History of Methodist Church Ghana - Kumasi Diocese

The Kumasi Diocese as it is now known was born out of the missionary activities by the Wesleyan Methodists in Ashanti, spearheaded by the Rev. Thomas Birch Freeman, in 1839. Prior to this, Mr. James Hayford, a representative of the British Merchant Company Administration in Kumasi, had started a Methodist Fellowship of a sort in Kumasi. Due to his good relations; he on one occasion had the opportunity to conduct a divine service in the King’s palace. Reports of these developments to the church in Cape Coast partly precipitated Rev. Freeman’s missionary enterprise to Kumasi. The church mobilized an amount of sixty...
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Most Rev. Titus K. Awotwi Pratt

(Presiding Bishop)

Rt. Rev. Christopher Nyarko Andam

(Diocesan Bishop) 

Prof. Seth Opuni Asiama

(Diocesan Lay Chairman) 

Very Rev. Stephen Kwaku Owusu

(Synod Secretary) 

History Of Our Founder - John Wesley

John Wesley, born in June 1703 was the fifteenth child of Samuel Wesley, a clergyman from Epworth in Lincolnshire. He was educated at Charterhouse School in London and was nominated by his schoolmaster for an exhibition to Christ Church, Oxford to which he was admitted as a commoner in 1720. 

He studied classics and logic and very much enjoyed 'Oxford Life' frequenting coffee houses, playing cards and making excursions up the river. It was at Oxford that he started to keep a diary, an old red note...

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