Pentecost University is set to hold prayer and fasting retreat for its Management, faculty and all staff. This was announced in a memo signed and circulated by the Chaplain of the University Rev. Nelson Adu.
The memo stated “on behalf of Management of the Pentecost University (PU), we write to inform all staff that our Retreat for the year 2020 is scheduled to begin from Tuesday 22nd to Wednesday 23rd September 2020.
Referencing Daniel 6:3-10, the retreat is themed Reflecting God’s Glory in Our Work-Life” and will take place in the Phase 2 Auditorium on campus.
Commenting on the retreat as a robust HR tool, the Human Resource Manager of the University Mr Nicholas Sarpong- Kumakuma said the retreat has spiritual, physical and mental dimensions for productivity and welfare of staff. He explained that ‘the prayers fortify them spiritually while the exhortations that follow enhance their work ethics and morale, thereby boosting their efficiency.
The Management, Faculty and Staff Prayer and Fasting Retreat is an annual activity on the corporate calendar of Pentecost University. It takes place at the beginning of every academic year. The objective is to thank God and ask His blessings for the university. It also offers an opportunity for staff to discuss opportunities and challenges the university can leverage to enhance its brand.
This year’s retreat is the first after the University received Presidential Charter. It will be attended by the Chancellor of the University and Chairman of The Church of Pentecost Aps. Eric Nyamekye. Other eminent personality who will speak include the Vice-Chancellor Aps. Dr. Daniel Walker, Aps. Prof Opoku Onyinah (Former Rector and Chancellor), Rev. Prof. Ivy Drafor-Amenah (Director of Research, Innovation and Consultancy Center) and Aps. Dr. Samuel Ofori (Director of Ministerial Formation, STML).