The 75th Annual Diocesan Conference of the Mothers’ Union, Accra Diocese has taken off at the St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Osu – Accra.
The 4-day conference which started on Thursday 28st August, 2014 is under the theme “You are the Salt and Light of the Earth”.(Matt. 5:13-14).
The purpose of the conference is to give account of the Union over the years under review and also deliberate and find solutions to the challenges facing the Union.
Over Two Hundred delegates of the Mothers’ Union from the various Parishes and Congregations within the Diocese are present for the conference.
Some distinguished guests who graced the opening ceremony included the Former Bishop of Cape Coast - Right Reverend Daniel Sylvanus Adotei Allotey who was the Guest of Honour, Archdeacon of Accra East - Venerable Seth Sackey who happens to be the Parish Priest of St. Barnabas - Osu, and the Archdeacon of Tema - Venerable Dr. Joseph L. Lamptey. He doubles as the Parish Priest of St. Alban - Tema and he was also the key-speaker for the ceremony.
The Diocesan President, Mother Sarah Middleton-Mends together with her executives and other invited guests were also present.
The Thanksgiving Service to climax the conference would be held at the same Parish at the 9am service.
The Youth and Children Ministry is a ministerial arm of the Diocese of Accra, which is responsible for organizing, coordinating and advancing the formation in Christ of all Anglicans up to age 35. Formation in Christ includes Christian education, social and peer development, life skills acquisition, and full participation in the Holy Church. Specific objectives in programs of the Ministry for Youth and Children will promote and support safe growth and development for youth and children of the diocese.
It was a joyous occasion on Saturday 28th June, 2014 when the Anglican Diocese of Accra launched its customized New International Version (NIV) of the Holy Bible at the Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity, High Street-Accra.