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Alexandria School of Theology celebrates the graduation of a new class next Saturday
The Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt celebrates the graduation of the thirteenth batch of the baccalaureate program, which includes 30 students from the Alexandria School of Theology in its three branches in Cairo, Alexandria, and Minya, on Saturday, the seventh of August, in the presence of Dr. Samy Fawzy the Archbishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Province of Alexandria and Dean of the Alexandria School of Theology at the headquarters at All Saints in Zamalek at six in the evening.
The speech of the ceremony will be given by Canon Dr. Ashley Nell, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alexandria School of Theology, University of Berlin – Germany. The paragraphs also include the distribution of graduation certificates to students, a thank-you speech from the batch’s spokesman, and a special prayer for the graduates.
The college continues to receive applications for those wishing to join the college for the academic year 2020/2021, until August 31.
The college has set several conditions for admission, the most important of which is the spiritual criterion. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a spiritual commitment, in addition to the academic criterion, which is the theological skills in writing and oral discussion in order to continue studying, and that the applicant has service standards such as leadership talents, education, and preparation, care.
The college accepts applicants from any sectarian or theological background, whatever it is, provided that they have the desire to study and live as part of the college community according to the episcopal tradition, referring to the financial criteria, which include the student’s ability to pay the tuition fees (2000 Egyptian pounds annually).
It is worth noting that the Alexandria School of Theology was established in 2005 and its goal is to train lay ministers and candidates to be priests for the service of the Church.
The Alexandria School of Theology (AST) is a strategic project for the Alexandria Territory of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt, established in 2005. The number of enrollments reached more than 130 students from diverse backgrounds studying theology in Arabic at the undergraduate level, either with a two-year diploma or a bachelor’s degree For 4 years, on campus in Cairo, Alexandria, and Minya branches.