Diocese Of Egypt

The Archbishop appoints a new president for the Anglican Priests Council in Gambella


Today, Wednesday, Dr. Samy Fawzy, Archbishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Province of Alexandria, , assigns Reverend Jeremiah Paul to serve as head of the Council of Priests in the Diocese of Gambella, the rank known in the Episcopal/Anglican Church as “Archdeacon”, by praying the Divine Liturgy at All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek

Reverend Jeremiah Paul was born in Gambella in 1977, where he was born in a Christian family there and began the church service early, even if the year 2003 came, he was consecrated as a secular servant in the Episcopal/ Anglican Church of St. Luke in Gambella, which was the first church established there in 1996. And in the following year, 2004, He attained the rank of deacon and served for four years.

In 2005, Jeremiah began teaching the clergy the Bible and continued until 2011 when he began studying at the Alexandria School of Theology in Cairo, where he obtained a Bachelor of Theological Sciences. During those years he spent in Egypt, he prayed as a priest in the Sudanese service at the All Saints Cathedral in Cairo and worked as a spiritual administrator for the refugee service in the church.

After graduating in 2015, Pastor Jeremiah returned to his country where he began working as a lecturer at a newly established Anglican Theological Seminary known as St. Frumantius Anglican Theological Seminary.

It is worth noting that the Alexandria region of the Episcopal Church is the 41st region of this church around the world and includes under its presidency 10 countries, namely Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Chad, and Mauritania.

It is headed by the Archbishop of Canterbury and is affiliated with the Federation of Anglican Churches in the World.

In Egypt, the Episcopal Church service began in 1815. Then the first Episcopal/Anglican Church was established in Alexandria in 1839, when Muhammad Ali Pasha, the Governor of Egypt, granted a plot of land in Manshiya Square in Alexandria to establish the Episcopal/Anglican Church of St. Mark.


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