The Pentecost Men’s Ministry (PEMEM) of the Assakae District in the Takoradi Area has donated some items to persons with disabilities (PWDs) within Assakae community in the Effia Kwesimintsim Municipality as part of activities marking the recently held 2020 National PEMEM Week Celebration.
The items were donated on behalf of the men in the district by the District Ministry Leader, Elder Samuel Afriyie Kumah, assisted by the District Minister, Pastor Ernest Perbi-Asare on Friday, September 18, 2020.
Elder Afriyie Kumah, in an interview with PENTECOST NEWS, said that the donation was made to support the livelihoods of PWDs in the community so that they would be able to cope with the economic hardship brought on Ghanaians due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Pastor Perbi-Asare charged members not to discriminate against PWDs in the church as well as in the community but rather show them love by emulating the love that Jesus Christ demonstrated to all humanity.
The District Leader for the Ministry to Persons With Disabilities (MPWDs), Deacon Samuel Nkrumah took the opportunity to explain the church’s vision for the introduction of the MPWDs as captured in the 5-year strategic vision of The Church of Pentecost (Vision 2023: Possessing the Nations) and how the church ensuring the full inclusion of PWDs in the church and society.
The highly-excited PWDs who benefited from the kind gesture were grateful to God that the Assakae District had remembered them in this difficult time.