be:

     

    ‘Reverend Reece/Archbishop’