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Past and Current Chairmen of the Church of Pentecost

The Church of Pentecost is a Pentecostal denomination that originates from Ghana. The Church currently has a presence in more than 105 countries globally. Its current Chairman is Apostle Eric Nyamekye.


The Church of Pentecost

Logo

Classification

Evangelical Christianity

Theology

Pentecostal

Governance

Presbytery

Chairman

Apostle Eric Nyamekye

Region

Worldwide

Headquarters

Accra

Founder

Rev. James McKeown

Origin

1 August 1962

Asamankese, Ghana

Congregations

Over 20,000

Members

Over 3,000,000

Official website

thecophq.org


History

The church has its origins in a British mission of Rev. James McKeown (missionary) in Ghana in 1937.[1] In 1962, The Church of Pentecost was founded.[2] Through foreign missionary work and establishing relationships with other Pentecostal churches, the Church of Pentecost expanded into a worldwide movement. The Church of Pentecost currently operates in 105 Nations headed by Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists and Senior Pastors throughout the world and about 21,802 local assemblies in 2,381 districts. In 2018, global membership of the Church stood at 3,257,943, with children constituting about 1,056,062. The Church of Pentecost had 137,862 church officers and 2,492 ordained ministers in 101 nations.[3]


Church Leadership Edit

Chairman of the Church of Pentecost


Pastor James McKeown 1953–1982

Apostle Fred Stephen Safo 1982–1987

Prophet Martinson Kwadwo Yeboah 1988–1998

Apostle Dr. Michael Kwabena Ntumy 1998–2008

Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah 2008–2018

Apostle Eric Nyamekye 2018–Date

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