Growth Of Mid-West Ghana Mission

GROWTH OF MID-WEST GHANA MISSION

Following the inauguration, there were steady growth in membership, number of churches, infrastructure, manpower development and financial resource.  By the end of 1997, the following statistics were recorded:  Membership rose from fifteen thousand (15,000) to thirty-five thousand (35,000).

The number of church districts increased from eight (8) to twenty-one (21). The Ministerial workforce increased from twelve (12) to twenty-eight (28).

Financial ratios were very high.  With this remarkable growth chalked, the idea of a Conference status was mooted.  The Executive Committee of the Mission applied through the West African Union in 1993 for a Conference status.

After several evaluations, the Conference status was approved in 1996. Consequently, the Conference status was launched between March 25th and March 30th 1996 during the first Triennial Session.

The first Conference officers elected at this Constituency session were: Pastor Appiah Kubi Kwarteng (President), Pastor James Kwaku Badu (Executive Secretary and Pastor Richard Addai Munumkum (Treasurer).

On the 7th December 1997, the Conference was publicly inaugurated to the glory of God.

MISSION

The Mission of the Mid-West Ghana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is to proclaim to all peoples the everlasting gospel in the context of the Three Angels messages in Revelation 14: 6 – 12; leading them to accept Jesus as personal Savior and to unite with his Church, and nurturing them in preparation for the soon return of our Lord.