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Title: The Youth and the Numerical Growth of the Ga Presbytery in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana
Authors: Kwakye, A.N.O.
Sarbah, C.E.
Quartey, J.C.
University of Ghana, College of Humanities, School of Arts, Department of Religions
Keywords: Youth
Growth
Ga Presbytery
Presbyterian Church
Ghana
Numerical
Issue Date: Jul-2016
Publisher: University of Ghana
Abstract: This study examines the role of the youth of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana towards its numerical growth. It focuses on the role the youth have played throughout the development and continue to play towards the growth of the church and also examines the challenges faced by the youth in the discharge of these roles. Methodologically, the study adopted the method of research where data on the subject matter were collected and analysed through the use of personal interviews, questionnaire administration, participant observation and consulting of relevant reports and brochures. The respondent included both the clergy, lay and the youth. It also reviewed relevant literature. The study foundout that, the youth played various roles in the numerical growth of the church. These roles includes evangelism, seeing to the holistic development of members, providing ecclesiastical leadership, serving as teachers of the JY and Children Service, providing financial assistance and moderning worship. This notwithstanding, the research revealed that there are some challenges faced by the youths in the role they played which if solved, would enhance the contribution of the youth towards the numerical growth of the church. The study concludes that, the youth of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana play a prominent role in the numerical growth of the church.
Description: Thesis (MPhil) -University of Ghana, 2016
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/21987
Appears in Collections:Department of Religions



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