serving the whole person



The EECMY was established as a National Church in 1959 G.C. At that time the founding Synods were Western Wellega and Shoa Synod, North Ethiopia Synod and South Ethiopia Synod. The Western Wellega and Shoa Synods office was seated at Nedjo and performed tremendous work of Evangelism around Western Wellega,

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A Brief History

At the turn of the 19th Century, Ethiopian Christians began proclaiming the Gospel with the help of Lutheran and Presbyterian Missions in Ethiopia. From these joint efforts the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) was instituted as a national Church on January 21, 1959.

In 1970s the EECMY developed the theme, "Serving the Whole Person", later on often quoted and referred to as Wholistic Ministry. This has throughout the years been a

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The EECMY is organized into Synods, Work Areas, and Joint Programs. See the SYNODS page for the current listing of Synods and Work Areas.

Central Office 

General Office (GO)

The office takes care of the over all coordination of the activities of the Church on a national and international levels and also is responsible for the entire administration of the activities of the Central Office. It also facilitates assistance from the overseas partners, agencies and sister churches. Furthermore, it follows up implementations of the policy decisions of the General Assembly and resolutions of the Council and the Executive Board.

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