A holistically empowered youth living for Christ Jesus everywhere, who shall become responsible Christian adults committed to Church and Nation Building.
The Youth Ministry exists to mobilize and equip the youth through strategic programs and seasoned tools for them to live for Christ everywhere, make Him known to the world by employing a maze of evangelistic strategies, and positively impact Church and Society.
The Youth Ministry takes care of the youth of the Church. It meets on Mondays. Its students’ wing, called Pentecost Students and Associates (PENSA), operates in second cycle and tertiary institutions. It is vibrant in evangelism and leadership training.
The Ministry carries out evangelism, i.e., preaches, witnesses and wins souls; encourages the youth to participate fully in the programmes and activities of the Church and further exposes them to the various ministries within the Church.
It affords the youth the full opportunity to plan and organise programmes and activities for evangelism in schools, colleges and the tertiary institutions, and encourages them to develop their gifts and qualities of leadership, plan and organise programmes and activities that meet the peculiar needs and aspirations of the youth as well as carrying out other specialized Youth-related ministries.
Pastor Ebenezer Hagan is the current Director of the Youth Ministry. He is assisted by Elder Dr Eric Apau-Asante. Apostle Samuel Osei Asante is the Patron of the Youth Ministry.
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Before his call into the full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost in 1993 and subsequently as an Apostle in 2013, Apostle Samuel Osei Asante worked as a Mechanical Engineer at the Ghana Water and Sewerage Corporation in Sunyani. Samuel holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the KNUST and a Master of Theology degree in Applied Theology from Regents Theological College in United Kingdom. As a minister, Apostle Asante has served in seven stations and in various capacities in the Church. He was once appointed as the Administrative Secretary to the General Secretary at the Headquarters and also as a Lecturer at the Pentecost University College. He also served as Team Leader/ Country Director for four years. Apostle Asante is currently the Area Head of Koforidua and Chairman of the Records and Archives Committee of the Church. He is married to Elizabeth and they are blessed with two children.
Pastor Ebenezer Hagan is the Director of the Youth Ministry. He hold certificates in theology, and project management, and an MA in Pentecostal Studies. He has also completed an MTh degree in Practical Theology (with emphasis on Christian Education and Youth Ministry) at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon. His research interest in graduate studies have been on Youth Ministry among African Pentecostal and Charismatic churches.
Pastor Ebenezer Hagan was once the PENSA President for KNUST. He was called into the full-time ministry in 2008 and was stationed at Nyankpala in the Northern Region of Ghana where he served as Area Workers’ Secretary and the Area Youth Leader for Tamale. He was called into the pastorate in 2013. Before his appointment as Youth Director of the church, he served as the PENSA Travelling Secretary for the Greater Accra Region.
He is married to Mrs. Priscilla Hagan and they are blessed with three girls – Awuradwoa, Awurafua, and Baaba.
Elder Dr Eric Appau Asante holds a Diploma in Education degree from University of Education Winneba, Bachelor of Arts degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Master of Educational Leadership degree from University of Education and Doctor of Philosophy degree from KNUST. He is currently the Head of Department and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Educational Innovations, KNUST. Dr Asante is a member of the Asokwa Area Executive committee of the Church, Assistant Area Youth Leader and Chairman of the Asokwa Area Counseling Committee. He is married to Deaconess Sally Esi Asante and they are blessed with four children.