• 18/07/2020

Today, Saturday, Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, the President of Protestant Churches in Egypt, participated in the inauguration of Pastor Johar Azmy, pastor of the Protestant Church in Al-Obour, in the presence of the leaders of the Presidency of Protestant Churches in Egypt, the Nile Evangelist Synod, Engineer Ahmed Omran, head of the Obour City Development Authority, Sheikh Youssef Al Saadawi, Director of the Endowments Administration Al-Obour, journalist Suleiman Shafiq, writer and thinker Kamal Zakher, and a number of religious and executive leaders in Obour City. During the ceremony, all the precautionary measures of the reopening of churches approved by the Medical Committee for the Presidency of Protestant Churches were fully followed.
The President of Protestant Churches presented the inauguration speech, and said in his speech: “We thank God first for our first meeting during the Corona pandemic, and we also appreciate the role played by the Egyptian state, headed by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the government and their unprecedented role in protecting Egypt. We felt that we had a homeland that would protect us. We pray to God for the protection and safety of our country. We also congratulate Pastor Johar Azmy, his family and the people of the Church for his inauguration as pastor of the Protestant Church in Al-Obour.
Pastor Dr. George Shaker, Vice President of Protestant Churches in Egypt, Rev. Nadi Labib, President of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, Rev. Rifaat Fathi, Secretary-General of the Nile Synod, the Rev. participated in the ceremony program as well as Suleiman Sadiq, Honorary pastor of the Protestant Church in Fagala, and Rev. Atef Mhanni, Dean of the Evangelist Faculty of Theology, Also Sheikh Samuel Baqi, Vice President of the Synod, and Pastor Basem Bushra, Secretary-General of Educational Institutions at the Nile Evangelist Synod, Rev. Izzat Shaker, Pastor of the Protestant Church in Nasr City, Pastor Nasser Katkoot, Secretary-General of the Council of the Apostolic Churches in Egypt, and Rev. Atef Sidhoum, President of the Congregation of Al-Methal Churches, Pastor Adel Haroun, head of the Methodist churches (Nahdat al-Qadasah). Rev. Youssef Boutros, pastor of the Protestant Church in Mansheyat al-Sadr, Rev. Sameh Lotfi, head of the Spiritual Committee of Cairo Evangelical Congregation, Reverend Tamer Saeed, pastor of the Protestant Church at Sheikh Zayed, and Pastor Ayman Sami, pastor of the Protestant Church in Ismailia , Sheikh Issam Wassef, Head of the Synod, and Sheikh Reda Al-Batal, Sheikh of the Protestant Church, in Al-Obour participated in this event.