The Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamekye has disclosed the population of the Church of Pentecost in Ghana constitutes 10.8% of the total population of Ghana.
He said that as of December 2021, the number of its members stood at three million, three hundred and thirty-three thousand, six hundred and fifty-four (3,333,654).
This was disclosed on the Facebook page of the Apostle.
“The total membership of THE CHURCH OF PENTECOST in Ghana has hit three million, three hundred and thirty-three thousand, six hundred and fifty-four (3,333,654) as of December 2021.
“The figure constitutes 10.8% of the total Ghanaian population of thirty million, eight hundred and thirty-two thousand and nineteen (30,832,019) as indicated in the 2021 Population and Housing Census Report by the Ghana Statistical Service”, he posted.
The webpage of the church also noted that the Church of Pentecost alone constitutes approximately 15.2% of the total Christian population in Ghana and 34.3% of the Pentecostal and Charismatic community in Ghana.
The church has branches in 135 other nations with 85.2% of the total worldwide membership in Ghana, it is reported.
“In as much as we must thank God for the numerical growth of the church, I would want to put across that our measure of the growth as a church should not only be statistical but also the spiritual and moral development of the members. It is, therefore, my prayer that our numbers will translate into righteousness to impact the society”, Apostle Nyamekye said at the opening session of the 17th Extraordinary Council Meetings held in the Central Region on May 4, 2022, the webpage of the church said.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini