Methodist Church shows interest in progress of worshippers – Bishop

By
Edmund Quaynor, GNA

Koforidua, Dec 2,
GNA – The Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church, Right
Reverend (Rev) Emmanuel Asare-Kussi has said spiritual growth of worshippers
and their wellbeing and progress are the Church’s concern.

He said it was in
that direction that the Methodist Church has established several schools,
hospitals, clinics and farms across the country to improve on the social and
economic wellbeing of the people.

Bishop Asare-Kussi
said this when he presented some equipment to the Emergency and Casualty Ward
of the Koforidua Regional Hospital as part of activities to mark the 40th
anniversary of the establishment of the diocese in the Eastern Region.

The items considered
as critical equipment included; pulse oximeter, Infra-red thermometer, BP apparatus
and glucometers.

The donation was
done after a walk and a clean-up exercise in the Koforidua central market area
and the hospital, organised by the Church with support from Zoomlion Company.

Bishop Asare-Kussi
said, earlier in the year, Women Fellowship of the Diocese, made a donation to
the Koforidua St Joseph Hospital and the Mens’ Fellowship made similar
donations to the Suhum Government Hospital.

They were all as
part of activities to celebrate the anniversary of the diocese.

Very Rev Dr Dennis
Joseph Boadu, the Synod Secretary of the Church, said the Koforidua Diocese of
the Methodist Church within the 40 years spread to almost all parts of Eastern
Region.

To promote effective
management of the region, he said, the Oda and the Nkawkaw Dioceses, were
created out of the Koforidua Diocese.

Receiving the items
on behalf of the hospital, Dr Foster Amponsah-Manu, Head of the Surgical
Department of the Hospital, was thankful to the church for the donation.

He assured them that
the items would be put to good use and for the benefit of patients who visited
the hospital.

GNA

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