The Johannelund Theological Seminary, JTS Student Union donated books and transaction certificate worth 7,767 Swedish Kronor/SEK to EGST on March 25, 2017 during a week-long study tour in Addis Ababa from March18-26, 2017. A team of eleven visitors including students, faculty and missionaries from JTS, Uppsala met EGST Director, visited EGST facilities, took part in monthly worship and attended a briefing on church growth focusing on EKHC experiences.
During handover of the books and cheque, Dr Staffan Grenstedt visiting faculty from JTS to EGST and team leader of the visiting group briefed about the partnership emphasizing that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions is bearing fruit.
After receiving the gift, EGST Director, Dr Misgana Mathewos acknowledged JTS students’ contributions to EGST library in a time when the school is attempting to reach 20,000 volumes at the end of 2017, half of the requirement to reach 40,000 in 2022
EGST-JTS has a MoU which includes exchange of faculty for research, teaching and related shared goals.
EGST welcomes quality post graduate level book contributions from partners and supporters to serve church and society in Ethiopia and beyond