|dc.contributor.other||University of Ghana, College of Humanities, School of Arts, Department of Religions||-|
|dc.description||Thesis (MPhil) -University of Ghana, 2016||-|
|dc.description.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.||en_US|
|dc.format.extent||xiii, 120p; ill||-|
|dc.publisher||University of Ghana||en_US|
|dc.title||The Youth and the Numerical Growth of the Ga Presbytery in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana||en_US|
|dc.rights.holder||University of Ghana||-|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of Religions|