The maiden edition of the “ABIDEDOES Conference,” organised by the Women’s Ministry of The Church of Pentecost, has commenced at the Pentecost Convention Centre in Gomoa-Fetteh.
The “ABIDEDOES Conference,” derived from the names of notable Bible characters: Abigail, Deborah, Dorcas, and Salomey, aims to equip women with the necessary skill sets to make a maximum impact in their respective fields.
The event began today, September 14, 2023, and is scheduled to end on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
Among those present at the opening session were Apostle Samuel Gyau Obuobi (General Secretary), Apostle Ebenezer Hagan (Youth Munistry Director), Apostle James Asare (Kasoa Area Head), and Apostle William Boakye Agyarko (Haatso Area Head).
Also in attendance were Mrs. Mary Nyamekye (Wife of the Chairman), Mrs Juliana Korkor Obuobi (Wife of the General Secretary), Mrs. Deborah Agyemang Bekoe (Wife of the International Missions Director), Deaconess Mrs. Philomina Mireku (Women’s Ministry Director), Deaconess Mrs. Vivian Amfo (Deputy Women’s Ministry Director); Mrs. Mary Nana Aba Mensah (PIWC Atomic); Mrs. Abishag Asamoah Boakye; Elder Gabriel Aheto (CEO of Star Entrepreneurship), and many others.
Addressing the gathering during her opening speech, Mrs. Philomina Mireku, expressed her gratitude to God and the participants for the large turnout.
She emphasised that the event signifies the power of unity and the remarkable achievements women can attain when they come together.
The Women’s Ministry Director extended her appreciation to Chairman Apostle Eric Nyamekye, Executive Council members, area heads, and leaders from various regions, acknowledging their unwavering support as integral to the event’s success.
Mrs. Mireku highlighted that the ABIDEDOES conference, the flagship programme of the Women’s Ministry, is designed to provide participants with valuable skills and insights across various aspects of life.
She stated, “Over the next three days, attendees will have the privilege of learning from seasoned speakers such as Mrs. Mary Nyamekye, Mrs. Juliana Korkor Obuobi, Mrs. Deborah Bekoe, and Youth Director Apostle Ebenezer Hagan, among others.
The conference serves as a platform for dialogue, collaboration, and growth. We encourage attendees to engage in thought-provoking discussions and glean wisdom from one another.”
Apostle Samuel Obuobi, the General Secretary of The Church of Pentecost, commended the leadership of the Women’s Ministry for their bold initiative in organizing the event.
He emphasised that one of God’s purposes for His children on earth is to have a lasting impact in their generation.
“It is never His expectation for us to live through this world without affecting our generation and generations beyond us,” he added.