By Bertha Badu-Agyei, GNA
Koforidua, June 30, GNA - The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has ordained 18 new ministers into the church’s ministry, three of them women, with a call to them to be selfless and humble.
They should make a difference by touching the lives of many - to give confidence and hope to society.
The ministers had served out their two-year probation and on hand to perform the ceremony to officially commission them into the priesthood was the Moderator of the Church, the Right Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey.
He reminded them to uphold the tenets of the church and work diligently to promote its growth.
The Rev Kofi Amfo-Akonnor, Chairman of the Asante-Presbytery, in a sermon said Christianity was not about “milk and honey” and urged the newly ordained ministers to be mindful of that.
They should encourage and aid their congregation to remain steadfast in their faith in the face of life challenges and difficulties.
He asked them to bold to preach the gospel truth to turn people away from anything evil.
He said he was confident that the training they had received combined with the church’s mission to uphold the centrality of the word of God, would enable them to pursue a holistic ministry.
One of the ordained ministers, the Rev Afia Ban, on behalf of her colleagues thanked the church for the opportunity and pledged that they would live up to expectation and would not disappoint.