Our Clergy at Tema Joint Church

The Tema Joint Church is an Ecumenical congregation of the Christian Council of Ghana. The main denominations which take pastoral leadership of the Tema Joint Church are:
  1. The Methodist Church Ghana
  2. The Presbyterian Church of Ghana
  3. The Anglican Diocese of Accra

The pastoral leadership of the Church is composed of:

A Resident Minister

As the spiritual head of the Church, who shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees in consultation with the Council in rotation from one of the Participating Churches in consultation with the leadership of these Churches for a period of five (5) years. There's a rotational system of five years tenure for each denomination.

The two other denominations provide Associate ministers for a tenure of 4 years.

Associate Ministers

Associate Ministers, are appointed by the Board of Trustees in consultation with the Council to work with the Resident Minister in the performance of his/her duties in the shared ministries of the Word, sacraments and general pastoral care. The other Participating Churches shall attach Ministers (Associate Ministers) to the Tema Joint Church to promote the aims and objectives of the Church. The length of service of the Associate Ministers shall be for a period of four (4) years unless re-negotiated by the Pastoral Committee;

Our Ministers Are...

Very Rev. Helena Opoku-Sarkodie is our Resident Minister.

Rev. Victor Obuobi is one of our Associate Ministers.

Rev’d Akua Ofori-Boateng is the Director of Programmes for the Anglican Diocese of Accra.

She is a member of the United States Trade Advisory Committee on Africa, and serves as a member on the Board of the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation (OOTIIF). Rev’d Akua is also the co-founder of Aequitas (pronounced Equitas); a faith-based foundation which has a vision to become the leading NGO in Africa, where organizations can source young tertiary graduates who have been molded into self-aware, passionate, and fit for purpose youth through personalized grooming and training.

Rev’d Akua’s book; Broken for Use; is a deeply moving personal and spiritual memoir which has been touted as a ‘must read’ by the likes of Elizabeth Ohene, Professor Mercy Oduyoye, and Reverend Dr. Joyce Aryee. In it, she demonstrates that despite our brokenness, the goodness of God can still shine through us.