Gullale Bethel Church Choir

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History and ministry

aka Gullale and Gullele Bethel singers

Gullele is a subcity of Addis Ababa

The Bethel congregation belongs to the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus.

Its first pastor was Rev. (and songwriter) Mammo Chorqa.

Singers affiliated with this choir:


(1) Sälam alä bä’Iyäsus [ሰላም አለ በኢየሱስ; There is peace in Jesus]. Cassette recorded by _ _ _ in _ _ _ (year?)

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Songs in hymn books

(any ?)


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Audio (commercial and freemium)


Albums (YouTube)

“A” Choir

vol. 1

Combined Choir (1998 [1990 AM]):

Songs with lyrics

እግዚያብሄር ትልቅ ነው (clip publ. in 2020):

እንደ እግዚአብሔር ያለ ማነው (2020):

እግዚአብሔር በዙፋኑ ላይ ነው (2021):


published in 2018 [long version with historical introduction]:

2021 [shortened version]:


Picture adapted from Launhardt (2004), Evangelicals, p. 228

Further reading

Launhardt, Johannes. Evangelicals in Addis Ababa (1919-1991): With special reference to the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the Addis Ababa Synod (Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte, 31). Münster: Lit Verlag, 2004. [p. 102, 227-230 on Gullale Bethel Evangelical Church]