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METHODIST CHURCH OF GHANA DEPLORE VIOLENCE AND INSULT IN POLITICS

The Methodist Church of Ghana deplore current state of politics in a country which is characterized by violence and insult in the quest to win political power.

Right Rev. Joseph M.Y Edusa-Eyison, the Bishop of the Northern Accra Diocese called for total unity among all stakeholders in the National politics.

The Presiding Bishop called on every Methodist playing a role as a candidate, voter and electoral officer to bring their Christian principles to bear as witness and testimony of Christ living in him or her.

Rt. Rev. Joseph M.Y Edusa-Eyison was addressing the Second Annual Synod of the Northern Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana, under the theme: “Discipleship: Teaching Everyone to Live Like Jesus Christ”, at the St. John Chapel, Tantra Hill, Achimota Circuit in Accra.

The Bishop expressed his gratitude to the leadership and members of the Church in the Diocese for their commitment to the work of the Lord resulting in the growth of the church.

He revealed that the total Christian Community in the NAD increased from 38,776 in 2018)to 43,647 in 2019 signifying a 12.56%. This was as a result of the significant spike in membership of the Ga Sub-Urban Circuit from 1,535 in 2018 to 6,150 in 2019.

The number of Societies in the Circuit also increased from 51 in 2018 to 71 (2019.

Prof. Edusa-Eyison expressed concern about the devastating effect of Coronavirus on humanity and various economies which has brought about the need for churches to evolve new ways of worshipping.