Refuse to be held back by challenges – Bishop Quashie

By Edmund Quaynor,
GNA

Koforidua, Aug 26,
GNA – Christian women have been asked to glorify their achievements and
inspired by these to continue to strive for excellence in everything they do.

The Right Reverend
Francis Benjamin Quashie, Anglican Bishop of Koforidua, said they should refuse
to be held back by challenges.

He was opening the
14th biennial conference of the Anglican Women’s         Fellowship, in Koforidua.

The Rt. Rev Quashie
encouraged the Fellowship to work together with other organizations within the
church to give hope to the society.

They should help to
deepen the faith and trust of the people in God.

He said it was
important that none of the various organizations regarded themselves as
autonomous, adding that, they supported each other to grow the church.

The Deputy Eastern
Regional Minister, Mr. Joseph Tetteh-Angmor, urged the church to lead efforts
at protecting the peace, unity and stability of the nation.

It should help all
to smooth over their differences and accept to live in harmony.

He used the
occasion to rally women to put themselves up for election to leadership
positions to influence decisions affecting them and their children.

Mrs. Matilda
Caroline Selby, National President of the Fellowship, said they were determined
to work hard and with passion to spread the gospel and bring salvation to more
people.

Baafour Nyatekyi
Tutu Boateng, Krontihene of the New Juaben Traditional Area, expressed concern
about strange Bible teachings, preventing women from holding leadership
positions in some churches.

He said space must
be created for them to take their appropriate place in the church.

GNA

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