The Women’s Fellowship of the Ghanaian Methodist Fellowship– UK Chaplaincy has organised a dinner to raise funds for the Methodist Women’s Vocational Institute-Kwadaso, in Kumasi, Ghana. The feast was held at the Walworth Methodist Church, Camberwell on 30 January 2016
The dinner was mainly sponsored by one member of the women’s fellowship, Mrs Hilda Amoo- Gottfried as part of her 70th birthday celebration. Explaining her reasons for the invitation, Hilda said, I have invited you to help raise money for the Methodist Women’s Vocational Institute, and “to glorify God and thank Him for 70 years of life, nearly 42 of happy marriage and three wonderful sons”.
The chaplain of the fellowship Rev William Davis explained the poor state of the toilet facilities of the institute to the guests and urged them to give generously towards the renovation of the toilet facilities.
The guests were served with variety sea foods and many traditional Ghanaian foods.
The dinner was attended by many members of the women’s fellowship, members of the Ghanaian Fellowship and family and friends of Mrs Hilda Amoo-Gottfried.
Over thousand pounds was raised on the day with more pledges to be received later.
The Methodist Women’s Vocational Institute was established in 1946 through the collaborative effort of the Women’s Fellowship of the Methodist Mission Society in Britain to train Ministers’ spouses. Currently, the institutes run secretarial courses and technical, vocational, and educational training.
Story by Felix Adoko Otabil