Most Rev. Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo was on Sunday inducted as the New Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana.
His induction follows his election into the high office at the 10th Biennial /48th Delegate Conference held at Sekondi in August this year.
Prior to his elevation to this office, Most Rev. Dr. Boafo served as the Administrative Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana.
At the induction held at the Wesley Methodist Cathedral in Cape Coast, the immediate Past Presiding Bishop, Most Rev. Titus Awortwi Pratt praised the new Presiding Bishop for his leadership qualities which he believes will impact the Methodist Church Ghana positively and draw people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
Past Presiding Bishop, Most Rev. Titus Awortwi Pratt
He also encouraged Most Rev. Dr. Boafo to engage the assistance of his predecessors whom he also urged to be ready to support whenever called upon.
The ceremony also saw the handover of the offices of General Directorate, Diocesan Bishops, Lay Chairpersons and Administrative Bishop.
Responding to their call to office, the new Presiding Bishop pledged to execute their duties with all effectiveness and implored the church to support and pray for them.
Some family members of the new presiding bishop
Most Rev. Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo is the 12th Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana and the 5th after the Episcopacy system was adopted by the Church. He has worked both as a Minister of the Gospel and as a theologian. He will lead the Methodist Church for next 6 years.
Some traditional leaders at the induction ceremony
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