Presiding Bishop

PRESIDING BISHOP

THE MOST REV. TITUS KOFI AWOTWI PRATT

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Born on Friday, 5th December, 1947, The Rt. Rev. Titus K. Awotwi Pratt was educated at Wesley Grammar School, Accra and received a Professional Training at Komenda Teachers Training College. He is the sixth child of ten children of the Late Most Rev. Charles & Mrs. Grace Awotwi Pratt. He was Commissioned in 1977 and Ordained in 1979.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

DATE                                     INSTITUTION                                               QUALIFICATION

1963-1967                            Wesley Grammar School                                 O’ Levels

1969/70-1970/71              Komenda Teacher Training                              Certificate ‘A’ (Post-Secondary)

1973-1977                            Trinity College                                                   Diploma in Ministry

1975-1977                            University of Ghana                                         Diploma in Theology (External)

1979-1982                            Victoria University of                                      BA (Hons) Manchester, UK Historical and Contemporary Theology

1992/1996                           Evangelism Explosion,                                    Certificates in Evangelism Freetown (Sierra Leone)

Florida (USA) 1994                                       Haggai Institute for Leadership                  Certificate in Evangelism and

Training and Evangelism                               Leadership (Singapore)

2012                                       University of Ghana                                         M.A. (Religions)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

1971-1973            Qualified Certificate ‘A’ Teacher (Post-Secondary)

1977-1979            Probation Minister (Deacon) Chaplain High School,

Stationed at Fijai Secondary School, Sekondi

1979/1980           Assisting Minister, Roundhay Methodist Church, Ladywood, Leeds, U.K.

1981/1982           Assisting Minister, Manchester and Salford Circuit, Central Hall, Manchester, U.K.

1982/1984           Chaplain, Prempeh College, Kumasi Auxilliary Minister, Bantama Circuit, Kumasi

1984/1986           Headmaster, Wesley Day Secondary School, Kumasi, Auxiliary Minister, Kumasi Circuit

1984/1986           Conference Daily Records Secretary; Assistant District Synod Secretary, Kumasi Diocese

1987-1989            Superintendent Minister, Ajumako Circuit, Cape Coast Diocese

1988-1989            Journal Secretary, Cape Coast Diocese

1989-1994            Superintendent Minister, Bethel Circuit, The Gambia District of the British Conference

1990-1994            Synod Secretary of the Gambia District Synod

1994-2003            Chairman and General Superintendent, Methodist Mission, The Gambia District Superintendent Minister for Wesley, Bakau, Kombo Western, Central River Division Circuits on different occasions

2003-2009            The Superintendent Minister, Dansoman Circuit, Accra Diocese

2009-2011            The Superintendent Minister, Kwashieman Circuit, Accra Diocese

2011 to date      The Methodist Bishop of Accra

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES & APPOINTMENTS

1988-1989            Member, Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam District Assembly (Government Appointee)

1989-2003            Member, Secretary and subsequently Chairman, Bible House, Sub-Committee, Gambia Christian Council

1994-1996            Member, National Committee for Civic Education, The Gambia

1996-2000            Member, National Council for Arts & Culture, The Gambia

1996-2003            Member, Law Reform Commission (The Gambia)

1999-2001            Chairman, Gambia Christian Council 2000 Interim Chairman, FECCIWA (Fellowship of Christian Churches & Councils in West Africa)

2001-2003            Executive Member (FECCIWA)

2014 to date      Member, National Council, Bible Society of Ghana

 

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS CHAIRMAN AND

GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT, METHODIST MISSION, THE GAMBIA

  • Establishment of Gambia Methodist Academy (GMA) in September, 1995
  • Tremendous increase in District Local Preachers, with Gambians of all ages and vocations answering to God’s call.
  • Renovation and Refurbishment of the District Mission House and Offices built in 1824.
  • Establishment of Local Preachers library and training programme with the support of church partners in The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
  • Rapid Growth in Ministerial Staff for the District
  • Founding of new Societies and Circuit in the Western Division with phenomenal growth registered in the Western Division Circuit in terms of membership.
  • Founding of the privatized Methodist Primary and Kindergarten Preparation of the Gambia District for Autonomy

 

EXPOSURE

International Conferences, meetings, seminars and workshops took him to Europe, Asia, North America, South America, across West, East and South Africa; between 1993 and 2003.

 

FAMILY

Bishop Pratt has five adult children: Mrs. Beatrice Fosu (Administrator, School of Veterinary Medicine, Legon); Charles, (Proprietor/Technical Director of Antarttic Cooling Services); Mrs. Grace L.  A. Pratt-Morris Chapman (Lecturer, Presbyterian University, Cameroun); Gladys (Hotelier, Accra) Anna-Irene of Unibank; and Theophilus James Pratt (an adopted son). He has six grandchildren. (two from the adopted son).

INTERESTS

His interests include reading and current affairs, music, sports, gardening and watching T.  V.  news and Documentaries.

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