National Head's Message

Apostle Alexander Yiadom Boakye

Welcome to the official website of the church of Pentecost, South Africa. The Church of Pentecost is a multinational Church with mission outposts in 135 countries in Africa, Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. The South Africa mission was initiated by the then Deacon Evans Akuffo (who later became a full-time Minister of the church in South Africa and a Missionary to Lesotho & Botswana, but now deceased) on October 14, 1990 in Umtata in the former Transkei homeland in Apartheid South Africa. The Church has since expanded in S.A. to establish 16 administrative districts that comprise of 68 local assemblies with a total membership of 5109. The districts are Kempton Park, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Umtata, Bloemfontein, East London, Queenstown, Butterworth, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Durban, Witbank, Polokwane, Brits, Kokstad and Cradock (nursery district). The physical addresses of our local churches are available on this website. It might also interest you to know that we are in affiliation with the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) and I have an excellent working relationship with the President, Rev. Dr Henri Weideman, and the General Secretary, Rev. Selby Khumalo. As a Pentecostal Church, our distinctiveness is appreciated in our emphasis on radical conversion, baptism of the Holy Spirit, and the manifestation of the fruit and gifts of the same Spirit. We believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible, we pay tithes, practice divine healing, but we also approve of orthodox medicine. We also have specialized ministries that respond to the needs of women, men, the youth, and children, as well as an evangelistic wing. Some of the benefits you will enjoy for joining us, is the preaching of sound biblical doctrine that empowers and transforms lives spiritually, physically, morally, intellectually, socially, and financially. Indeed no dimension of your life would remain untouched if you had an encounter with Jesus in the Church of Pentecost. Furthermore, we have the unique ethos of equipping our laity to develop their theological and leadership potential. This practice is inspired by the concept of priesthood of all believers, based on read more