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20-Dec-2018  
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The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) will induct the Right Rev Professor Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante as the 18th Moderator of the General Assembly on Sunday 23rd December 2018 at the Grace Congregation of the PCG at Akropong Akuapem in the Eastern Region of Ghana at 9:00 am.

Right Rev Professor Mante takes over from the Very Rev Prof. Cephas Narh Omenyo.

Right Rev Prof. Mante was elected in August this year during the 18th General Assembly of the PCG at Akropong Akuapem in the Eastern Region.

The new Moderator comes in with a vast experience having served on many boards and committees of the state, institutions and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.

Rev. Prof. Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante has been a Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana since 1981 (37 years), and once served as the Presbytery Chairperson of the Akuapem Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana from 2006-2011.

He has trained Pastors and lectured for the past 24 years at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon and has served as the Academic Dean at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon for 9 years, before becoming the President of the Seminary from September 2011 to 1st August, 2018.

He has served on boards of 21 organizations (12 of them being Boards and Councils of high/higher Education)

Right Rev Prof Mante was born on 9th November, 1957 and hails from both Larteh Akuapem in the Eastern Region and Kokofu in the Ashanti Region.

He was commissioned into the Ordained Ministry of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana in 1981 and was ordained in 1983. 

The new Moderator holds PhD in Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion (1994) from the Claremont Graduate University in California, USA.

The Induction Service will be officiated by the former Moderators of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Very Rev Prof Emmanuel Martey and Very Rev Dr. Sam Prempeh and will be assisted by the Clerk of General Assembly, Rev Dr. Samuel Ayete-Nyampong.

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour.

We appeal to all Presbyterians and the Christian community both home and abroad to pray for successful induction service.


 
 
Source: Rev George Larbi, Public Relations Officer Presbyterian Church of Ghana
 
 

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