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The Rev. Amin Mansour

Amin is originally from Egypt and speaks Arabic. After finishing his B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and the Bachelor of Theology (BTh) from the Evangelical Seminary in Cairo, he was ordained in The Delta Presbytery, Synod of the Nile, Egypt on March 31, 1995. His wife, Wafaa is an accountant and holds a BTh as well. Both Amin and Wafaa have deep Presbyterian family roots. God gives them the privilege to raise two sons, Philip (16 years) and Freddy (13 years).

In Egypt, Amin worked as a production and quality control engineer, and owned a private business for interior design. During that time, he was a member of the Gideons International for three years. While he was working on his theological degree and after, he worked in revising, editing, and adding footnotes for the most common Arabic version of the Bible (NT). Also, he reviewed and edited many translated books from English to Arabic. Amin established many strong and deep relationships with many people from different backgrounds, cultures, churches, and organizations. He represented his seminary in some conferences.

Youth and Children ministry is one of most important parts on his life. He served in thirteen churches for almost four years for training the leaders and teachers of Sunday school, preparing and editing curriculum. He was the pastor and speaker of some summer camps for children and the teachers as well. He prepared a Catechism (Qs &As) with biblical references for the young people. He taught Greek of the New Testament in the Coptic Catholic Grand Seminary in Cairo, Egypt as a part time teacher for six years. He was a senior pastor in the Evangelical (Presbyterian) Church in Benha, Egypt before leaving to the United States.

Amin and Wafaa were serving as volunteers in their church in Boston, Massachusetts in some ministries such as, Sunday school, VBS, Outreach (Street ministry), home Bible study, teaching Arabic as a second language (ASL) while he practiced mechanical engineering and teaching in a high school in the USA.

Amin enjoys watching, playing, coaching, and refereeing soccer. Reading and studying languages are his favorite practices. (Posted: September 2011)