COP Convention Veep asks clergy to use their calling for national unity

Mr Amissah-Arthur made this known when he opened the 42nd convention of the general council meeting of the Church of Pentecost at Gomoa-Fetteh in the Central Region on Wednesday.

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Veep asks clergy to use their calling for national unity

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The Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has said there is an urgent need for the clergy to use their calling for promotion of national unity and not as a tool for destruction.

Mr Amissah-Arthur made this known when he opened the 42nd convention of the general council meeting of the Church of Pentecost at Gomoa-Fetteh in the Central Region on Wednesday.

play The Vice president (Left) and Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Dr Opoku Onyinah

 

The four-day convention, which was under the theme: "Hearing and Obeying the Lord’s Voice in my Generation", assembled leaders of the church from across the country to discuss issues relating to the advancement of the church.

According to the Vice President, citizens in the country must live in peace, adding "Each of us has a duty to play a part in maintaining the integrity of the nation for Ghana to develop in peace and harmony."

play Vice president addressing the 42nd convention of the general council meeting of the Church of Pentecost

 

On his part, the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Dr Opoku Onyinah called on Ghanaians to promote a peaceful atmosphere before, during and after the 2016 elections.

He also appealed to government to ensure that this year's elections will be free and fair, and devoid of violence.

Meanwhile, the membership of the Church of Pentecost in Ghana currently stands at 2,208,509.

The church is operating in 90 countries with a spread in 2,000 districts and 18,934 local assemblies worldwide.

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