THE MOST REV. TITUS KOFI AWOTWI PRATT
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.
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)
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
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.
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).
His interests include reading and current affairs, music, sports, gardening and watching T. V. news and Documentaries.