Judge not, that ye be not judged. The law of the Ancient world and that of the prophets is combined by this. Mathew 7.1. As this is the directive and the order of our Lord: God and Savior Jesus Christ, preserving and using it, is our Christian obligation. It is the Christian law that keeps us by strengthening our unity should we preserve it.
We, priests and followers of the belief of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church who reside in Boston and its surroundings, have endorsed the church directive (Kalle Awadi) which enables us together to be directed and use it in Boston Menebere Leule Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
It can be evidenced from the following quotations that the church is organized by the association of priests and followers and directed by the parish council, a directive and order derived from the Holy Book. Leviticus 27/26-33; Deuteronomy 14/22; Numbers 18/20-29; Obadiah 3/7-12; Acts 4/32-37; Corinthians 16/1-5.
Name of the Church:
The church which is located in Boston is called Menebere Leule Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The church is established in accordance with the laws of Massachusetts
Rules of Belief:
As the Boston Menebere Leule Medhane Alem Church is part of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church , it keeps its rule of belief and canon. It teaches same and confirms in its activity.
1. To expand the teachings of God's kingdom of Gospel.
2. To establish and strengthen Sunday schools.
3.To lead the administration and services of the church in line with the church laws.
4. To endeavor that the church stands on its feet with wealth and property.
5. To teach Ethiopian letters and language to those Ethiopians who are born and grown in this country in order not to forget their country and culture.
6. To study and preserve properly the rules of worship and canon of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
Administrator of the church:
Abba Gebredengel- leads the church in accordance with the regulation issued by the Holy Synod. Abba Gebredengel
On December 11, 2011, Menebere Leule Medhane Alem was Celebrated with the presence of Bitsue Abune Zekarias, the Archbishop Of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in the North East Region of United States of America. The festival was attended by more than 5 hundred people from the Boston Areas and its surrounding states. It was was one of the most remarkable holiday in the history of the Boston Menebere Leule Medhane Alem church.
At 4 PM, the heavenly melody, Mahelet the Yared was started! Stay tuned for more information about the celebration...
His Holiness Abune Paulos, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church
Bitsue Abune Abrham, the Archbishop Of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in the North East Region of United States of America