Newly elected Presbyters of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana Hope Congregation, Sakumono Estates have been inducted into office. The commissioning ceremony, held on Sunday, December 20, 2020 saw the Resident Minister, Rev Emmanuel Obeng Ntow spelling out the roles and responsibilities of a Presbyter.
The Presbyters, ten males and ten females will join the agents (Ministerial Team) to constitute the Session for the next four years.
The Presbyters are;
Mr. Prince Offei Larbi
Mr. Edward Odai Laryea
Mr. Eric Asare-Ansah
Dr. Emmanuel Kyeremanteng-Amoah
Mr. Eric K. Adjei
Mr. Sampson Asare Fianko
Mr. Stephen Kofi Appiah Kwakye
Mr. Phillip Ohene Opare Addo
Mr. Papa Kwesi Dako
Mr David Nyanteh
Mrs. Lydia Asare Ansah
Mrs. Patience Arthur-Baidoo
Mrs. Bernice Laako Natue
Mrs Sylvia Ohenewaa Tetteh
Mrs Vivian Danso Dodoo
Mrs. Sophia Naa Ayorkor Fialor
Ms. Lydia Twumwaa
Mrs Comfort Nyameba Opoku
Mrs. Grace Bonda Sackey
Mrs. Harriet T. Wayo
Rev Obeng Ntow acknowledged the role of the outgoing session members for their dedication and commitment to the work of the congregation and expressed the hope that the new set of elders will build on their achievements to enhance the work of the congregation.
He appealed to the congregation to support their elders with prayers as they take office and lead the church for the next four years. The outgoing session members were presented with citations in recognition of their hard work
Meanwhile Mrs Vivian Danso Dodoo, has been elected as the new Senior Presbyter. She succeeds Mrs. Patience Arthur-Baidoo who have served as Senior Presbyter for two terms. Other officers of Session appointed after a retreat held post-election are:
Session Clerk: Mr Edward Odai Laryea
Assistant Session Clerk: Papa Kwesi Dako
Treasurer: Mr Sampson Asare Fianko
Assistant Treasurer: Mr Eric Twum Ansah
Head Protocol Officer: Mrs Lydia Asare Ansah
Protocol Officer 2: Mr Prince Offei Larbi
Protocol Officer 3: Ms Lydia Twumwaa
On behalf of the newly elected presbyters, Mrs Vivian Danso Dodoo expressed gratitude to the former Session for their role and pledge on behalf of the new Session members to continue from where they left off.
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