The months of August and December are very busy months for some of us who have devoted our lives full time for the Lord’s work here in Central Region in Ghana. Whereas I am not invited to speak, they invited us to be present to grace the occasion. In this past August, the feast of the Youth Vacation Evangelism was cerebrated. It is a yearly Follow Up on existing congregation and Edification of the Saints.
This year, it took place at Breman Asikuma in the Central Region. It is a youth program where they are camped from Monday to Sunday. There are cooks, adults members of the church, who cook three times a day for them and these youth’s work is to go out to preach the Gospel, share tracts, make contacts for Bible Studies and to invite people to “come and see” Church of Christ.
43 congregations with about 300 youth attended and there 56 baptisms and one congregation established. On Sunday worship the total attendance was 540. I was able to get enough tracts and booklets from Mission Press and Bobby Dockery-Arkansas for the entire program. We had 5 preachers and some 50 adults that were able to make the program with them.
The third term of the eight terms of our Accra Bible School ended with a trip to Takoradi to be part of a graduation of another Bear Valley Bible School there. They also attended an annual lectureship of the school. The School in Tamale is on holidays after a week long campaign which resulted in restoring a congregation with 16 baptisms and 15 restoration of members.
Our Children – School
The basic schooling system in Ghana have their long break from July to September. We are doing much work on our building, preparing for the arrival of the new academic year.
The women in the Central Region had their annual Women’s Fellowship in Mankessim at the premises of the Gov’t High School. Ladies from 36 congregations attended with the following attendance records on the last day which was Sunday: Ladies 345. There was quiz on The Book of Hebrews and six (6) congregations contested.
Our Mission congregations’ activities recorded 5 baptisms whereas the Campus Ministry is on hold as the students are on vacation.
Please pray with us, we really need it. Thanks.
Kojo Acquah Beenyi, Minister, Church of Christ, Agona Swedru, C/R, Ghana, West Africa