History of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana

Big things have small beginnings and so is the story of The Presbyterian Church of Ghana.

The earliest missionaries were sent as a result of a request by Major de Richelieu, Governor of Christiansborg. The governor had observed the bad moral life of the Europeans in the fort. His request to the Danish Crown for missionaries was forwarded to the Basel Mission which had been set up in 1815 to train missionaries. Unfortunately, the first four missionaries died within three years of arrival. The Basel Mission sent another team of three missionaries: Andreas Riis (28yrs), Peter Petersen Jaeger (24yrs) and Christian Friedrich Heinze (28yrs) who was a doctor. Unfortunately, Dr Heinze and P.P. Jaeger failed to survive after three months, leaving Andreas Riis alone...

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