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.


Week of January 26th

Schedule Changes, Additions, & Cancellations
+ Divine Liturgies
  St. Anthony's Chapel:
  -> Wednesday    9:00 - 11:00 AM - CANCELED
  -> Friday    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - CANCELED
  Main Sanctuary:
  -> Saturday    8:00 - 10:00 AM
  -> Sunday    8:00 AM - 11:30 PM

+ Arabic and English Bible Study classes are both canceled this week.

+ Confessions:
->Tuesday 7:30 - 11:00 PM (Office) By appointment only - Fr. Younan - CANCELED
->Wednesday 9:00 - 11:00 PM (Office) - Fr. James - CANCELED
->Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 PM (Cry Room) - Fr. Younan & Fr. James

Coptic Youth Center (CYC)
+ Middle/High School February MCP is schduled for 2/13 - 2/15. Registration is open until Sunday Feb. 1st.
+ All the CYC activities and MCP schedule are posted on the church website http://www.saintmaryhouston.org/content/youth-center-schedule.

Other Meetings & Services
+ Adam and Eve Married Couples meeting is this Friday 1/30 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM in the CYC (the meeting will be primarily in English).
+ College & Graduate fellowship night led by Fr. Younan with the tilte "the Dones are DONE" is scheduled on February 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm. More details on the event facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1613163965573390/
+ Katy Community Bible Study every Thursday from 8:00 - 9:00 PM at Grand lakes Presbyterian Church (6035 South Fry Rd, Katy 77450).

Diocese Programs & Events
+ Spring Break College and Graduate Retreat (Coptic Renewal Retreat). More information can be found on https://www.facebook.com/events/1384590991842546/.
+ Crossroads Graduate Convention.
+ St. Clement Christian Academy.
+ Coptic Professional Adult Retreat (CPAR).
+ Arabic Theological Seminary Program in Nashville.
+ Ethiopia Mission Trip.
(please visit the Diocese Website for more information on all programs and events 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 brethren in Egypt who are suffering from persecution.  This donation is intended to be an additional offering over and above our 10% tithe and will be collected separately and sent each month to 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 or Fr. 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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