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Religion of Thursday, 23 August 2018

Source: Class FM

Mante is new Presby Moderator

Rev. Prof J.O.Y. Mante has been confirmed as the new Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG).

All contenders stepped down for him to go unopposed.

He takes over from Right Rev Professor Cephas Narh Amenyo who is currently indisposed.

The General Assembly of the PCG took a decision on Friday, 17 August 2018 to declare the Moderator’s seat vacant for a new leader to be elected.

Rev. Prof. J.O.Y. Mante, PhD, was the President of the Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon. He holds an MA, MPhil and PhD in Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA.

Prof. Mante has served as the Board Chairman of Adom Foundation since 1996 and he also currently serves on the National Accreditation Board of Ghana.

He has served on many committees and boards in Ghana and abroad over the past 20 years, including the Presbyterian University College of Ghana, Presbyterian Women’s College of Education, and the World Alliance of Reformed Churches in Geneva, Switzerland.

He has been a minister of the gospel in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana since 1981 and he served as the Akuapem Presbytery Chairperson from 2006 to 2011.

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