More Women Ordained Priests in Accra Diocese

The Anglican Diocese of Accra has ordained eleven more ordinands of which three are women and eight men, into the Holy Orders.

The delightful ceremony was held at St. Joseph Anglican Church, Kaneshie. It was celebrated under His Lordship, the Rt. Rev’d. Dr. Daniel S. M. Torto, Bishop of Accra in collaboration with Diocesan Officials: Her Ladyship Justice (Mrs) Sophia Bernasko-Essah (Chancellor), Mr. Bliss Nee Amartei (Registrar) and Mr. Fred Ebow Selby (Ass. Registrar).

The three women priested are Rev’d. Marian N. A. Addo, Rev’d. Emma Ida Graham and Rev’d. Esi Hilda Sey, and bring to seven the total number of women ordained priests in the Accra Diocese since 2010.Rev’d. Fr. Ernest A. Tackie-Yarboi (Priested) was the only man among them: Rev’d. Benjamin Ayitey-Okine, Rev’d Stanley N. N. Mensah, Rev’d. Justice Tetteh Apo and Rev’d. Vincent A. Annang. Rev’d. Richmond N. A. Kwei-Nsoro, Rev’d. Joseph Kofi Kwaasi and Rev’d. Emmanuel O. N. Out Quao were ordained as Deacons.

Youth and Children Ministry

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The maiden edition of the First Pupils Excellence Awards Day organized by the Anglican Education Unit (A.E.U.) in collaboration with the Diocesan Board of Education, came off on Thursday, 4th June 2015 at All Saints Anglican Church, Adabraka.

Twenty - eight students from schools under the Education Unit of the Anglican Church received awards for their excellent and impressive performance in accordance with an awards scheme used by the Unit.

Ministries and Associations

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The St. Monica Anglican Church (Kaneshie) branch of the Guild of the Good Shepherd has donated items worth GH¢5,000 to the Christ-Faith Orphanage at Frafraha, a suburb of Accra in the Greater Accra region.

The donation was made during their periodic visit to the orphanage and the items donated included bags of sachet water, used clothing, fruit drinks, biscuits, hand bags, shoes, bags of rice, gallons of cooking oil and other essential household items, to help run the home. 

"Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest unto your souls."

St. Mathew 11:28