Church Of Pentecost: Sale And Production Of Alcohol And Cigarettes Prohibited For Members

Church Of Pentecost: Sale And Production Of Alcohol And Cigarettes Prohibited For Members

  • The Church of Pentecost has barred its members in Ghana and elsewhere from the production and sale of alcohol and cigarettes
  • The church says its members must emulate the works of Christ Jesus and his Apostles and make those reflect in their work and other endeavours
  • The church also prohibits its members from engaging in premarital sex since it could result in expulsion of any member found engaging in the act

The rules of conduct for the members of the Church of Pentecost includes a curious one that prohibits members from production and selling alcohol, cigarettes and narcotics.

In an exhaustive dos and don'ts for new members that has been sighted by, the church urges members that their businesses and transactions should be Bible-based, honest and transparent.

"A true child of God should not deal in items known to be detrimental to the spiritual, mental and physical health of others, e.g., alcohol, cigarettes and narcotic dr*gs," the rules of conduct states.

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Church of Pentecost wants members not to sell or produce alcohol and cigarette.
Creative images of cigarette and alcohol and a lady praying.
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The church also stressed marital fidelity and chastity before and during the marriage.

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"Pre-marital and extra-marital relationships have no place in the Church of God; members found in such relationships should be punished by suspension and/ or withdrawal from fellowship,” the church has admonished.

These and many others were contained in rules and conduct for members issued by the General Secretary of the church Apostle Nana Yaw Kumi Jnr on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

The Pentecostal church has a presence in more than 135 countries worldwide. Its current Chairman and highest officer, is Apostle Eric Nyamekye.

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Kwesi Ackon started his new employment at the Headquarters of the church on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

According to reports, the 36-year-old driver could not hide his joy over the job offer. He thanked God and the leadership of the church, particularly the Chairman, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, for the opportunity to work at the head office of the church.

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