The National Youth Ministry of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) International has launched “The Generals”, a group of young men and women committed to contributing funds to support church projects and activities across the country .
Delivering the keynote address at the launch in Accra on Saturday, CAC General Secretary Apostle Samuel Amponsah-Frimpong said the initiative would help the church grow and grow, especially in the rural areas of the country.
“Funding church projects and activities has been very difficult with limited finances, but the training of generals would provide another source of funding to undertake important projects like decent places of worship in disadvantaged areas,” he said. he declared.
He explained that the youths had pledged to contribute at least GH₵50 per month to help with infrastructure and other social activities, including supporting needy but bright students, drilling boreholes and contributing to community in various forms.
“It’s a noble idea and it’s important for all of us to come together and support the group to impact people’s lives,” he said.
The initiative, he said, was the first in the history of the church and happy to be part of it, adding that they would nurture the group to achieve their goals.
He praised the youth leaders for the idea, adding that the move would not only help individual beneficiaries but take the church to the next level.
Launching the project, CAC Director of Christian Education, Apostle Joseph KwekuArhin, said it was important to go out and win souls for Christ and to be “disciples of all nations”. .
This, he said, would require financial support or some form of sponsorship to travel and touch lives as directed by scripture.
“So I’m glad the young people came up with this great idea to sponsor the work of God that would go a long way in changing lives and communities across the country,” he said.
He urged church leaders to support young people on innovative programs that would take the church to greater heights.
A member of the Generals leadership, Elder Anthony Arthur, urged the young people to show loyalty, commitment and dedication to the project to achieve its goals.
He called on young people across the country to join them and join the “Generals” in ensuring economic empowerment and social development for disadvantaged communities in the country.
Other dignitaries, including National Youth Ministry Coordinator, Reverend Eric Acquah and Reverend Samuel Idowu, also pledged their support for the project. The occasion was also used to unveil the national youth ministry logo.