Welcome!

Welcome to Saint Mary & Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, in Houston, Texas; a church in the Diocese of the Southern United States, under the guidance of His Grace Bishop Youssef and served by Father Younan William & Father James Gendi.

Announcements

Week of July 15th

Schedule Changes, Additions, & Cancellations
+ Divine Liturgies
  St. Anthony Chapel:
  -> Friday    5:00 - 7:00 AM
  -> Saturday    8:00 - 10:00 AM (Angel's Ministry)
  Main Sanctuary:
  -> Wednesday    8:00 - 10:00 AM
  -> Saturday    8:00 - 10:00 AM
  -> Sunday    7:45 AM- 11:15 PM

+ Vesper Praises and Vespers Saturday 6:00 - 7:30 PM in the Main Sanctuary.
+ Midnight Prayers Praises Saturday from 7:30 - 10:00 PM in the Main Sanctuary.

+ Due to Bible Quest this week the Hymns Classes and the Sports Activities are all canceled.

+ Confessions:
Fr. Younan
-> Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment only
     Set the appointment online https://fryounan.youcanbook.me, or call/text 409-292-7139.
-> Saturday 7:30 - 10:00 PM (During Praises)
Fr. James
-> Monday from 9:00 PM by appointment only
     Set the appointment online https://calendly.com/frjames or call Fr. James for an urgent matter.
-> Saturday 7:30 - 10:00 PM (During Praises)

+ Bible Studies:
-> Arabic (by Fr. Younan) - Monday 7:30- 9:00 PM in Main Sanctuary
-> English (by Fr. James) - Monday 7:30 - 9:00 PM in College Classroom Sunday School bldg
-> Katy Bible Study - Thursday 8:00 - 9:00 PM (Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church - 6035 South Fry Rd, Katy TX 77450)

St. George Church in Katy
+ Second & Fourth Saturday of each month
+ Next Liturgies: Saturday, July 27th
+ Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM
+ Address: Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church - 6035 South Fry Rd, Katy TX 77450

Coptic Youth Center (CYC)
+ None.

Other Meetings/Announcements
+ Weekly Prayer Meeting Friday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Cry Room (Main Church).
+ Simon The Elder (Seniors') group is organizing an outing on Monday 7/22. See announcement slide for details.
+ The Cana of Galilee (Newcomers) group has an outing Saturday 7/27. See announcement slide for registration and more details.
+ The Beautiful Dove (Ladies’ Meeting) retreat August 30th to September 2nd at St. Mary and St. Demiana Convent. See announcement slides for more information.

Weekly Church Announcements
+ Detailed church weekly announcements are posted at http://www.saintmaryhouston.org/content/docs/weekly-announcements-1

Diocese Programs & Events
+ The Diocese's Weekly Newsletter is posted at https://1drv.ms/p/s!Alle_dRsoEKvg2olu1BXcl6CvWrd
+ HG Bishop Youssef's Official Personal Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Bishop-Youssef-769541283139884/
+ HG Bishop Youssef's Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/BishopYoussef
+ Please visit the Diocese's Website for more information on all programs and events at http://suscopts.org.

Egypt 12% Project
In an effort to help our mother church in Egypt, our church is proposing a completely voluntary and optional 2% (or more) monthly income donation to be devoted to help our brothers and sisters in Egypt who are in need. This donation is indeed to be an additional offering over and above our 10% tithe and will be one of the suffering churches in Egypt. If you wish to participate in the blessing of this service, kindly give your checks (or cash) to Fr. Younan of F, James directly.

Service Schedule
When in doubt, the Service Schedule is kept updated on the left side of the website under "At St. Mary's" heading.

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