• 10/05/2022

Andrea Zaki concludes his pastoral visit to Sohag Governorate by celebrating the renovations of the buildings of Al-Ruwaihab and Nida Churches.
Al-Ruwaihab Church is over 135 years old, while Nida Protestant Church is 100 years old.

The President of the Protestant Churches from the celebrations of Sohag Protestant churches:
"We are thrilled with the participation of our Muslim loved ones.
We are proud of our ancient Protestant churches and their loyal, patriotic people.
There are challenges facing the world and life. We always thank God and pray for our country and the world's peace."
Yesterday, Monday, Dr. Andrea Zaki, President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt, concluded his pastoral tour to Sohag governorate after visiting several Protestant churches in the governorate and visiting Major General Tariq al-Fiqi, Governor of Sohag, and the inauguration of some development initiatives in partnership with the Ministry of Solidarity.
The President of the Protestant Churches participated in the celebrations of the Protestant Churches' renovations in Al-Ruwaiheb. The church had aged more than 135 years since its founding. Also, he participated in the renovation of the Protestant Church in Nida. It is more than a century old. The celebration was in the presence of leaders and pastors of evangelical churches, a significant widespread presence, and several religious, popular, and executive leaders in the governorate.
During the celebration of the renewal of the Ruwaiheb and Nida churches, the President of the Protestant Churches said, "I feel delighted and proud of what I see today of the ancient Protestant churches’ renewal. I am very proud of the sincerity of the people of the Protestant churches in Sohag and their authentic patriotism.
I also would like to congratulate the Pastor of the Protestant Church in Nida.
The President of the Protestant Church added, "There are challenges facing the world and life, and we always thank God and pray for our country and the peace of the world. We are thrilled with the participation of our Muslim loved ones, which reflects the model of Egyptian coexistence.
Reverend Rifaat Fathi, Rev. Refat Fathy Roman Gergis General Secretary for Synod of the Nile, Rev. Rifaat Fikry, Head of Cairo Presbyterian Churches, Rev. Youssef Atallah, Head of Sohag Churches, and Reverend Imad Shawky, Pastor of the Protestant Church in Sohag and Head of the Judicial Council of the Synod of the Nile also participated in the celebrations of the Ruwaiheb and Nida churches. Reverend Albert Louise, Head of the Endowments and Property Committee of the Synod of the Nile, Reverend Nabil Wadih, Secretary of the Sohag Churches, and many leaders of the Evangelical Denomination and the Synod of the Nile participated in the celebrations.