Hundreds of Christians and Traditional rulers from all walks of life were at the fully packed auditorium of Divine Word International Ministries to receive their blessings from the anointed service and witness the special event . A colorful ceremony was held in the honor of Nana Adusei Twenewaapim , the Paramount Chief of Tepain the Ashanti Region ,who representedthe Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in Springfield, a suburb of Virginia last weekend at the Divine Word International Ministries ,led by ApostleDr. Kofi Adoteng Boateng .
NanaAdusdei Twenewaapim noted thathis Majesty ,Otumfuo Osei Tutu II , the Asantehene, tasked him to urge the church to pray for peace, as the country prepares for the upcoming December 2012GeneralElections, since "it is only God's intervention that can bring peace and unity in Ghana".
The Paramount Chief of Tepa called on political parties to conduct their electioneering campaign on issues rather than attacking personalities and stated that, " you must advise your followers to be careful about their utterances , because whatever they will say will bring disturbances to divide Ghana into chaos and nothing should be done to jeopardize the unity and the stability of the country.
"We are one Nationand one people with a common destiny ,and elections are not won through violence but rather a proper strategy, using decency and decorum in your activities, exhibiting a high sense of political maturity by not using insults or attacking the unity,stability and peace that the nation is enjoying now.” Nana Adusei Awenewaapim noted Apostle Adonteng Boateng emphasized that Ghanaians must bury the spirit of envy and seek the interest of one another, since the spirit of envy is a lethal weapon made by Satan and painted in the heart of mankind to avert the plans of God , therefore Christians must be respectful to others and rejoice in the success of others.
"The church can grow in unity,team work,peace ,love and we must accommodates everyone, irrespective of their character, because Jesus Christ, the Saviour of mankind, did not discriminate or drive anyone away as a result of their mutiple sins," the leader of Divine Word International Ministries noted.
Dr. Adoteng Boateng urged Christians to do away with pompous,arrogant,bickbiting, character assassination ,blatant lies, hypocracy, abusive activities, defamatory words, telling the congregation to " let your messages to the people be decent ,you should also try to accomodate every one, irrespective of their character, in the house of God in order to promote the growth of the Kingdom's work.
Apostle Dr. KofiAdonteng Boateng ,the General Overseer of the Divine Word International Ministries, also spoke about the importance of praying for peace and urged Ghanaians to be followers of Christ.
He encouraged Christians to support each other and seek the face of God in all aspects of their life, and at all times, through the good and bad times.
Nana Kofi Boateng - the Asantefuohene of Washington Metro Area , Nana Ama Achiaah-the Queenmother of Asnatefuohemaah of Washington MetroArea,Nana Kwame Darko-the Kontihene of Washington Metro Area,Nana Abena Peperekese -the Ohehemaah Abadiakyire of Washington Metro Area,Mr. Kwasi Owusu - Special Adviser to the Chief of Washington Metro Area,Nana Okokyeredom Teiku Acheampong - the Asantefuohene of New York, Nana Kwabena Amakye - the Akwamuhene of New York ,Nana Kofi Gyamfi - the Mawerehene of New York, Nana Akua Sefah -the Nkosohemaah of New York, Nana Kwadwo Manu -the Abusuafuohene of New York,Nana Konadu Ababio , Nifahemaah of Nkwantakesse -Ashanti Regoin-Ghana alsothe Ex-Asantefuohemaah of New York,Nana AkosuaBuohGyankromah - the Queen-mother of Okyeman Association of WashingtonMetro Area,Nana Ama Gyamfuaah -the Ohemaa Abadiakyire to the Okyeman ofWashington Metro Area , Pastor Isaac Narh, Pastor Kofi Gyamfi Boateng, Pastor Harry Domfeh, Minister Thomas Owuo, Mr Osei Assibey, Mrs.Bether Domfeh, Mr Samuel Osei aka Agya Osei, Opayain Kwaku Duah, Minister Prince Kissi, Minister NanaOpoku, Minister Collins Omane Boateng and Mrs Dora Asante were there to grace the occasion.
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