How to Address The Head of the Jamaica Council of Churches

President of the Jamaica Council of Churches

The standard title for members is ‘the Reverend’, followed by first name or initials and surname, never ‘reverend’ with surname only. It should also be noted that ‘Reverend’ may be shortened to ‘Rev.’ or ‘Rev’d’.

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

Writing:

Reverend Dr Gordon Evans
President of the Jamaica Council of Churches
[Address]

Opening Salutation:

Dear Sir (formal)
Dear President (In his capacity) (semi-formal)

…………………………..
Yours faithfully (formal)
Yours sincerely (semi-formal)
[Signature]

Verbal Address:

Reverend

Semi-formal:

Reverend Evans 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:

Archbishop Reece