Christian Council cautions Christians against the wearing of party paraphernalia to Church
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Christian Council cautions Christians against the wearing of party paraphernalia to Church

Christian Council cautions Christians against the wearing of party paraphernalia to Church

Christian Council cautions Christians against the wearing of party paraphernalia to Church

The Christian Council of Ghana has cautioned Christians to refrain from the wearing of party paraphernalia to Church service.

According to the council, the wearing of party paraphernalia would increase tension which is already in the country after the Electoral Commission (EC) declared the 2020 General Elections on Wednesday.

The council said it is highly concerned about the mounting tensions in some parts of the country.

In a statement released today in Accra, and signed by the General Secretary of the Christian Council, Dr Cyril Fayose, the coucil tasked the clergy to foster peace and unity amongst the citizenry.

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“The CCG also wishes to state that, for the sake of peace, unity and national cohesion, Christians should not put-on Political Party paraphernalia to church on Sunday. We encourage Pastors to use the coming Sunday to thank God for peaceful Elections and to preach unity among the Ghanaian people. Let us continue to pray for a united prosperous country,” it added.

Additionally, the council is pleading with supporters of the winning candidate to celebrate moderately and avoid comments that can inflame violence with political opponents adding that “we also appeal to supporters of the losing candidate to accept the loss graciously.”

Before the conduct of the polls, the Christain Council called on all Ghanaians to join hands in its ‘Say Yes to Peace’ campaign, in pursuit of violent-free elections.

The Council in its quest to promote peace during and after the elections set up a 21 member eminent person group to engage various stakeholders and players during elections to help ensure order in the country.

Read the full statement from the Christain Council

CELEBRATE IN MODERATION AND DO NOT WEAR POLITICAL PARTY PARAPHERNALIA TO CHURCH ON SUNDAY

We bring you greetings in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) is concerned about mounting tensions in some parts of the country ahead of the declaration of the winner of the just-ended Presidential Elections in Ghana.

We, therefore, urge supporters of the winning candidate to celebrate moderately and avoid comments that can inflame violence with political opponents.

We also appeal to supporters of the losing candidate to accept the loss graciously.

The CCG also wishes to state that, for the sake of peace, unity and national cohesion, Christians should not put-on Political Party paraphernalia to church on Sunday.

We encourage Pastors to use the coming Sunday to thank God for peaceful Elections and to preach unity among the Ghanaian people.

Let us continue to pray for a united prosperous country. The Lord bless you. Signed

REV. DR. CYRIL FAYOSE

GENERAL SECRETARY

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