SOD-CUTTING CEREMONY FOR THE MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING AT PCG; NATIVITY CONGREGATION – LA
Sunday 25th March, 2018
The colourful sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of a multi-purpose three-storey building facility took place on the premises of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, La Nativity Congregation, on Sunday 25th March, 2018.
The special event, forming part of the second service, was conducted right behind the main chapel and had all the generational groups beautifully clad in their respective uniforms. The Congregation was led in a procession to the grounds by the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade followed by the Clergy, invited dignitaries, Church Choir, Singing Band and the various generation groups. The invited dignitaries included Hon. Gladys Mann-Dedey, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA), a representative for Hon. Vincent Sowah Odotei, Deputy Minister for Communications and Member of Parliament (MP) for La Dade-Kotopon Constituency, the District Minister for the La District of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rev. E.B. Djeagu, Rev. Isaac Wisdom Anum Ollenu, Past Minister In-Charge of the Nativity Congregation and Rev. Seth Klu Sowah, Minister-In-Charge at La Vredes Congregation of PCG.
Reverend Edmund Jonathan Adjetey Mensah, Minister-in-Charge opened the ceremony with the purpose of the gathering. He extolled congregants on the zeal often exhibited during harvest and fundraising activities. He encouraged all to keep up the spirit of giving for a timeous completion of the project to the glory of God. Mr. Enoch Amoah, a member of the Projects Committee of the Church, explained to the gathering the pictorial view of the various components of the facility. He further indicated that the facility will be made up of a 400-seater auditorium, a manse for the second Minister-In-Charge, guest rooms, a parking space, a clinic, a library and mini conference rooms.
The MCE of LaDMA, Hon. Gladys Mann-Dedey, performed the sod-cutting. She was assisted by the District Minister, Reverend E.B. Djeagu and the representative of the MP for La Dadekotopon. They dug into the ground to symbolically indicate the commencement of work on the project.
Reverend E.B. Djeagu blessed the ground and prayed for a successful, incident-free completion of the project in good time.