Ministry & Missions
Dr. Mofid Wasef has been an ordained Presbyterian pastor since 1987. He is the pastor of Pastoral Care as well as the sole pastor of the Arabic Speaking Congregation. Mofid began his ministry in Egypt as the pastor of Moharram Bek Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Egypt. He served in Alexandria until 1991, when he moved to the United States for graduate education in theological studies.
Mofid, along with his wife Miral, founded the Arabic speaking ministry in San Diego, one of the only ministries of its kind at the time. The ministry started in 1997 with just one family, but over time has grown to include over 80 families. He, along with his daughters Nardin and Mirna, founded the Agabus Missions for Middle Eastern pastors called Agabus PK. He also founded a mission to poor families, widows and churches called Matt. 25:40. Each year he leads a blessed mission trip to Egypt in support of these missions.
Outside of the church, Mofid teaches at Bethel Seminary as an adjunct professor and speaks throughout many conferences, retreats, and services both in Egypt and the States.
Mofid is from a Coptic Christian background. He was born into a Presbyterian home, and his father was one of the leading Pastors in Egypt at the time. Mofid’s education includes a Master of Divinity from Evangelical Theological Seminary, Cairo, Egypt; a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies as well as a Doctor of Ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary and a Ph.D from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Mofid and Miral have just celebrated their 27th anniversary. Miral is a middle school math teacher. They have two daughters, Nardin who is a structural engineer and Mirna who is working on her Ph.D at UCSD.