Apostle Eric Nyamekye, Chairman of The Church of Pentecost worldwide, has been elected President of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC).
The respected clergyman was elected to the high office on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the 2023 Conference of Heads of Churches and Organisations underway at the Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC), Gomoa Fetteh, near Kasoa.
Apostle Nyamekye replaces Rev. Prof. Paul Frimpong Manso, who has ended his tenure as the President of the biggest ecumenical body in Ghana.
At the same event, Bishop Dr Gordon Kisseih of the Miracle Life Gospel Church was elected the 1st Vice President, while the President of the Apostolic Church – Ghana, Apostle Dr Aaron Ami-Narh, was elected the 2nd Vice President of the ecumenical body.
The Apostle Nyamekye-led new national executives will be sworn into office at a later date.
The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) is a faith-based organisation and the umbrella body of over 250 Pentecostal and Charismatic Christian church denominations and para-church organisations in Ghana. It was established in 1969 but registered and recognised as a legal entity in 1971 to pursue the unity of the body of Christ, to propagate the gospel and to meet the spiritual and socio-economic needs of its members and Ghanaians in general.