The Krachikrom District in the Kete-Krachi Area of The Church of Pentecost has been adjudged the Overall Best District of the church in 2021.
This was announced by the Chairman of The Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, during the State-of-the-Church Address delivered on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the official opening of the 17th Extraordinary Council Meeting of the church currently underway at the Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC), Gomoa-Fetteh, near Kasoa.
According to the Chairman, out of the 1,571 districts of the church in Ghana ranked in the operational performance analysis from January to December 2021, the Krachikrom District came up top, beating well-endowed districts in the cities.
The second and third positions were secured by the Afrancho District in Suame Area and Wassa Simpa District in Tarkwa Area, respectively.
Gyampere District in Bogoso Area, Drobo District in Berekum District, Fenaso Junction District in Obuasi Area, Akomadan Afrancho and Abofour New Town districts, both in Offinso Area, Domeabra District in Downtown-Ofaakor Area and Nkrankwanta District in Berekum Area, placed 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th respectively on the table.
Interestingly, Krachikrom District placed 603rd in the 2020 ranking, while Afrancho and Wassa Simpa districts placed 708th and 794th positions respectively in the 2020 ranking.
Among the operational areas used for the ranking are Overall Membership Growth between 2020 and 2021, Actual Net Tithes Paid for 2021, Percentage Change between the Net Tithes Paid for 2020 and 2021, Actual Missions Offering Paid for 2021, and Percentage Change between Missions Offering Paid for 2020 and 2021.
Other indicators are Adult Souls Won, Gospel Sunday Souls Won as a percentage of Adult Souls Won, MPWDs Souls Won as a percentage of Adult Souls Won, Converts Baptised in Water, Water Baptism as a percentage of Adult Souls Won, Converts Baptised in Holy Spirit, and Holy Spirit Baptism as a percentage of Water Baptism.
The rest are Outreach Programmes Held, Assemblies Opened, Average Adult Attendance at Sunday Morning Bible Studies as a percentage of Total Adults, and Members Attending Home Cell as a percentage of Total Adults.