The Downtown-Ofaakor Area of The Church of Pentecost, under the leadership of Apostle William Kojo Edzorhoho, on Monday, November 27, 2023, launched its monthly prayer service dubbed; “Shechem Prayer.”
Explaining the rationale behind the name “Shechem Prayer” on the day of the launch at the Akweley Astroturf Park in Kasoa Downtown, Apostle Edzorhoho noted that “Shechem Prayer” is a spiritual practice that aims to link Christians to what God has said about them.
“It is based on the biblical story of Abraham, who was called by God to leave his country and go to a land that God would show him. Along the way, Abraham came to a place called Shechem, where he built an altar and prayed to God. There, God spoke to him and reaffirmed his promise to make him a great nation and a blessing to the world,” he noted.
The Area Head mentioned that “Shechem Prayer” helps Christians to have faith in God’s promise and to receive a word from God about their future.
“It also helps them to align their calling with God’s purpose for their lives. God wants to use Christians as channels of his grace and love to the world, and this can only happen when they stay in Shechem, a place of prayer and communion with God,” he reaffirmed.
He stressed that “Shechem Prayer” is part of the vision to reposition the local church as a great and glorious church that God intended to use to transform society.
“By staying in Shechem, Christians can experience God’s presence, power, and provision in their lives and ministries,” he concluded.
The “Shechem Prayer” service will be held monthly on every Monday of the Communion Week in the Church’s calendar which will be known as “Shechem Prayer Day.”
Present at the service were a cross-section of the Area Pastorate and wives, officers, and members.