This is the first deacon rank in the Coptic Church. Visit https://www.coptic.education/diaconate/chanters to learn more about this rank.
These are the hymns that young deacons should learn before they can be ordained.
– Offering Response – Alleluia Fai Pe Pi
– Annual Gospel Response (Coptic) – O’OONIATO
– Epiprosevki Stathite
– Amen, Amen Amen, Your death O Lord we proclaim…
This is the second deacon rank in the Coptic Church. Visit https://www.coptic.education/diaconate/readers to learn more about this rank.
Requirements are to complete the online servants preparation certification modules found here:
This is the third deacon rank in the Coptic Church. Visit http://www.coptic.education/diaconate/subdeacon to learn more about this rank.
Upon recommendation from the Father of Confession, the one nominated for this rank should pass a written exam based on the book by Fr Tadros Y. Malaty, Christ in the Eucharist, and an oral exam on serving the altar.
The book can be found here: