Protestantism in Egypt
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The Evangelical Church of Egypt (a Protestant church) has approximately 250,000 members in Egypt. The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East (a member of the Anglican Communion) has between 10,000 and 15,000 members in Egypt. Religious freedom of Egyptian Christians is hampered by government authorities. There are about 50,000 Egyptians related to American Presbyterian missions and about 75,000 members of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, Synod of the Nile. Protestants in Egypt are allowed to build churches. Annual growth of the Protestants is about 1.3%, which is lower than the growth of the Muslims. There exists a Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services.
Other Protestant denominations
- Assemblies of God (75,000 members)
- Free Methodist (120 churches, 20,000 members)
- Christian Brethren (15,000 members)
- Pentecostal Church of God (3,775 members)
- Egyptian Baptist Convention (2,250 members (~3,500 adherents))
- Pentecostal Holiness Church (1,400 members)
- Church of God of Prophecy (1,100 members)
- Seventh-day Adventist Church (852 members)
- Religion in Egypt
- Department of State, US.
- Egypt, GMI.
- Arabic Bible.[dead link]
- Egypt, C4C.[dead link]
- Egypt, UK: Religious Intelligence.[dead link]
- "Egypt", Adventist Atlas.
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