young adult fellowship in Presbyterian church celebrate 10 years of positive impact

Young Adults Fellowship (YAF), a generational group in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana’s Victory Congregation in the Kwesimintsim district in Takoradi has observed its 10 years of formation. 

The week long anniversary was dubbed “10 Years of Positive Contribution to the Church” with the focus on inculcating in the youth the relevance of availing themselves to the work of God.

Reverend Ernest K. Asare, the Kwesimintsim district pastor encouraged the YAF members to take up leadership positions in the church with the aim of becoming Presbyters, Catchiest and reverend ministers.

The Young Adults Fellowship (YAF) is a group for those between the ages of Thirty (30) and Forty (40) years established in 2007 having membership in almost all the branches of Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) nationwide. 

As part of the celebrations, YAF members volunteered to paint the church building on the Kwesimintsim Highways and also donated two hundred (200) cement blocks to support the building of a new chapel in the area.

Previous initiatives of YAF include: donations to children ward of Jemima Hospital in Takoradi, Rehabilitation of washroom in PCG Kwesimintsim and the donation of 25 Hymns books to the church choir.

The local YAF President Mr. Thomas Narh Korley, revealed during the thanksgiving service that they have various plans to assist in the developmental agenda of the church. 

This according to him includes Evangelism to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, establishing an ultramodern business centre for the church, and provided assistance to the Young Peoples Guild (YPG), Junior Youth (JY) and Children Service of the church.

Current local executives were introduced to YAF members during the eventful ceremony. They are Mr. Fred Antwi (vice president), Mr. Attuquaye Clottey (secretary), Mrs. Margaret Adobaw, (secretary), Mrs. Stella Korankye (asst. secretary), Mrs. Agartha Oppong (treasurer), Mr Alfred Amoafo (male organiser) and Mrs. Doris Affum (female organiser).

The celebration ended with a fundraising campaign which generated over Five thousand cedis (¢5,000), with the funds planned to be used to develop the Young Adults in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.

Story by David Albert Quainoo

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