Governance of GBCAnnual Session | Presidency | Denominational Board
Annual Session is the highest decision body of the Ghana Baptist Convention which consists of an Annual Gathering of the Denominational Board Members, The Presidency, Ministers and Delegates from Churches and Institutions, and the Convention Secretariat staff.
It functions to set rules and procedures of the Ghana Baptist Constitution for business, fellowship, evangelism and other relevant activities towards the growth of the denomination.
The Presidency of the Ghana Baptist Convention is the executive management team at the convention secretariat and consists of the President, Vice President (Ministries) and Vice President (Administration).
The Executive President monitors and assesses the strategic goals and the spiritual performance of the Convention to ensure the achievement of the constitutional mandate. The Vice President (Ministries) and Vice President (Administration) report to the President.
The Denominational Board performs as an Advisory body to the Convention. It analyzes and evaluates the policy decisions implemented by the Presidency.
The Denominational Board consists of:
- A representative of each of the 4 Sectors
- A former Officer of the Convention
- Head of the Ministers’ Conference
- The Chairperson of the Governing Council of the Ghana Baptist University College
- A Legal Practitioner
- Two women
- A Technocrat
There are 4 Sectors in the Convention, each consisting of a number of Associations:
- South-West Ghana Sector
- South-East Ghana Sector
- Mid-Ghana Sector
- Northern Ghana Sector
Mission fields are virgin areas where the Convention is reaching with the gospel through our missionaries. The mission fields are:
- North Volta
- North-Eastern (Yendi)
The various Ministries, Departments, Agencies and Subsidiaries of the Ghana Baptist Convention are:
- Baptist Relief And Development Agency
- Baptist Health Services
- Baptist Medical Centres
- Ghana Baptist University College
- Northern Ghana Baptist Theological Seminary
- Kumasi Academy Senior High School
- Baptist Vocational Training Centre
- Baptist Guest House
- SBN Media Ghana (SBN TV)
The Auxiliaries of the Ghana Baptist Convention are:
- Baptist Men’s Ministry (BMM)
- Women’s Missionary Union (WMU)
- Baptist Youth Ministry
- National Union of Baptist Students (NUBS)
- Children’s Ministry