Kinds Of Values

Kinds Of Values

Conscious (as against Unshared) Values

Leaders who hold their beliefs at a conscious level are proactive.
Shared (as against Unshared) Values

Promote strong feelings of personal effectiveness
Encourage high levels of loyalty.
Result in general agreement about goals
Stimulate the development of ethical behaviour
Ensure acceptable standards of hard work, behaviour and caring
Lessen levels of job stress and tension

Personal (as against Organizational) Values

A person should not join a church if he/she does not share its values. A pastor/ catechist should not take care of a church nor should a church employ a pastor/ catechist, if the church and the pastor/ catechist do not agree on the church’s key values.

Actual (as against Aspirational) Values.Beliefs are owned and acted on daily.

Single (as against Multiple) Values
In order of priority, the single is on top of the list with some distance between it and the rest.

Congruent (as against Incongruent) Values
Beliefs serve the church well because they fit together.

NOTE 2: Corporate Identity Scrutiny


Sound Beliefs and Ethical Practices based on Biblical Doctrine
Efficient and Open Management Style
Effective Organizational Human Resources Policies
Strong Missions and Evangelism Culture
Good Caliber of Pastors
Goodwill and Sympathy from outside church membership
Accountable and Transparent leadership

(b) Required Strengths

Improved fundraising capabilities
Improvement in relationship with employees
Improvement in relationship between clergy and congregations
Developed co-operation between the various departments of the church
Collaboration with churches, organizations and partners to reach out to the unsaved
Work towards continued growth of the church
Development of adequate teaching materials for development of church members
Association with particular Christian Bodies, which share the faith and values of the church
Confrontation of issues that plague the church such as polygamous marriages, baptismal issues, intergroup conflicts, etc.
Encouragement of members to commitment, loyalty and discipline
Change of perception of being a solely Ewe church

NOTE 3: Corporate Strategic Thrusts

The Corporate Strategic Plan has 10 key thrust as follows:

To create a unique image and identity in the ministry
To achieve annual membership growths
To improve and expand the finance base of the church
To promote an aggressive human resource development policy and implementation at all levels
To improve good governance
To set up an Education Union to oversee schools and colleges
To enhance collaboration and improve team spirit at all levels within the church
To harness modern technology for the church administration
To standardize liturgical/ doctrinal practices of the church
To improve the quality of life of members of the community within which the church operates

NOTE 4: (a) Constitution

i. The 1975/79 Constitution

The Church first adopted and used the 1975/79 constitution, from the split in 1991 till 1995.

ii. The 1995 Constitution

The following people formed the committee that drafted the first Constitution of 1991 produced by the Church:

1. Mr. W.A.K. Fiadzigbey – Chairman

2. Mr. Richard Deih

3. Dr. Moses Adibo

4. Dr. N.D. Sodzi

5. Dr. Victor Kpodo

6. Mr. R.R. Keteku

7. Prof. Israel Dzokoto

8. Mr. O.K. Atubra

9. Mrs. Gladys Timpo

10. Mrs. H.A. Gbedemah

11. Rev. W.K. Senya

12. Mr. James Agbeblewu

13. Rev. Prof. Elorm Dovlo

14. Rev. C.F.A. Gbedi

iii. The 2007 Constitution

The following people reviewed and drafted the second Constitution (2007) of the Church:

1. Mr. Richard Deih – Chairman

2. Mr. Jonathan Acquah

3. Mrs. Jessie Hayibor

4. Dr. Mrs. Matilda Fiadzibgey

5. Rev. Dr. John Futagbi

6. Dr. V.K. Kpodo

7. Mr. R. Aboagye

8. Mr. Leopold Gadagoe – Secretary

b. The Evangelical Hymnal

The following people formed the Committee that produced the first English Hymnal of the Church.

1. Dr. R.K. Ndor First Music Director

2. Mr. Trinity Doe-Dartey Second Music Director

3. Miss Patricia Sitsofe Kwami

4. Mr. James Agbeblewu

5. Rev. C.F.W.Gbekor

6. Mr. Ben Tamakloe

7. Mr. Sitsofe Tettey

8. Mr. S.K. Sapati

c. The Logo of the Global Evangelical Church

The Logo was designed by Mr. Emmanuel Aguadze (B.A. Arts, KNUST). The strong member of the church, he did this remarkable work when he was still a student of KNUST, Kumasi and member of the Global Evangelical Students and Associates Ministry (GESAM). His work was clearly the most outstanding and therefore was selected among many others presented to the major Synod of the Church in August 2003.

d. The Liturgy

The first Ewe and English Liturgies were drafted by the Moderator, Rt. Rev. E.K. Gbordzoe; the Synod Clerk, Rev. S.K. Ofori, and the Programmes and Inter-Church Relations Secretary (PICRS) in the year 2007.

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