Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC)

Liturgy

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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

Mäzmurä täwahǝdo zäʼortodoks [መዝሙረ ተዋህዶ ዘኦርቶዶክስ, Songs of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church]. 4 volumes. Edited by Deacon Yared Ademe. Addis Ababa.

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

Manuscripts

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YouTube Channels

Mahtot Tube (mainly Amharic EOTC hymns,
* 2019, > 750k subscribers)

Nisebiho Mezmur (more than 1200 EOTC hymns, mostly in playlists;
* 2020, > 160k subscribers)

Kiduel (mainly Amharic sermons and hymns,
* 2009, > 220k subscribers)

Salem Tube (mainly Oromo hymns,
* 2014, > 10k subscribers)


Debesey Orthodox Tewahdo Mezmur
(mainly Tigrinya hymns from Eritrea;
* 2017; > 100k subscribers

Choirs / Groups

Mahbere Kidusan

Soloists

A

Abel Mekbib (Deacon)

B

Besufekad Andargachew

E

Engdawerk Bekele (Qesis)

F

(?) Fantu Wolde

Fasika Mekonnen

G

(?) Gebreyohannes Gebretsadik

H

Hawaz Tegegne (Deacon)

K

(?) Kinetibeb Wolde-Kirkos (Like Mezemeran)

L

Lemlem Kebede

Lulseged Getachew [Leulseged?] (Deacon)

M

(?) Martha Hailu

(?) Mendaye Berhanu (Qesis)

(?) Mirtnesh Tilahun

S

Samson Negash (Deacon)

Seblewengel Eshete

T

Tadewos Awugchew (Deacon)

Tewodros Yosef (Deacon)

Tigist Sileshi

Tirhas Gebre Egziabher

Y

Yilma Hailu (Like Mezemeran)


Tsege-Mariam Gebru (Emahoy; pianist) * 1923


Bereket Tikue (Eritrea)


Invitation

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