Asante Presbytery inaugurates water project
A former Clerk of General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rev Herbert Anim Opong, has inaugurated a GHs375, 404.00 water project for the Asante Presbytery of the Church in Kumasi.
The Salem Water Project which is being spearheaded by the Department of Development and Social Services of the Church is expected to facilitate the mass production of quality treated water to residents of the area and beyond.
The move is in line with the church's resolve to engage in business activities whilst delivering on its core mandate of propagating the Gospel of Christ.
Rev Anim -Opongin in a brief speech said the project ia aimed at sustaining the financial growth of the Presbytery and also create employment opportunities to the teeming unemployed youth both within and outside the Church.
He called on the various Congregations to enter into viable and productive business ventures in order not to continue depend on the offertories and tithes from church members to run the day today administration of the Church. He also mentioned that it would serve as another way of winning more souls for Christ.
He cautioned management of the water project to be vigilant and ensure that proceeds from the sales are not mismanaged.
The Chairperson for the Asante Presbytery Rev Dr Kofi Amfo -Akonnor in a brief speech said he was convinced that with the existence of the water project, financial base of the Presbytery was going to improve drastically.
Source-Rev George Larbi
Public Relations Officer-PCG