A special thanksgiving service was held last Sunday, November 6, 2022, at the Jubilee Park in Kumasi to climax the year-long activities to commemorate 100 years of the Asante Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
The thanksgiving service was on the theme: “100 Years of Evangelistic and Ecclesiastical Work in Asante: The Past, Present t, and Future”.
The Asante Presbytery was one of the first presbyteries created by the first Synod of the Presbyterian Church held at Kyebi in the Eastern Region on July 21, 192,2 to facilitate the work of the church as the number of congregations was increasing.
The others are the Ga and Dangme, Akuapem and Anum, Agona and Kotoku, as well as Akyem and Okwawu, presbyteries.
The service attracted a sizeable representation of congregants from all the 31 districts under the Asante Presbytery, most of whom were clad in the special anniversary cloth.
Also present were the Asafohene, Nana Akyamfour Asafo Boakye Agyemang-Bonsu; the Asante Presbytery Chairperson, Rev. Benson Osafo Kantankah; the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen, and a former Member of Parliament for Mampong, Francis Addai-Nimoh.
The congregation sang and danced as part of their thanksgiving for God’s grace over the years. The Boys Brigade also presented the colors with a beautiful display.
After the service, the Moderator was joined by the Chairperson, the Clerk of the Asante Presbytery, and other ministers to cut the anniversary cake, made in the shape of a Bible.
Below are photos of the thanksgiving service