Religious leaders have the potential to be agents of change in their interpersonal relationships, their congregations, and their communities. Francis Anani Kofi Lodonu in 1989. This email address is being protected from spambots. and This email address is being protected from spambots. Religious leaders are often the most respected figures in their communities. The congregation of the Holy Spirit, (Spiritans) Province of Ghana also known as Holy Ghost Fathers is an international religious missionary institute. Isaac K. AGBENOHEVI (Rome, Italy), 3. document.getElementById('cloak6064529a831f164734c4a54042196d08').innerHTML = ''; var addy955ec17a3fb2235477e5f1363d3eb3f4 = 'cssrghmission1732' + '@'; 332 likes. The Foyers have the primary vocation of welcoming people of all walks of life to live and share daily, weekend or weekly programmes with them. Welcome to INERELA+ GHANA Enhancing the transformational capacity of religious leaders in HIV-related interventions is central to the work of INERELA+. We interviewed 81 Christian and 19 Muslim counsellors in four cities in Ghana. All Rights Reserved. Gregory who then was a Tutor in the Saint Mary Minor Seminary and Secondary School in Lolobi. Seventy-five of the participants were men and 25 were women. We are all men of faith whose driving force is the gospel. Ghanaian Adventist Congregations in UK Youth, London, United Kingdom. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. These are the men who served and are still serving the parish namely; Rev. They are established by the competent authority of the Church, i.e. Today it has over 2,790 members worldwide who are working in 53 countries. Fr. Fr. :  Box 2183, K’dua. Ghanaian Adventist Congregations in the United Kingdom Youth Facebook Page The first was born in Sumbawanga (now in Tanzania) in 1903 . We have a passion for the Gospel and we have a passion for people. As an international Catholic Religious Congregation with membership of about 6,000 men (priests and brothers), our presence is felt in every corner of the world. Thomas D’Mello, SVD. Tel. A positive discernment made, the one may stay on for two to four more years while formation goes on with yearly evaluation on the Spiritual, Intellectual and Material Progress and Growth of the Candidate toward adult Christian Maturity in Community Living. The Vocation’s Animator, Redemptorist missionaries, P. O. Associations of the Faithful are governed by their own Canonical Statutes, which can be expanded on in their Customary Rules or Internal Regulations. Today, the breakdown of the membership of the Province is as follows; Priests- 104, Brothers – 4, Students in various stages of formation houses – 30. Samuel TETTEH SIAW (Austria) 9. The oldest person was 80 years old and the youngest was 24. The present government, however, has attempted to persuade the Christian churches to use their influence and organization in mobilizing their congregations in support of its Economic Recovery Programme(ERP), as well as in its constitution of new political structures. Phone (main): 011-233-244-314-136 Whether in working with those searching for a deeper understanding of faith, or celebrating the liturgy each day in our parishes, or encountering people in the inner city, we offer people a new and exciting glimpse of a loving Father who calls us by name. The history of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) in Ghana dates back as far as 1878 when one of its members, Fr. Depending on the goals pursued, an association of the faithful can be established as a public or private legal entity. Ten years the Irish Spiritans started recruiting Ghanaians to be trained as Spiritans. Here are list of churches in Ghana. William Thomas Porter, SMA. We still need your prayers and support in diverse ways. At the invitation of the Conference of Major Superiors in Ghana a new leadership program started in Accra, Ghana in January 2015 for 26 women and men religious.These enthusiastic participants belonged to both diocesan and international congregations. Veronica AMPONSAH, HDR(Local Superior ) ,Fidelis GAGLI, HDR,Theresa ADAMS, HDR, Clare SPENCER, HDR, Delphina TSIWABAA, HDR, Angelina ANYIMAH, HDR, Lawrencia SOSU, HDR, Consolata AGYAPONG, HDR, Antoinette ABOTSI, HDR, Emmanuella AWUDZA, HDR,  Agatha KUDO, HDR,  Patricia Ann ANGMOR,HDR, Barbara AIDOO, HDR, Martha HUPKORTIE, HDR,Mary Felicity ADARKWAH, HDR, Margaret Mary WOEDI, HDR, Susana DOIE, HDR,  Florence BAGIDAH, HDR, Margaret ATTIPOE, HDR,  Bernice AKORLI,HDR,  Mary Bernadette NINSIN,HDR, Antoinette DABRAH, HDR, Gladys OFOE, HDR, Justina Eva JOHNFIAH, HDR, Perpetual BREW,HDR, Kpong: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR), Nuaso: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR) Box 70, Nuaso, Ntronang: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR), Akim Ofoase: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR. Indigenous religions, while widespread and deep-rooted, lack a systematic body of doctrines. Our formation houses in Ghana can be located at Sokode Eto, via Ho in the Volt Region (Scala House Community) or Kubease via Kumasi in the Ejisu Municipality, Ashanti Region. Fr. Religious expression is tolerated in Ghana. From Accra, the national capital, the Foyer is 225 kilometers and it takes approximately four hours of normal drive to get here. Was founded in March 1995 with the Nomination and sending on Mission on the 21st Day of March, of the First Foyer Father, then Reverend Father Gregory Cudjoe Daniels-Akata. In fact, the Foyer Retreats are a “panorama” of faith. Daniel Tetteh Tackie ( Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), Copyright © All rights reserved. This email address is being protected from spambots. The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), local chapter of Transparency International, has called on religious leaders in the country to use their platforms to preach against corrupt practices so as to win the fight against the canker. With good humour and dedication, the Redemptorists apply themselves to the achievement of this gospel goal. Coleman Getor C.S.Sp. A Web4ughana.com design, (Mother House), Agomanya, Box 10, Odumase-Krobo. In this chapter, I show that 1) individuals choose religious congregations Must not be more than 25 years for undergraduate applicants. They could be Public or Private Associations. +233 54 313 0413Email: hodiocese@gmail.com or hodiocese@cbcgh.org. Some of the new churches have large congregations, but their pastors are inexperienced. George OSSOM-BATSA (University of Ghana-Legon), 8. In Ghana, the Spiritans are working in the following places: Archdiocese of Kumasi, Archdiocese of Accra, Diocese of Ho, Vicariate of Donkorkrom, Diocese of Konongo-Mampong, Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Diocese of Obuasi, Diocese of Sekondi – Takoradi, Dioceses of Yendi and Goaso. [32] Moreover, as a result of the pluralistic life experienced in Ghana, there have been intermarriages between people of different religions. Our Charism and apostolate: The Redemptorist congregation exists to “follow the example of Jesus Christ the Redeemer by preaching the word of God to the Poor,” as he declared of himself: “He sent me to preach Good News to the Poor.” The pursuit of this objective is an onerous task. The likes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ghana which was officially founded in 1978 that currently announced that they have 48,578 members, eight stakes and 5 districts, 129 congregations (72 wards, 57 branches), two missions, and one temple in Ghana. In 1841, venerable Father Francis Libermann, a convert Jew, formed the congregation of the Holy Heart of Mary. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; Box 1003, Ho, VR. These are the Retreats that have concrete and well-season Christian [Catholic] Teachings on Faith and Scripture. Psalm 133. This choice fell on Fr. The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), local chapter of Transparency International, has called on religious leaders in the country to preach against corruption. Augustine William ASANTE(Germany), 11. Behind the Ghana International Trade Fair, Burma Hill - Accra, Ghana, Accra House of Prayer Chapel is a place to find God. The Gospel is not meant to be mere words on paper, but a lived experience of love: love of God the Father, love of the person of Jesus Christ and love of neighbour. In 1841, venerable Father Francis Libermann, a convert Jew, formed the congregation of the Holy Heart of Mary. Constantly striving to promote charity among themselves, they bear witness to Light, Charity and Love by their life of Prayer and Work, according to the great Message of Christ, who is Priest, Prophet and King. According to the Law of the Catholic Church, an Association of the faithful (called "pious union" before 1983, under the Code of Canon Law of 1917) is a group of Catholics (Lay People or Clerics, or Clerics and Laity together) who work together to promote a more perfect life, promote public worship or Christian doctrine, or exercise an apostolate (e.g. var addy_text955ec17a3fb2235477e5f1363d3eb3f4 = 'cssrghmission1732' + '@' + 'yahoo' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak955ec17a3fb2235477e5f1363d3eb3f4').innerHTML += ''+addy_text955ec17a3fb2235477e5f1363d3eb3f4+'<\/a>'; THE FOYER DE CHARITE, CHRIST THE KING OF PEACE COMMUNITY IN GHANA. This inherent attribute of the African was exhibited in 1989 when the then military government in Ghana sought to determine religious liberty by the promulgation of the Religious … Augustine William ASANTE(Germany) 10. Private associations, such as the WORK of the Foyer de Charité are run by the Faithful in accordance with the provisions of their Statutes. Our mission is to admonish and teach everyone in all wisdom, to present everyone matured in CHRIST. Furthermore for their cordial relationship, through the then Provincial Superior now Archbishop Bonaventure Kwofie, Emeritus Francis Kofi Anani Lodonu invited the Spiritans to the Diocese and were since then entrusted with the Queen of Peace Parish in Ve – Golokuati since October 2006 to date where they are feeding and caring for the flock entrusted to them physically and spiritually. How does one join the Foyer de Charité Community…: Here is a simple Procedure”, In respect of the injunction of the Lord and Master Jesus Christ in Luke 10:2, we pray the Lord of the Harvest, to touch the hearts of the many searching souls: young women especially, and men, to generously respond to their calling to join us. I use data from Accra as well as from the Ghanaian community in Chicago. James Ekudi C.S.Sp (Parish Priest) and Rev. Rev. Kukurantumi: SVD: St. Paul’s Tech. Non-religious Agnosticism: the belief that most things are unknowable. Religious Congregations SHORT HISTORY OF THE CONGREGATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, (SPIRITANS) GHANA PROVINCE. Once done with his studies, and with the positive discernment of his vocation to the Foyer, he had to be Canonically Detached from the then Keta-Ho Diocese to the WORK of the Foyers de Charité. Today, the Foyer Community is settled on their own premises above the Tsatsadu Waterfalls, near Abehenease Alavanyo. Indigenous religions, while widespread and deep-rooted, lack a systematic body of doctrines. The visit, however, sowed the seed for the Spiritan Presence that started with the arrival of 10 Irish Spiritans invited by Archbishop Emeritus Peter K. Sarpong in 1971. The congregation of the Holy Spirit, (Spiritans) Province of Ghana also known as Holy Ghost Fathers is an international religious missionary institute. Fr. Adoagyiri: SCHOOL SISTERS OF NOTRE DAME (SSND), Box 491, Adoagyiri-Nsawam. In reality this demands a serious commitment of resources and energy to a varied and diverse number of ministries. Chris Shiella DAMALIE, HDR (Com. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; He needed to appoint one of his priest to be formed and trained for this Work. African Initiative in Ghana. Strong in faith, rejoicing in hope, burning with charity, on fire with zeal, in humility of heart and persevering in prayer, Redemptorists as apostolic men and genuine disciples of Saint Alphonsus follow Christ the Redeemer with hearts full of joy; denying themselves and always ready to undertake what is demanding ,they share in the mystery of Christ and proclaim it in Gospel simplicity of life and language, that they may bring to people plentiful redemption. Africans is religious base. Positively, the presence of the corona virus in Ghana has reminded Christian churches and their members of the fact that God is Spirit, and as such, is not confined to Church buildings but must be worshipped everywhere in spirit and truth (Jn. According to a government statement, however, the law was designed to protect the freedom and integrity of genuine religious organizations by exposing and eliminating groups established to take advantage of believers. 13. Some of the new churches have large congregations, but their pastors are inexperienced. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, SVD, the Clergy, the Consecrated Men and Women and the Lay Faithful. The Region shares borders with the Republic of Togo and so makes the Foyer in Ghana the closest in distance from the Foyer of Aledjo, Togo (the first in Africa). Normally, it takes at least three to five years of Formation and Training to arrive at a. The Irish Augustinians follow the Rule and spirituality of St. Augustine which is rooted in the search for God in our lives. Fr. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fr. Fr. The Order of Friar Servants of Mary, commonly known as the Servites, was founded in Florence at the beginning of the thirteenth century. by vocationuser user | Apr 14, 2009 | Religious Men: Congregations with Priests and Brothers. Traditionally, Abehenease is part of the Alavanyo Paramountcy. Daughters of Charity. Ecclesiastically, the Foyer is in the Catholic Diocese of Ho. Most of the pioneers were trained in Nigerian, the Gambia and Liberia until in 1989 when Novitiate and Philosophy houses were opened were opened at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region. returns to the case of Ghana, but this time using ethnographic data to look at how trust networks are built through religious participation. We seek to bring these two passions together. document.getElementById('cloak955ec17a3fb2235477e5f1363d3eb3f4').innerHTML = ''; THE FOYER DE CHARITE CHRIST THE KING OF PEACE COMMUNITY IN GHANA. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Bishop Afrifah-Agyekum urges the President, JOINT LAUNCHING OF 27TH WORLD DAY OF THE SICK, Current Transfers And Appointments Of Priests. 16. 03420-20122/20491/26314, 2. by vocationuser user | May 11, 2009 | Religious Men: Congregations with Priests and Brothers. George OSSOM-BATSA (University of Ghana-Legon) 8. Anthony Akwasi AMPONSAH (U.S.A.), 6. Sch. You may contact us if you feel being called to this way of life. Administratively, the Foyer is within the Hohoe Municipality, 15 kilometers away. The congregation of the Holy Spirit, (Spiritans) Province of Ghana also known as Holy Ghost Fathers is an international religious missionary institute. Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on … Atheism: the belief that there are no deities of any kind. var addy6064529a831f164734c4a54042196d08 = 'alabenfdc' + '@'; Gilbert Sam, Senior Programmes Officer of GII, made the call, also commended religious bodies for contributing to the development of education and health and the promotion of peace and good governance. These two Congregations were merged into one in 1848 because the congregation of the Holy Heart of Mary has as its Charism same as that of the Holy Ghost congregation. Gregory was sent on Mission to start the Foyer de Charité Community in Ghana. In Ghana where we don’t have a state religion, during public events such as Independence Day, Farmers’ Day and other social programmes, the various religious groups offer prayers in turns. To apply, one must have at least SHS certificate with minimum grade of C6 in English, Maths, Science and any three electives. 5 talking about this. Christianity is the largest religion in Ghana, with approximately 71.2% of Ghana's population being member of various Christian denominations as of 2010 census. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. John Mammah C.S.Sp. In 1611 Alexander Whitaker, son of a Reformed theologian, began to establish churches in Virginia. The Ahmaddiya Muslim community is the oldest in Ghana who have managed to convert several Christians to Islam. Listly by Adama Adama. Martin Teye PADI (Ghana Prisons Service-Chaplain), 7. The paper traces the changing phases in the development of the African religious movement phenomenon, focusing on the newer versions, namely the charismatic churches, and analysing their activities and their impact on Ghanaian society. Religious life in Africa: The Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa, under the leadership of their founder, Cardinal Charles Lavigerie, collaborated in the formation of 22 new congregations. Buddhist monks and nuns, imams, pastors, priests, punjaris, and leaders of other faith communities play a powerful role in shaping attitudes, opinions and behaviors because their members trust them. Srs. It was founded by a French national by name Claude Poullart Des Places in 1703. This included 139,397 religious priests (and excluded 265,781 diocesan priests), 55,057 religious brothers, and 801,185 religious sisters. The Conference of Major Superiors of Religious - Ghana is made up of both men and women leaders of the Catholic Religious Congregations in Ghana. evangelization, works of piety or charity) and coordinate the temporal order in a Christian spirit. By Linda Bordoni “Catholic Care for Children International” is the name given to the network promoted by the International Union of Superiors General. The Work of the Foyer being International, formation and training could be continued in other Communities of the Foyer in the sub-region, the continent or elsewhere. It was founded by a French national by name Claude Poullart Des Places in 1703. Location: The Christ the King of Peace Community of the FOYER DE CHARITE is located near Abehenease, two kilometers off-road from the Township right above the Tsatsadu Waterfall. With time, the young priest had to be released for formation and further theological and spiritual studies in preparation for the mission ahead. In Accra, you are never far from religious sermons. Anglican Holy Trinity Cathedral, Accra, Ghana Mosque, Tamale, Northern region, Dagbon. (Parish Priest) and Rev. Phone: [Through calls, text messages and WhatsApp]  on any of the following numbers: 0244221094 / 0208129775 / 0208163260/ 0208162862/ 0208162863/ 0504539047/ and also through phone call only 0249032732, You can write to us through electronic mail [email]. List of congregations. Community members are a valuable source of support for people living with HIV/AIDS, although little is known about the types of support they provide or how to mobilize this support. In Ghana, the members are mainly in the education sector. “Positive” Impact of the Corona Virus Pandemic on Religion in Ghana. Sch., Box 17, Nkwatia-Kwahu, Adoagyiri: SCHOOL SISTERS OF NOTRE DAME (SSND), Box 491, Adoagyiri-Nsawam. The culture and religious practices of Muslims in Ghana are similar to those of other Muslims around the world. We grow also by the prayers of our numerous friends, past and present retreatants, visitors, pilgrims from all walks of Life. the Bishop (Diocesan Associations), Conference of Bishops (National Associations) or the Holy See (International Associations). var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; Fr. Follow List Embed List. Fr. Ghana - Ghana - Religion: More than one-half of the population is Christian, about one-fifth is Muslim, and a small segment adheres to the traditional indigenous religions. In regard to religion it is usually characterized as neither a belief nor non belief in a deity. A new global network of religious congregations aims to provide children in institutional care with family and community-based care. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; Assemblies of God Ghana 1. The first three brothers of the Holy Cross Congregation arrived in Ghana from the United States of America, on December 2, 1957, at the invitation of the then Catholic Archbishop of Cape Coast, Most Rev. Ghana - Ghana - Religion: More than one-half of the population is Christian, about one-fifth is Muslim, and a small segment adheres to the traditional indigenous religions. There is JOY in Family Life, for where two or three gather in the Name of the Lord, it is there that the Blessing of the Lord dwells! Box KN 197 Kaneshie, Accra Ghana. Bishop’s House Box HP 380, Ho (V.R.) var addyc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae = 'gregmsgr' + '@'; We believe it is possible for everyone, regardless of social or economic background, to experience Jesus Christ in a deep and personal way. George OSSOM-BATSA (University of Ghana-Legon), Rev. It is 25 kilometers away from the Municipality of Kpando, thus in the Volta Region of Ghana. a). Martin Teye PADI (Ghana Prisons Service-Chaplain), Fr. Martin Teye PADI (Ghana Prisons Service-Chaplain) (Nsawam Medium Security Prisons) 7. Tel: 0302922162, Fr. Fr. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana (ELCG) was established in 1958 by missionaries from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, and ELCG became a partner church of the LCMS in 1971. As a result, they benefit from a certain independence. Unpacking the role of religious counselling services in Ghana January 12, 2020 3.50am EST Annabella Osei-Tutu , University of Ghana , Vivian Afi Abui Dzokoto , Virginia Commonwealth University Daniel Tetteh Tackie ( Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), NEW LABORATORY AND ICU FOR ST DOMINIC HOSPITAL, AKWATIA, Trust in God’s Guidance in Governance! The Work of the Foyers de Charité is an International Private Association of the Faithful, under the Authority of the Holy See, endowed with the Legal Personality defined by Canon Law, whose Registered Office is located at 85 rue Geoffroy de Moirans, 26330 Châteauneuf-de-Galaure in France. Leader), Akim Swedru Convent: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR), Koforidua, Old Estates: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR), Kwahu Tafo: Missionary Sisters, Servant of the Holy Spirit (SSpS), Nkawkaw: Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS), Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS), Koforidua: Mother Maria House Box KF 1720, Koforidua, Sr. Matilda QUIST, SSpS and  Amele SOQE, SSpSs, Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSPS), Koforidua: Madonna Convent, Box KF 1720, Koforidua. Fr. Physical, social and economic constraints often limit the ability of people living with HIV/AIDS to meet their basic needs. Some of our members are also working as missionaries in these areas in the world; Brazil, Taiwan, Bolivia, Zambia, Republic of Benin, USA, Canada, UK, Republic of Ireland, France, Kenya, Martinique, Seychelles Island, Portugal, Cameroon, Madagasca, Angola. Many churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples have offered worship through livestream amidst the pandemic. var addy_textc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae = 'gregmsgr' + '@' + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae').innerHTML += ''+addy_textc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae+'<\/a>'; Patrons: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Immaculate ConceptionBishop: Most Rev. Rev. We make their hopes and dreams our own. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted religion in various ways, including the cancellation of the worship services of various faiths and the closure of Sunday schools, as well as the cancellation of pilgrimages, ceremonies and festivals. Charles Gommenginer, who was the Pro-Vicar of Sierra Leone after the death of Bishop Marion de Bresillac, founder of the Society of Africa Mission (SMA) made extensive visit to the Coastal and interior region of the Gold Coast (present Ghana)such as Axim, Elmina, Cape Coast, Accra and Kumasi in order to survey possibilities of establishing permanent Catholic stations in different parts of the country. It would be impossible for someone to become a Redemptorist without either of these qualities. Fr. The Sunni Muslims in Ghana follow the Maliki School and Sufism which embraces brotherhood for purification. Sch., Box 3, Kukurantumi – Akim, Kwahu Nkwatia: SVD: St. Peter’s Senior High. Clare SPENCER, HDR, Delphina TSIWABAA, HDR, Angelina ANYIMAH, HDR, Nuaso: Handmaid of the Divine Redeemer (HDR), Kwahu Nkwatia: SVD: St. Peter’s Senior High. Daughters of the Holy Spirit. Tel: 0302922162, Koforidua: Pope John Priests Res. The initiative to invite the Foyer de Charité Community to Ghana was taken by the then Bishop of the Keta-Ho Diocese, Most Rev. It observes that the motives for their proliferation are diverse but one of the main contemporary sources of proliferation is the prominence … religious belief and mode of worship that satisfied his or her spiritual and material needs and aspirations. Unfortunately, his dream could not come to fruition due to the changes made the following years. Gold Coast became a prefecture for a year after the historic visit and the territory entrusted to the Society of African Mission in 1879. Catholic Organisation for Social and Religious Advancement. Again today, the Foyer de Charité Community is much encouraged and supported by the Bishop of the Ho Diocese, Most Rev. addyc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae = addyc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com'; There are seven Lay Sisters who live their Baptismal Consecration with the founding Father all as “priest, prophets and kings” with a daily renewal of their Commitment. According to one estimate , there are approximately 10 churches per sq km, and open-air preaching, whether on … Fr. Our congregation exists because of this belief, and has survived to this day because we believe it passionately. document.getElementById('cloakc4b7c73e07516aae4973f358aa49c5ae').innerHTML = ''; Fr. Logo For the Silver Jubilee of the Catholic Diocese of Kof. var addy_text6064529a831f164734c4a54042196d08 = 'alabenfdc' + '@' + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak6064529a831f164734c4a54042196d08').innerHTML += ''+addy_text6064529a831f164734c4a54042196d08+'<\/a>'; Reformed and Presbyterian churches - Reformed and Presbyterian churches - Reformed and Presbyterian churches in the United States: Persons of Reformed background were important in shaping and directing the political and religious course of the 13 American colonies. List of Churches in Ghana. Associations of the faithful are different from Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. Fr. John Shadrak Donkoh, President Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana P.O. Tel.03420-25161, Koforidua: Brothers of St. John of God, St.  Joseph’s Hospital, Box 40, Koforidua. Congregation of Sisters of Notre Dame (CT) Consolata Missionary Sisters. The Rev. With these arguments on board, some prolific Ghanaian writers have argued that whether or not religion determines the morality of Africans, in Ghana however, among the Akan, it is the society and the traditions that determine the morality of its members but not religion.