Out-going ministry directors of The Church of Pentecost and their National Executive Committee (NEC) Members have been lauded for their invaluable services to the Church.
“We want to show our appreciation to you for what you have done for the Church. You have done what you could and you need to be proud of serving the Church,” the Chairman of the Church, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, said this during a certificate presentation ceremony held in honour of the reviewed directors and their NEC members at the Headquarters at La, Accra, on Friday, October 16, 2020, ahead of the farewell and induction service scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 18, at PIWC Atomic.
The outgoing directors are Apostle Fred Tiakor (Children’s Director), who served from 2012 to 2020; Deaconess Grace Lucy Yeboah-Asuama (Women’s Director), who served from 2012 to 2020; Apostle Emmanuel Ofei Ankra-Badu (PEMEM Director), who served from 2016 to 2020; Pastor Dr Nicholas Darko (Finance and Administration Director – FAD), who served from 2001 to 2020; Elder Amos Kevin-Annan (Deputy Youth Director), who served from 2004 to 2020, and Deaconess Margaret Osei (Deputy Women’s Director), who served from 2012 to 2020.
The reviewed NEC members from the Pentecost Men’s Ministry (PEMEM) are Pastor Joseph Agbemor (2012 to 2020) and Pastor Joseph Quaicoo (2012 to 2020).
The Women’s Ministry reviewed NEC members are Mrs. Rebecca Assabil (2016 to 2020), Mrs. Mabel Darko (2015 to 2020), Deaconess Victoria Aboah (2012 to 2020), Deaconess Juliana Asare Debrah (2012 to 2020), and Deaconess Gladys Atujona (2012 to 2020).
From the Youth Ministry are Pastor Nii Okaija Sackey (2012 to 2020), Elder Makafui Nyamadi (2012 to 2020), Elder Dr. Omare Siaw (2012 to 2020), Mrs. Gifty Dansoa Appiah (2012 to 2020), and Deaconess Gina Asante (2012 to 2020).
The reviewed NEC members from the Children’s Ministry are Pastor P. G. Andoh (2012 to 2020), Elder K. Asare-Twerefour (2008 to 2020), Deaconess Rita Yedu (2004 to 2020), and Mrs. Victoria Abeo-Tetteh (2012 to 2020).
In a short exhortation based on Ecclesiastics 1:1-4, Hebrews 6:10, Mark 14:8, the Chairman said that it is gratifying to serve one’s generation. According to him, though human beings may forget generations gone by, God, who is not unjust, will always remember them.
Apostle Eric Nyamekye indicated that the reviewed directors and the NEC members will have their names imprinted in the history books of the Church and the ministries for their dedicated services.
He entreated them to keep the fellowship they have established over the years even though their terms have ended, and also support their successors with their prayers and advice for them to succeed.
Elder Amos Kevin-Annan (the out-going Deputy Youth Director) on behalf of the reviewed directors and the NEC members expressed their profound gratitude to God for endowing them with grace to serve the Church. He also thanked the leadership of the Church for the confidence reposed in them to be appointed to serve the Church in various capacities.
Present at the event were the General Secretary, Apostle Alexander Nana Yaw Kumi-Larbi; the International Missions Director, Apostle Emmanuel Gyesi-Addo; Apostle Joseph Assabil (Takoradi Area Head/Executive Council Member), and Prophet David Beditor Kankam (Ashaiman Area Head/Executive Council Member), among others.