The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt. Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey, has performed a sod-cutting ceremony to begin the construction of a chapel for the Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School (PRESEC), Legon.
The project, which is expected to be completed in the next three years, will cost over GH?5 million and will have offices with toilet and conference room facilities.
It is being co-funded by the Presbyterian Worship Centre, Legon and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. .
Rt. Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey said the chapel, when completed, would service not only the student of PRESEC but also the Legon Presbyterian International Worship Centre in the Ga Presbytery of the Church.
“PRESEC, Legon, our school is so dear to us hence we are committed to put in all resources to make it a force to reckon with in Ghana and beyond,” he said and added that, “the Church can only achieve this with the help of old students of the school as well as Government.
The Moderator reiterated the commitment of the Church to support the Presbyterian Schools across the country in order to make them stand out among the rest of the schools.
Inauguration of project Committee
Rt. Rev. Prof. Martey later performed a ceremony to inaugurate the members of the chapel project committee into office, charging them to live up to the task which is before them, so as they can complete the project in the stipulated time.
The members include; Nii Okine Okantey (Chairman), Rev. Emmanuel Obeng Ntow (Vice Chairman), Mr. John Odame Adjei (Secretary), Ms. Joyce Adu (Treasurer), Mr. Oko Adjetey (Architect), Mrs. Caroline Kitcher, Mr. Victor Boafo, Mr. Patrick Armah, Mr. Solomon Kwaku Kusi-Appiah, Mr. Philip Lamptey, Mr. Ebenezer AfariEklemet and Rev. E. M. Laryea (Ex-officio member)
Gratitude to Moderator
The Chaplain of PRESEC, Legon, Rev. E. M. Laryea, expressed his gratitude to the Moderator of the General Assembly, the Ga Presbytery and the PTA for the support, and promised to put all the facilities to good use and maintain them.
He said the chapel facility will be used by student’s to be smooth and the Presbyterian Worship Centre.
By: Emmanuel Wiafe