Pastor & Mrs. Cheremeh: Celebrating 21 Years In Full-Time Ministry
Oswald Cheremeh was born on Saturday, November 19, 1953, at Duayaw Nkwanta in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. He was the fifth child of Opanin Kofi Ameyaw (deceased) of Duayaw Nkwanta and Madam Mary Boampomaa of Bechem.
Oswald started elementary school in 1958 at Duayaw Nkwanta Presbyterian School and proceeded to the Presbyterian Middle school where he completed in 1968. After elementary school, he continued to Bechem Commercial College in 1970 to read Accounting and came out in 1973 with Ghana Business Certificate. He later wrote private examinations to obtain the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Stage 2 and the General Certificate of Education – Ordinary Level (GCE O’ Level) Certificates.
On completion of College, he was employed at Obiri Yeboah Secondary School as an Accounting Tutor from 1973 to 1974. He later moved to Kintampo to work as a Clerk with the World Health Organization (WHO) under the Ministry of Health for four years (1975-1979). He also worked with Ghana Water and Sewage Company in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region for thirteen years (1979-1992) and later transferred to Wa in the Upper West Region of Ghana (1992-1996).
Oswald was born into The Church of Pentecost. He was baptized in Sunyani by Apostle Bimpong (now deceased) in the year 1969. He was ordained a Deacon in 1975 and as an Elder in 1983.
Oswald, in 1982, married Georgina Afia Dadzie. They are blessed with three children; Benjamin, Jemima and Keziah and two adopted children, Joshua and Florence.
Oswald Cheremeh was called into the full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost at Wa through Apostle Joseph Mensah (now retired) in January 1997. He was confirmed as an Overseer in 1998 and ordained as a Pastor in 2001. He has faithfully and meritoriously served as a full-time minister in The Church of Pentecost for 21 years. His ministerial journey took him to Techiman Nsuta (1997-2003), Sankore (2003-2008), Asamankese (2008-2013) and finally Kotobabi (2013-2018).
Pastor Cheremeh could not have a successful ministry without the love and support of his dear wife, Mrs. Georgina Cheremeh. Together, they have formed a wonderful partnership in ministry which has yielded great results to the glory of God.
A retirement service would be held in honour of Pastor Oswald and Mrs. Georgina Cheremeh on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at the Maamobi Central Assembly in the La Area of The Church of Pentecost.