By Robert Tachie Menson, GNA
(B/R), April 21, GNA - Churches at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Dormaa Central
Municipality of the Bono Region ushered in the Good Friday and Easter
celebrations with conventions and services to mark the crucifixion and death of
Most of the
churches started the festivities as early as Wednesday evening and were
expected to climax their activities on Sunday.
of the occasion (Good Friday/Easter) were not only at Dormaa-Ahenkro, but
nationwide as it was an annual global event marked by all Christians.
At a location
adjacent the Dormaa-Ahenkro branch of the GCB Bank Limited building, members of
the Pentecost Church within the Dormaa-Ahenkro District and those from the
Berekum District converged for their annual convention.
Some of the
Churches held services twice daily, morning and evening, while others had
theirs either in the morning or evening only.
On the Good
Friday, members of a local Roman Catholic Church at the ‘Low Cost’ residential
area, members clad in mourning costumes solemnly observed the occasion.
Ampomah, the Head Pastor, Schaffaer Memorial Congregation of the Presbyterian
Church of Ghana in a sermon appealed to Christians to exhibit the love of Jesus
Christ not only towards their neighbours and acquaintances, but everybody.
Christians on their primary duty to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to
unbelievers for them to appreciate the importance of the death and resurrection
of Jesus Christ, saying through that a lot of souls that were perishing would
occasion created market for traders of diverse products and commodities as
brisk businesses went on in the ‘city’.
Schaffaer Memorial Presbyterian Church, live poultry birds were being sold at GH¢ 35.00 and GH¢ 40.00, depending on the size and weight of the bird.