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Three Priests and Five Deacons Ordained in Ethiopia

On November 24th & 25th, 2016, 3 priests and 5 deacons were ordained at St Frumentius’ Anglican Theological College Chapel in Gambella. The ordinations took place as part of the church’s Area Assembly, a yearly synod-like gathering of the Episcopal Area.

The new priests and deacons will serve in the Diocese’s churches across western Ethiopia. These congregations are made up of people from numerous ethnic and national backgrounds; many are refugees, and some congregations are in the refugee camps themselves.

The new priests and deacons are:

Please pray for them, and for the church in Ethiopia.

Adapted from Bishop Grant and Doctor Wendy’s newsletter for December, 2016, which can be viewed online here. To sign up to receive updates from Bishop Grant and Wendy, click here

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