Profile of Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye – Chairman of the Church of Pentecost


Profile of Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye – Chairman of the Church of Pentecost

Our personality for the week is the current Chairman of the Church of Pentecost in the person of Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamkye. Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye succeeded Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah as chairman after serving for a 10-year term from 2008 to 2018. Apostle Nyamekye is the 6th Chairman of the Chairman of Pentecost.

Profile of Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye – Chairman of the Church of Pentecost

  • Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye was born on October 21, 1965, to Mr. Stephen Antiedu Nyamekye (late) and Agnes Owusu in Asokore-Ashanti.
  • He completed Tema Secondary School in 1983 and proceeded to Nyankpala Agric College in the Northern Region, where he obtained a certificate in General Agriculture in 1986.
  • He also holds a diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Commercial Management, U.K., a post-graduate Diploma in Applied Theology from the University of Manchester, U.K., and a Master of Arts Degree in Religious Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon.
  • He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • Apostle Nyamekye worked with Technology Consultancy Center, KNUST, for three (3) years before he was called into the full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost in 1991 and stationed at Daboase in the Western Region between 1991 and 1995.
  • He was later transferred to Agona Nsaba in the Central Region (1995- 1999), where he was ordained as a Pastor in 1996.
  • Between 1999 and 2005, he was sent on missions to the Republic of South Africa. He was recalled home in 2005 and stationed at East Legon, where he served as a District Pastor till 2008.
  • He also became the Resident Minister of Atomic branch of the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC) from 2008 to 2011. He was later called into the Office of Apostle and transferred to Tamale as Area Head from 2011 to 2015. Until his election, he served as the Koforidua Area Head of the Church.
  • Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye is married to Mama Mary and is blessed with six children.


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