Born in Ghana, Rev. Asiedu Frimpong served in various roles in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana including local preacher, financial committee chairman, Christian education director and evangelism & lay training committee chairman. Pastor eventually became the assistant district secretary for bible studies and prayer group and promoted to the district church planting and evangelism coordinator in the cape coast district. Pastor is a graduate of Abuakwa State College, Akyem Kibi, The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) (B.S. Animal Production in 1994) and The University of Cape Coast (postgraduate diploma in education 1998 – 1999). As a teacher, he taught science in Mfantsiman Girls’ Secondary School from 1995-1999, serving as the head of agricultural science department from 1997- 1999. He was the district subject matter specialist in animal production for the Ghana ministry of food and agriculture in 1998, served as the patron for about 1000 members of combined Ghana Methodist Students Union and National Union of Presbyterian Students from 1997-1999. His passion for evangelism propelled him and some teachers of the school to form the Mfantsiman Staff Christian fellowship and its kitchen ministry, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to teachers and kitchen staff whose jobs kept them away from Sunday worship in their local congregations.
Migration to the United States
Our pastor was a candidate from the western presbytery to begin his seminary education in Ghana in 1999 when he migrated to the United States. While here, he worked as an instructor of biology and a pharmacy technician, served as an ordained elder for evangelism and mission in Presbyterian Church – USA (2000) and the lay leader of the Ghanaian Presbyterian church in Maryland from 2000-2005 before enrolling at the Louisville Presbyterian theological seminary where he earned a masters’ degree in divinity. Ordained on May 4th, 2008 by the National Capital Presbytery as minister of word and sacrament, served as the pastor of the Ghanaian Presbyterian Church in Maryland (later named Christ the King) until March, 2014. As the pastor of United Bethel Presbyterian Church, this humble, prayerful, anointed and dynamic preacher with great sense of humor is being used mightily as God’s servant to feed God’s loved ones with the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is a highly principled, disciplined man who lives by the strength of his convictions and very passionate about his ministry. Married to Mrs. Juliana Asiedu Frimpong, the Asiedu Frimpongs are blessed with one son – Emmanuel Asiedu Frimpong.