Keren Evangelical Lutheran Church

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History and ministry

Keren is the second-largest city in Eritrea

Swedish Evangelical Mission started ministry in Keren under the supervision of Gustav R. Sundström in 1913.

Together with Karl G. Rodén, Sundström (a theologian, physician and notable linguist) worked on a Tigre hymnal, Därus Ṣəyon [ደሩስ ጽዮን, Songs of Zion]


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recorded during Christmas celebration in 2016:


Further reading

Lundström, Karl Johan and Ezra Gebremedhin. Kenisha: The Roots and Development of the Evangelical Church of Eritrea, 1866-1935. Trenton, NJ: The Red Sea Press, 2011. [See index on p. 510, s.v. Keren (Cheren)]