The Middle Eastern Presbyterian Fellowship (MEPF) is a new worshipping community and ministry in Tucson Arizona.
The MEPF is an Arabic speaking Fellowship, welcoming all Arabic speaking people . So far there are the following nationalities: Jordanian, Syrian, Lebanese, Iraqi, Arminian, Iranian and Sudanese.
The MEPF is a ministry of the Presbyterian Church (USA) through Presbytery de Cristo, and receives encouragement and financial support from the Presbytery, the synod, of the Southwest, the General Assembly, various congregations and individuals.
Northminster Presbyterian Church in Tucson offers meeting space for worship and education, housing, and also provides support for the fellowship as well.
The MEPF is an outreach ministry that teaches and ministers in the name of Jesus Christ within the Tucson area and introduces the Christian Reformed Faith within the Arabic-speaking and Middle Eastern community.
The Fellowship began as a Christian gathering community in Tucson, Arizona on 15th August, 2008, in Northminster Presbyterian Church’s boundaries. The organizing pastor is Rev. Georges Bitar.
The Fellowship continues to grow in the Grace and knowledge of God through Jesus Christ. There are presently 85 active participants in the life of the fellowship, plus children and youth.
Sunday school is provided for children with worship and wonder –Northminster Presbyterian S.S. The Choir is newly established to perform Arabic Hymns. We continue for the continued growth of the Fellowship in Tucson.
We meet weekly for worship at 11:00 am in the Grudstrom Room in the Multi purpose Building at Northminster Presbyterian Church. 2450 E. Fort Lowell, Rd. Tucson, AZ 85719-2417