The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) has erected Obuasi South Presbytery in the Asante Region as its 20th Presbytery.
The new Presbytery is being curved out of the present Asante Presbytery The objective among others is to create efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of the Church in the area.
Six out of the existing 46 Districts in the Asante Presbytery have been severed to form the new Asante South Presbytery which comprises Obuasi, Anyinam, Dunkwa, Wassa-Akropong, New Edubiase and Kunka Districts.
The new Presbytery has the Rev Emmanuel Asare Amoah as its first Chairperson with Rev. Daniel Brobbey, District Minister for Anyinam and Mrs Doris Frempong Aniagyei as Presbytery Clerk and Lay Representative on the General Assembly Council respectively.
At a special service on Sunday at Obuasi to mark the official erection, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Right Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey indicated that the erection of the Presbytery must give reason for members to joyfully celebrate the forward march of the church.
He said it was important to mention that the task of evangelism has not ended. He therefore urged the new Presbytery to strive to work seriously to bring to the fold all those on the periphery in order to build and expand the kingdom of God.
The Moderator brought into focus the implications of being made a Presbytery and urged the leadership of the new Presbytery to make positive impact in all spheres of the church life and the communities within their catchment area.
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