The Women’s Ministry (WM) of the Assemblies of God, North Kaneshie was formed in 1976 by Sister Noelia Batista, a Brazilian Missionary. She was supported by the late Mrs. Suzie Insaidoo who also became the 1 st President. The Women’s Ministry has 3 Auxiliaries – the Joy Fellowship, the Y’s, and the Missionettes. The WM provide guidance, financial support and organize in the annual Women Ministries programme.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
– Caring ministry: To assist the Pastors and their families
– Meet regularly to worship, study God’s word and offer special intercessory prayers
– Pro-active evangelism: To organise and conduct open-air and in-door crusades and in general, reach the lost for Christ.
– Visits: To visit hospitals and prisons, to visit members and non-members in their homes.
– Training: To organize retreats and Bible studies, and arrange vocational training sessions for the unemployed and unskilled.
– Buy a bus for the Women’s Ministry.
– Build a nursery school.
Membership is open to all women in the church from age twenty-five (25) years upwards.
The Women’s Ministry meets weekly on Monday evening 6pm – 8pm
The Women’s Ministry conducted successful intensive evangelism at Darkuman, Bubuashie, North Kaneshie and Fadama (Central Accra Region); many souls were won into the Kingdom of God. They organized seminars where qualified resource speakers spoke about marriage and deals with issues relating to marriage.
The speakers gave advice about the family and the interstate succession laws, family planning, life skills and health care. The WM has provided valuable services both to the members of the Church and the local community; they established a Nursery for nursing mothers and their babies to enable them join in worship services from the Nursery room.
They organized clean-up campaigns in and around the church premises, visited the sick and bereaved families and provided financial assistance and practical help when possible. The WM donated chairs to the church and offered financial and material assistance to students at the AG Bible Schools in Salt Pond, Kumasi and to members who are students at secular universities.