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 March 2nd

Schedule Changes, Additions, & Cancellations
+ Divine Liturgies
  St. Anthony's Chapel:
  -> Friday    9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Main Sanctuary:
  -> Wednesday    4:00 - 6:30 PM
  -> Saturday    8:00 - 10:00 AM
  -> Sunday    7:45:00 AM - 11:15 PM

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

Coptic Youth Center (CYC)
+ Elementary School MCP is this weekend. Participants should gather at the CYC this Friday 3/6 at 6:00 PM. Remember to bring bed sheets, pillow case, towel, and toiletry.
+ All the CYC activities and MCP schedule are posted on the church website http://www.saintmaryhouston.org/content/youth-center-schedule.

Other Meetings & Services
+ 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.
+ The Mentoring Program - A Helping Hand (http://www.suscopts.org/programs/mentoring/)
+ Pre-Marital Program. Attendance is required at one annual pre-marital retreat for all couples intending to marry within the year (http://www.suscopts.org/programs/pre-marital/)
+ Ethiopia Mission Trip.
+ Grand tour of Egypt and the Holy Land 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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