Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC)

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Gospel music before 1991

Liqe Siltanat Hapte Mariam, head of the Holy Trinity Cathedral, had an evangelism outreach program started called the Ethiopian Orthodox Mission (EOM).

  • It produced radio programs in Amharic, which Radio Voice of the Gospel broadcasted.
  • It also operated a cassette ministry with religious education, music, etc.

Mere Geta Lisanework

Sarawita Kristos Maheber
(BCMS, Stokes, Memre Sileshi Wolde Mikael)

Hymn book

Mezmure tewahïdo zeortodox (‘Songs of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’). 4 volumes. Edited by Deacon Yared Ademe. Addis Ababa, 2001-2007.

  • Vol. 1. 2001/02 (1994 AM).
  • Vol. 2. date?
  • Vol. 3. date?
  • Vol. 4. 2007/08 (2000 AM).


» Read manuscript with EOTC hymns in Hadiyya language

YouTube Channels

Kiduel (mainly Amharic sermons and songs, > 199k subscribers)

Mahtot Tube (mainly Amharic EOTC content, > 380k subscribers)

Salem VEditor (mainly Oromo songs, > 7k subscribers)

Choirs / Groups



Besufekad Andargachew

Helen & Betelehem (?)

Lemlem Kebede

Lulseged Getachew (Deacon)

Samson Negash (Deacon)

Tadewos Awugchew (Deacon)

Tewodros Yosef

Tirhas Gebre Egziabher


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