Bishop Hilliard Dogbe
Western West Africa Episcopal District

Bishop Hilliard Dogbe



Rev. Dr. Hilliard K. Dela Dogbe served as the Chief of Staff and Protocol of the Western West Africa Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Zion Church, an area covering Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Togo. He was responsible for the planning and coordination of all operations and activities within the Episcopal District, together with the provision of leadership and effective management of all work emanating to and from the Bishop.

Besides being an astute administrator, Rev. Dr. Dogbe is an academic, a church builder, and a pastor with a proven ministry in Ghana and beyond. His passion for multi-generational ministry finds high premium in his ministry to the youth and the aged. He places much emphasis on the "wholistic" development of each individual and the total well-being of all. With his interest in training and raising Christian leaders for the mission and ministry of the Church in the world, Rev. Dogbe since 1999 became part of the training team travelling widely across all the Annual Conferences in the Episcopal Area enhancing the capacity of our ministers through teachings and leadership development programs.

Having started his itinerant ministry in the A.M.E. Zion Church in 1990 when he was received into Conference, after four years as an exhorter and a local preacher, he has served the church in many capacities locally in the episcopal area and at the connectional level. He has also represented the church on ecumenical boards in Ghana. Presently he is the Pastor-in-Charge of the Aggrey Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, Mamprobi.

Rev. Dr. Dogbe is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ where he graduated with Master of Arts in Practical Theology (Christian Education); Trinity Theological Seminary, Accra, Ghana - Master of Theology in Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Luther Seminary, St Paul, MN from where he holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree with distinction. Hilliard has won several awards including Lund Scholarship for Congregational and Community Care Leadership from Luther Seminary; Presidential Scholarship from Princeton Theological Seminary, and Best Accounting Student (on two separate occasions) from Accra Academy.

The Rev. Hilliard Dogbe is a member of the Society of Pastoral Theology, an international professional body of pastoral theologians, headquartered in Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of Alcoholism in the African Family: A Christian Perspective (2011) & The Church and Alcoholism in Ghana: A Practical Theological Interpretation (2014).

Hilliard is married to Cynthia Adwoa Serwaa and they are blessed with two children: Emile Delali and Ellis Delasi.


 

  • December 25, 2017
    Merry Christmas
    Galatians 4:4-5
    But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.
  • January 1, 2018
    Happy New Year
    2 Corinthians 5:17
    Therefore, if anyone be in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things have passed away, behold, all things are become new!
  • January 15, 2018
    Martin Luther King Jr Day
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. Visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/mlkday for more information.
  • February 12-16, 2018
    Board of Bishops' and International Ministers & Lay Association Meeting
    Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel
    235 East Main Street
    Norfolk, VA
    Register by February 5, 2018!
  • February 14, 2018
    Ash Wednesday
    Ash Wednesday is always celebrated on a Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday. For Christians, the day marks the first day of Lent and the starting of 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
  • February 14-March 29, 2018
    Lent
    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday each year and for Christians starts the 40 day period of fasting. The day represents the 40 days Jesus spend fasting in the wilderness.
  • February 14, 2018
    Valentine's Day
    We love because he first loved us 1 John 4:19
  • March 11, 2018
    Daylight Savings Time
    Spring forward - Turn your clocks forward an hour at 2 a.m. local standard time (At 2 a.m. on March 11th, the clocks after they are moved forward an hour, will read 3 a.m. local daylight time).

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