People Group Info
Total Population: 73,450ROP3 Code: 102879
IMB Affinity Group: North African and Middle Eastern Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Egyptian
Language: Egyptian Arabic - (arz)
Country of Origin: Egypt
People Group Highlights
“All nations will come and worship before you."
- Revelations 15:4
Total Population: 73,450ROP3 Code: 102879
Photo courtesy of Joshua Project.
By Richard Messenger
Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 36,340
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - 23,765
Montreal (Laval), QC - 11,644
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, VA - 9,633
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 8,276
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The Arab, Egyptian people began migrating to North America in the late 1960’s, with the majority being from a Muslim background. Prior to 1965, the majority of Arab Egyptians were from Christian background. Although often university educated, many Arab Egyptian initially became taxi drivers and worked in restuarants.
They value higher education. Therefore, they often enroll in prestigious and high ranking colleges and universities.
Although the religious background of most Egyptians is Islamic, the role of women in the culture has become more prominent since World Wars I and II. Many women will not wear a hijab, or covering, but will dress as many other women while at the same time still dressing very modest and conservative. It is very common for Egyptian women to have jobs. Some women work in the food industry while others work in the medical field.
Bible - Arabic
Arabic Bibles Online - audio and text versions are available
Global Recordings Network - Egyptian Arabic
Audio Bible stories and resources in Egyptian Arabic.
Indigitube - Egyptian Arabic
Many gospel videos in Egyptian Arabic
Jesus Film in Egyptian
JESUS Film video in Egyptian Modern Standard Dialect
Jesus Film Project - Magdalena in Egyptian Arabic
JESUS Film adaptation with honor/shame theme. Particularly helpful sharing with women. In Egyptian Modern Standard dialect.
King of Glory Film - Egyptian Arabic
King of Glory goes through the ancient Scriptures of the prophets as it chronologically and unfolds their story and message in Egyptian Arabic.
Online Talking Bible - Arabic - Easy to Read Version
The purpose of Talking Bibles is to give non-readers and the blind access to the Bible in their native language.
The Prophet's Story - Arabic
This video presents the gospel in Standard Modern Arabic dialect simply and quickly through the stories of the Biblical prophets.
You Version Electronic Bible - Egyptian Arabic
Electronic Bible in Egyptian Arabic
Learn more about "Any-3"
Any–3 provides biblical principles and practical steps that have equipped hundreds of Christians to witness confidently and effectively. Over the past decade, thousands of Muslims have been engaged with the gospel.
Learn more about "Learning Paths"
Online Courses for embracing, encountering and engaging diaspora people. Work at your own pace. Begin anytime and complete the course according to your schedule. Interactive, Hands-On Application.
Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
This book delineates five disciplines Christians should develop in order to effectively reach the nations. More specifically, it will guide Christians to develop an engagement strategy in their locale.
Loving Muslims Small Group Study
This Loving Muslims booklet is a two-week group study that takes a deeper look at Christ’s command to "love our neighbor."
World Religions - Beliefs Overview
An overview of major world religions and cults - their beliefs and practices.
Overview of Islam
Overview of Islam and its sub-groupings. Developed by the North American Mission Board, SBC. Includes generalized witnessing tips.
Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.
Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.
|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|Canada||Mississauga||Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton)||ON||36,340|
|United States||Pico Rivera||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||23,765|
|United States||Lanier Heights||Washington-Arlington-Alexandria||VA||9,633|
|United States||Hickory Hills||Chicago-Naperville-Elgin||IL||8,276|
|United States||Katy||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||7,947|
|United States||Valley View Meadows||Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin||TN||6,912|
|United States||Newberry Springs||Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario||CA||6,564|
|United States||Cupertino||San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara||CA||6,281|
|United States||Dudley Square||Boston-Cambridge-Quincy||MA||5,602|
|United States||Richardson||Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington||TX||4,441|
|United States||Center City||Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington||PA||4,348|
|United States||Oakland||San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward||CA||3,861|
|United States||Seminole||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater||FL||3,234|
|United States||Eden Prairie||Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington||MN||2,280|
|United States||Central West End||St. Louis||MO||2,050|
|United States||Home Park||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell||GA||1,658|
|United States||Sheffield Park||Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia||NC||1,524|
|United States||Miami Shores||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||1,501|
|United States||Lincoln Park West||Columbus||OH||1,261|
|United States||West Haven||New Haven-Milford||CT||1,192|
|United States||Metairie||New Orleans-Metairie||LA||1,160|