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 September 26th

Schedule Changes, Additions, & Cancellations
+ Divine Liturgies
  St. Anthony's Chapel:
  -> Friday    9:00 - 11:00 AM
  Main Sanctuary:
  -> Tuesday    8:00 - 11:00 AM (Feast of the Cross)
  -> Saturday    8:00 - 10:00 AM
  -> Sunday    7:45 - 11:30 AM

+ Feast of the Cross Vespers Monday from 7:00 - 8:00 PM in the Main Sanctuary.

+ Confessions:
Fr. Younan
-> Tuesday by appointment only (Office)
-> Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 PM (During Praises)
Fr. James
-> Monday 9:00 - 11:00 PM (Office)
-> Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 PM (During Praises)

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

Coptic Youth Center (CYC)
+ Middle/High School October MCP is scheduled for Oct. 14th - 16th. Registration is currently open until Sunday Oct. 7th.

Other Meetings/Announcements
+ Adam and Eve married couples meeting is this Friday 9/30 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM in the CYC. Guest speaker is Fr. Bishoy George.
+ Arabic Bible Contest for the book of Genesis is available in the bookstore.
+ St. Paul Building Fundraiser (see announcements' slides for more details).

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 http://www.saintmaryhouston.org/content/docs/sus-diocese-weekly-newslett...
+ 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 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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