Sabiro Wesero

Life and ministry

Lived until Nov. 2011

Audio (GlobalRecordings)

» Listen to Hadiyya Words of Life, vol. 1 (about 5 songs), © 1959
» Listen to Hadiyya Words of Life, vol. 2 (about 3 songs), © 1959


Transcribed and translated by Rev. Molla Gojam in 2004.


Shigute & Sabiro in Wolaytta 193x
(adapted from Duff, p. _)
Sabiro and his wife Belainesh, Addis Ababa 1938
(adapted from Duff, p. _)
Dubancho Church 1948
(adapted from Duff, p. _)
(Nov. 2007)

For further reading

Duff, Clarence W. (1980). Cords of Love: A Testimony to God’s Grace in Pre-Italien Ethiopia – As recorded in memorabilia of one of the Sudan Interior Mission’s “C.O.D. Boys”. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co.

» Read excerpt

Grenstedt, Staffan (2000). Ambaricho and Shonkolla. From Local Independent Church to the Evangelical Mainstream in Ethiopia. The Origins of the Mekane Yesus Church in Kambata Hadiya (Studia Missionalia Svecana, 82). Uppsala: Swedish Institute of Missionary Research.

» Read digital version (Diva Portal)

Wondiye Ali (_ _ _), The Church Which Flourished through Persecution, Ethiopian Kale Heywet Church
History, Vol. I, (Amharic), pp. 233-243.

Video (later Dubancho choir)


Dubancho Choir VCD

» Watch 2017 music video of parish choir