Activities of the Youth/youth’s movement

The ancient and famous Ethiopian Orthodox Church is an owner of many history and heritages. The young generation as a responsibility to accept those heritages to preserve and transfer the next generation. Accordingly, in 1930 Addis Ababa Sunday schools have the responsibility of their fathers and have exerted an effort to actualize the assets and values of the church. In order to nurture a generation who have a responsibility of discharging heritages Sunday schools in the last years has exerted everything, by accepting directives from the diocese, with their full knowledge, finance and time to the high effort they exert they are able to wake for the gospel preaching activities and they have organized the church education to be provide through a modern way.

Furthermore, they have exerted their maximum effort so that the young generation could be able to enjoy spiritual teachings. For that purpose courses, seminars, trainings, trips have been several times prepared and situation has been facilitated so that religions followers can enjoy those. In addition to the spiritual service of the church monasteries as well as parishes which are administered under the diocese highly participated in the overall activities of the church.

Generally, the young generation played its best by performing different services of church songs, art, drama, teaching children, gospel expansion, sanitation and other activities required for the church, providing care, modern secretarial service, furthermore the youth is exerting his maximum effort so that to enable the church to have a source of income. Even if Sunday schools are being provided in all big monasteries and parishes, we can observe some of the activities which are performed by the cathedral Sunday school of the holy trinity as follows:

  • When we look at the study which is being conducted on saint Yared songs to the young generation are providing spiritual song in the church during marriage events. Through such at they are enable a considerable number of participant conclude marriage at the cathedral/Gedam.
  • By establishing drama and art section enable the considerable number of dramas to be conducted in huge celebrations. Because of this they are playing their effort to expand the social and economical knowledge.
  • By participating in the diocese and developmental committee as a member is carrying out core activities.
  • In order the Sunday schools preserve the church moral assets and lead their lives in ethical and disciplined way, a discipline committee and a moral teachings has been given the young generation. The discipline committee has appeared and accepting spiritual as well as psychological advice and they have organized the church and its community to provide solution for the problem encountered. Because of this they are enabled to lead a good life based on the church doctrines.

Generally, those Sunday school have vital importance to Ethiopian Orthodx Tewahedo Church youth activities by providing educational and other tasks accordingly Sunday schools has carried out new developmental programs and exert their maximum effort for the countries development and activities.

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