• 22/07/2022

His visit witnessed the inauguration of Rev. Ehab Massoud for Al-Barajeel and Rev. Maged Magdy for Bani Ebeid and the inauguration of the church's renovations, which took place 90 years after its establishment.

President of the Protestant Churches during his tour:
We thank God for the love and sharing of our beloved Muslim ones in our celebrations.
Prejudice is fatal and prevents bridge building and communication and freezes thoughts about the other, dissipating love.

Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt, participated yesterday, Friday, in the inauguration ceremony of Rev. Ihab Masoud, Pastor of Hamdi Church and Al-Barajeel, Mallawi District in Minya Governorate.
The President of the Protestant Churches also participated in the inauguration of Rev. Maged Magdy as pastor of the Protestant Bani Ebied Church in Abu Qurqas District and the inauguration of the new church building since its foundation in 1930.
The President of the Protestant Churches expressed his delight at visiting Minya Governorate today and participating in the celebrations and joys with its people.
The President of the Protestant Churches said,
"We thank God for our beloved Muslims' love and sharing in our celebration today.
I also extend my heartfelt congratulations to all the people of the Protestant Churches in Minya Governorate on the occasion of the inauguration of Pastor Ihab Masoud as pastor of Hamdi and Al Barajil Church, the inauguration of Reverend Maged Magdy as pastor of the Bani Ebied Church, and the inauguration of the new church building."
The President of the Protestant Churches added: "We must know well, my beloved, that prejudices are fatal judgments.
They freeze our thoughts about the other. This is dangerous and dispels love. Prejudices also prevent building bridges and communication."
Reverend Kamal Rushdy, Head of the Synod of the Nile, Reverend Ashraf Jamil, Head of the Evangelical Presbyterian Assembly in Mallawi, Rev. Essam Attia, Head of the Evangelical Presbyterian Assembly in Minia, Reverend Samir Saddak, Head of the Services and Development Council of the Nile Evangelical Synod, and Rev. Bayoah Azer, the pastor of the Protestant Church in Nazlat Haraz, Rev. Hani Samir, pastor of the Protestant Church in Abshadat, Rev. Hani Karam, pastor of the Tanagha Protestant Church, Reverend Ramses Mahrous, pastor of the Protestant Church in Kafr Khuzam, Rev. Peter Ibrahim, Secretary of the Evangelical Presbyterian Assembly in Mallawi, and Elder Izzat Misak, Deputy Head of Minya Evangelical Presbyterian Assembly, and Elder Adrawi Kamal, head of the Senate Committee of the Evangelical Presbyterian Assembly of Minya participated. Also, several popular executive leaders in the governorate participated.