Action Chapel International has launched an 8-month commemoration of its past and celebration of the present and future from 12 May 2017 to 3 December 2017, dubbed 40/Sixty.
The church in a statement said “As the church celebrates its 40 anniversary and the 60 birthday of the Founder, Pioneer, and Patriarch Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, 40/Sixty, will be celebrated under the theme, “Ebenezer…thus far the Lord has helped us” taken from 1 Samuel 7:12.
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“The church is urging all churches and friends throughout the world to partake in this milestone in the ministry’s history.
“We have planned a series of exciting programmes and activities, with seasoned men and women of God, to highlight the significance of this anniversary and birthday, and to draw inspiration from the lessons learned as we build, with grace, the legacy God has promised ACI.”
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams
“God gave Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams the vision to build “The Global Prayer Command Center” as an altar of intercession and prayer for the nations of the world and a place for Christians to renew their strength and spirits and rejuvenate their bodies through the power of strategic prayers and His abiding presence”, it added.
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Friday, 12 May – Birthday Dinner & Concert: The highlight of the 40/Sixty celebration will be a Birthday Dinner in support of the Prayer Command Center. The dinner will feature a concert with award winning Psalmist Vicki Yohe and a signature dining experience prepared by celebrity Chef Pierre Thiam.
Saturday, 13th May – Documentary Premiere: the worldwide premier of the Dominion Television (DTV) produced documentary, “Destined to Make an Impact: The Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-William’s Story” will be held at ACI.
Sunday, 14 May – Thanksgiving Service: ACI’s College of Bishops will hold a 40/Sixty Thanksgiving Service celebrating God’s blessings over ACI and the Archbishop with Vicki Yohe and Voices of Triumph in worship.
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Sunday 26 November – Sunday, 3 December – Impact Convention: 40/Sixty will conclude with ACI’s Annual Impact Convention with global and national Ministers including: Bishop John Francis, Bishop Michael Pitts, Bishop Jackie McCullough, Pastor Paula White, Reverend Eastwood Anaba, Reverend Robert Ampiah-Kwofi, and Prophet Victor Kusi Boateng.
Renowned playwright Ebo Whyte and Roverman Productions will premiere their own live play at Ghana’s National Theatre on the life of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams during the Impact Convention.
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Other 40/Sixty events
The Archbishop’s charitable foundation Compassion in Action, will hold a 40/Sixty 10 kilometre Health Walk in support of the Drug Rehabilitation Center.
Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams will award scholarships to children living in some of places where he grew up in such as the Akoto Lante area of Accra, Wa, and Bolgatanga in Northern Ghana. Scholarships will also be given to children at the Baptist School Complex Orphanage, Suhum in the Eastern Region of Ghana, which was adopted by the Archbishop over a decade ago.