The Church of Pentecost
|The Church of Pentecost|
|Founder||Rev. James McKeown|
|Origin||1 August 1962 |
has its origins in a British mission of Rev. James McKeown (missionary) in Ghana in 1937. In 1962, The Church of Pentecost was founded. Through foreign missionary work and establishing relationships with other Pentecostal churches, the Church of Pentecost expanded into a worldwide movement. The Church of Pentecost currently operates in 105 Nations headed by Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists and Senior Pastors throughout the world and about 21,802 local assemblies in 2,381 Districts. In 2018, global membership of the Church stands at 3,257,943, with children constituting about 1,056,062. The Church of Pentecost had 137,862 church officers and 2,492 ordained ministers in 101 nations.
Chairman of the Church of Pentecost
- Allan Anderson, An Introduction to Pentecostalism: Global Charismatic Christianity, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2013, page 117
- J. Gordon Melton and Martin Baumann, Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, ABC-CLIO, USA, 2010, page 698
- The Church of Pentecost, Statistics, thecophq.org, Ghana, retrieved February 19, 2020
- "Church of Pentecost: Apostle Eric Nyamekye is new chairman". www.myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 2019-03-28.