Religion of Monday, 5 May 2014
The South West Ghana Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church has ordained four new ministers of the gospel to help in church growth and evangelism.
The four; Pastors Jehoshaphat Oduro, Charles Appiah-Kubi, Joshua Kaku and Nana Kofi Nimako, received the ordination blessing and commission from the world renowned Evangelist, Doctor Andrew Ewool of the Encounter with the Truth Bible Broadcast on Ghana Television.
Pastor George Kuntu Blankson speaking at the Quadrennial session and ordination service entreated the newly ordained ministers of the Gospel to serve God’s people in humility and obedience, as well as seek the interest of the needy in society.
The Conference was a time for the church to take stock of its activities and elect executives to steer its affairs.
Pastor Michael Assilidjoe was elected the President of the Conference, while Pastor Afonaa Mensah is the executive secretary, Pastor Bright Osei Yeboah emerged the treasurer with ministerial secretary going to Pastor William Cobbinah.
Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister whose speech was read on his behalf, alluded to the many social services being offered by the SDA church to society.
He commended the church for its immense contributions towards education, health and agriculture, and entreated the members to sustain the humanitarian services.
Mr. Aidoo said economic hardships, conflicts, earthquakes and flood among other disasters called for divine intervention, adding, “It is therefore my plea that Men of God will unceasingly pray for God’s blessings and guidance”.