The Women’s Fellowship of the Immanuel Congregation, Madina celebrated its 50th Anniversary on the 30th July, 2017 on the theme, “When the Holy Spirit Moves, Women are Empowered” – Zach. 4:6 and Acts 1:8. The sermon was preached by Evangelist Ellen Gyamera who stressed the importance of the woman in the family and Church. She noted the necessity of the Holy Spirit in the life of women and mothers for the benefit of the family and the Church. Women in the family and Church have a crucial role to play and needs the power of the Holy Spirit to impact positively on their families and the Church. She encouraged women to be prayerful, study the word of God to transform and change their families as well as the Church.
The Immanuel Women’s Fellowship was inaugurated in 1967 led by its founder Mrs. Darkoa Tetteh the wife of Mr. Tetteh the founding father of the Congregation. The group at its initial formation had about 26 members. Currently, the group has a membership strength of over about One Hundred and sixty160.
The celebration was led by the President of the Fellowship, Mrs Margaret Agyei-Agyeman who is the 9th President of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Immanuel Congregation Women’s Fellowship Madina. A number of dignitaries also graced the occasion which included the District Minister and Minister in Charge of Immanuel Congregation, Rev. Michael G. Anim-Tetey and the second Minister, Rev. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Osabutey. The others were the Senior Presbyter, Elder Charlese Asante, the Clerk of Session Elder Jeffrey Mingle, Hon. Boniface Abubakar Saddique – Member of Parliament for Madina and Minister in charge of Zongo Development and Hon. Abena Osei Asare – Deputy Minister of Finance.