Agormanya Area Prisons Crusade Yields 41 Souls
The Agormanya Area of The Church of Pentecost, led by Apostle James Gabriel Quardson, in collaboration with the Evangelism and Prison Ministries has organised a 3-day crusade at the premises of Akuse Prisons in the Eastern Region.
The event which took place from 26th to 28th April, 2018 was on the theme: “Do Not Harm Yourself, For Jesus, The Saviour Is Here,” taken from Acts 16:28, Luke 4:18.
It brought together both male and female inmates, officials of the prisons, ministers of the Church and their wives as well as some church members.
Speaking at the opening day of the crusade, Overseer Abraham Harvoh, Agormanya Area Prisons Ministry Leader, who also doubles as the Akateng District Minister, admonished the inmates to remain calm and hopeful in the Lord since God is with them in their current condition and would at His right time visit them.
He cautioned them not to break jail and run away since that act may rather bring harm to them and an untold hardship, saying, “Do not harm yourselves for Christ has better things for you.”
Narrating the story of Apostle Paul and Silas while in prison, Overseer Harvoh urged the inmates not to worry and look down on themselves but accept and believe in Jesus Christ, because in Him is freedom and salvation.
The Agormanya Area Evangelism Ministry Leader, Pastor George Amesawu, in a sermon to climax the programme assured the inmates of God’s love, care and visitation.
Quoting from Luke 7:11-17, he told the inmates that God has not rejected them even though their friends, loved ones and parents may have rejected them. “In all your challenges, problems and hopeless situation, God is with you and at the right time He will intervene and restore you,” he noted.
Opportunity was given to the inmates to display their talents through song ministration and dance while others narrated what led to their imprisonment.
Some women officers of the Church feted the inmates after which assorted food items and toiletries as well as copies of the Bible worth GH¢3,600 were presented to the inmates.
This was followed by an intercessory prayer for the inmates led by the Area Prisons Co-ordinator, Elder Minthin Kanor.
In an alter call led by Elder Foster Ametor and Pastor Amesawu, a total of 41 inmates surrendered their lives to Christ.
The Officer In–charge of Welfare at the Akuse Prisons, ASP Judith Alorvor, received the items on behalf of the facility and thanked the leadership of the Church for the sympathetic gesture shown to the facility.
Report by Ezekiel Abban Teye, Agormanya Area Reporter