Earlier this year, the Emmaus Community of Ghana responded to the need to grow the ministry beyond the country’s capital city.
On March 30th, 2017, the community sent a group of 23 men to the city of Ofoase Kokoben. One month later, 34 women representing a host of ministries from various denominations attended their retreat in the village of Santasi. The 2 events, the first to be held in the Ashanti Region of the country, were Ghana Emmaus’ response to a question that arose during their 20th anniversary celebration. The challenge was to find ways to grow the ministry and to allow Ghanaians living outside of the capital city of Accra to experience God’s grace in new ways. We rejoice with and give thanks for the community’s vision and determination.
The first Walk to Emmaus in the country of Ghana was held in 1996. Since the first Walk to Emmaus in 1978 (Nashville, TN), the ministry has spread to 44 countries. Millions of people have participated in this growing ministry of The Upper Room which empowers individuals to be the hands and feet of Christ in the world around them.
For more information on the Walk to Emmaus, visit http://emmaus.upperroom.org