Susanna Wesley Mission Auxilliary

INTRODUCTION
In 1959 a group of women in the Sekondi Wesley Methodist Church led by Mrs. Hannah Ato Ahumah got together for the purpose of cleaning and decorating the chapel. They also decided to serve refreshment and launches during church meeting such as Quaterly Meetings, Synods and Conferences. The ladies adopted “Ladies Association” in 1960 as a name for their group, when the Rev. F. C. F. Grant inaugurated it. They chose green and white as colours for their uniform. Founding members included Miss. Sarah Abakah, Mrs. Acquaah Harrison, Mrs. Mary Acquaah, Mrs. Flora Prah, Mrs, Sarah Sam, Mrs. Dinah Blay, Mrs Yakoba Ashun and Mrs. Elizabeth Riverson Snr.

Later Mrs. Grace Ayensu joined and revived interest helped to raise funds and attracted younger and more energetic women. She later became the President.

The Adabraka branch, Accra, was formed in 1970; The Kumasi branch was formed by Mrs. Grace Afryie Amankwaah in 1974. A national delegate’s conference was held in Kumasi in 1986.
 

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
1. To promote advancement of women by teaching them skills for self-employment.
2. To engage charitable works such as hospital visits.
3. To promote better understanding and appreciation of dignity in serving God.
4. To arouse greater interest in younger women if the church.

The uniform colours adopted were mauve and white. But all along the name “Ladies Association” did not appeal to Conference as to recognize the organization. However, in September 1985, the writer preached in some Methodist congregations on “Overseas Missionary Sunday” in Liverpool, England during which he visited the “Ladies Chapel” within the Anglican Cathedral in the city. In the chapel, four busts considered to be those of the four greatest ladies of Great Britain were placed. They are Josephine Butler, Member of Parliament who carried out unique reforms in female prisoners of her time. Catherine Wilkinson, who, during the great epidemic that swept through Liverpool and the River Mersey basin, stayed behind and nursed into good health some sickly children abandoned by their parents who fled the city. Florence Nightingale, the famous nurse – the “Lady of the Lamp”, who distinguished herself in health services during the Crimean Wars; then Susannah Wesley, the mother of Charles and John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Church.

In the opinion of the members of the “Ladies Association” Susanna Wesley was a true lady of the manse: a Christian mother of repute who gave birth not only t John Wesley, the founder of the World Methodism, but also to Charles Wesley, one of the greatest Christian poets and hymnologists the world has ever known. And that, all these years, the Methodist Church, Ghana, has perhaps, not given enough prominence and recognition which this unique lady deserves in the annals of the Church.

 
IMPACT
In addition to their objectives, SUWMA have adopted a policy of decorating and furnishing chapels and manses for the benefit of the church and clergy and their families, th the glory of God.
SLOGAN: “Beloved; let us love”
MHB 444

Contact us

Wesley Methodist Cathedral

Accra-Ghana

P.O. Box GP249 Accra

This Week’s Activities

I. DAWN PRAYER MEETINGS: 5:00a.m - 6:00a.m
Mon. 3rd Jun., Prayer will be led by Sis. Dorcas Mensah
Wed. 5th Jun., Prayer will be led by Sis. Joyce Buxton
Fri. 7th Jun., Prayer will be led by Seventy Band
II. BIBLE STUDY AND PRAYER (TARRY) is held every Tuesday in the Cathedral from 9:00am - 12noon.
III. WEDNESDAY PRAYER MEETING: is held every Wednesday in this Cathedral from 6:30 - 7:30pm.
IV. THE WESLEYAN HOUR OF GRACE, Anointing And Communion Service is held on the first Saturday of each month from 5:30-7:00am. Next date is July 2, 2019.


CONFIRMATION CLASSES FOR ADULTS

has also started for unconfirmed members who are 45yrs and above and want to be confirmed as full members of the church. Time 5:30pm.


BURIAL SERVICE

for the late Bro. Jacob Moitey Sacker, Aged 82yrs. There will be no wake-keeping. Burial, and Memorial Service will be on Friday, 14th June, 2019, in this Cathedral. Time 8:00 am. Thanksgiving service will be on Sunday, 16th June, 2019.

Also for the Late Sis. Victoria Koshie France , Aged 76, Burial and Memorial Service will be on Friday, 21st June, 2019 in this Cathedral. Time 8am. Thanksgiving service will be on 23rd June 2019.


LAY PREACHERS SCHOOL

is currently in session for both part one and two candidates. All continuing students and interested persons should register their names at the Society Office.


LUNCH PRAYER SESSION

is on going with exception of Sundays from 12:00-100pm for the forty day lent (prayer & fasting).
kindly note that there will also be a Full Service on Wednesday Evenings(Prayer & Fasting) follows after the Ash Wednesday. Lunch Prayer Session would be held daily from 12:00-100pm.


MTN MOBILE MONEY ACCOUNT

Accra Wesley Cathedral (024-562-2935)


WESLEYAN TELEVISION (WTV)

The official television station of the Methodist Church Ghana is LIVE on air now. KINDLY RE-SCAN YOUR TELEVISIONS TO TUNE IN AND WATCH.


VACATION CLASSES FOR SHS 1 STUDENTS

The faculty of Education and Entrepreneurship of the Methodist University College Ghana (MUCG) is currently running a 7 week vacation classes for Green Track Students. This programme ends on 28th June, 2019.


HARVEST COMMITTEE MEETING

Will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 At 5:30pm at the Vestry.


MEN’S MINI HARVEST

comes off on the 30th of June 2019. All are entreated to partake towards the success of the harvest.


WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do it. But your ATTITUDE determines how well you do it”
[Lou Holtz]


QUOTATION FOR THE WEEK

“For we speak as messengers approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News. Our purpose is to please God, not people. He alone examines the motives of our hearts”.
[1 Thessalonians 2:4 ]


APPOINTMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY

The Wesley Cathedral, Joint Service, Starting at 8:30 am
Preacher: Very Rev. Dr. Nana Kwesi Bart-Plange
Liturgist: Bro. H. O. Dodoo
Bible Readers: Sis. Eugenia Aryeetey; Bro. Joel Atrebi and Sis. Victoria Acquaye-Baddo

Rev. Dagadu Memorial, Osu
1st Ser.: Very Rev. Godson Nii Amu Akushie
2nd Ser.: Very Rev. Godson Nii Amu Akushie
Youth Ser.: Sis. Dr. Cecilia Torto
Kuku Hill: Bro. Moses Sarblah
Labone: Sis. Regina Opoku Akoto