The Sawla Area Head of The Church of Pentecost (CoP), Pastor David Amankwaa, has been appointed as the Chairman of the newly-inaugurated Savannah Regional Chapter of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC).
Pastor Amankwaa was inducted into office during a grand ceremony to inaugurate the chapter of the Council in the Savannah Region at the Sawla Central Assembly church auditorium of The Church of Pentecost last Sunday.
According to the GPCC General Secretary, Rev. Emmanuel Barrigah, who chaired the event, the creation of the Savannah Region out of the Northern Region, has necessitated the inauguration of the GPCC in the Savannah Region and the induction of Regional Executives to oversee the affairs of the Council in the region.
Other members of the New Regional Executive Committee (REC) inducted into office were Rev. Patrick Mensah (Area Head, CAC, Bole Missions) – Vice Chairman, Rev. Benjamin Addo-Boateng (District Pastor, CoP, Bole) – Secretary, Rev. Peter Tunjie (Head Pastor, Bethel Prayer Ministry,Sawla) – Organizer, Rev. Adams Seidu (Head Pastor, Fountain Gate Chapel, Bole) – Financial Secretary, Rev. Augustine Tungkunmwene (Head Pastor, Assemblies of God, Salaga) – Member, Rev. Charles Lokko (Head Pastor, The Apostolic Church, Kalba), Member, Rev. Atta Joseph (Head Pastor, Holistic Gospel Church, Damango) – Member and Rev. Agbenyeke (Head Pastor, Assemblies of God, Buipe) – Member.
Pastor David Amankwaa, in his response, acknowledged God’s grace for the mandate given to REC to spearhead GPCC activities in the region.
He also thanked the National GPCC Executive Members and the General Secretary and wife as well as all Heads of Churches present for confidence reposed in them assured them of the REC’s commitment towards advancing the cause of the Council and the Kingdom of God in the region.
“We would work hard to organise GPCC at the various district levels across the region,” he said and also called on all member churches to get all hands-on deck to help the REC achieve this objective.