The Church of Pentecost Ghana is charged to take National Chairman of the biggest resistance party the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elder Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and his elders through a necessary religious preparing to shape their administration abilities.
According to MyNwesGh.com, Mr Ofosu Ampofo who is a legislator is regarded by all sides of the political partition and has been an Elder of the Church of Pentecost for a long time. He has been observed to be a not too bad lawmaker and a respectable man.
A communique from the congregation reporting the obligatory training said, “All Elders of The Church of Pentecost are to experience a one-year endorsement preparing program at the Pentecost Theological Seminary (PTS) to prepare them to lead the effective execution of the five-year vital vision of the Church.”
“Per the Constitution of the Church, Elders and additionally Deacons and Deaconesses who are unpaid officers, are the front-liners of the Church. Senior citizens are in charge of the compelling running of the neighborhood church. The deliberate preparing of the Elders will enlarge the current apprenticeship program and is indispensable in preparing them for societal change and effect.” the statement said.
This decision is in line with the recently uncovered five-year key vision of the Church (Vision 2023) named “Having the Nations: Equipping the Church to Transform Every Sphere of Society with Values and Principles of the Kingdom of God.”
Directing Elders who are vital to the advancement of the nearby church, as per the new vision, will also be precisely chosen and offered occasional training to prepare them to lead the members well in order to build a decent church. This is relied upon to incorporate the new NDC Chairman.
To evaluate their adequacy to run the nearby church, District Ministers will be required to complete yearly execution examinations with Presiding Elders to guarantee that coveted execution targets are being met at the neighborhood level.
Under the Vision 2023, all Officers of the Church (Elders, Deacons and Deaconesses) will be required to partake in the lay administration training school, and that the lay initiative school will be assessed to discover its effect for further upgrades.
Once more, every officer will be required to have a duplicate of the Ministerial Handbook, where Ministers will be urged to intermittently utilize the substance of the handbook for the preparation of officers.
Vision 2023 was uncovered by the Chairman of the Church, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, on Monday, November 12, 2018, at the Pentecost Convention Center amid the opening of the yearly November Heads’ Meeting.
“The general objective of the five-key vision is to fabricate a congregation where individuals go to have their countries by changing each perspective, thought and conduct with qualities, standards and ways of life of the Kingdom of God and in this way turning numerous individuals to Christ.” the announcement finished.