PEACE AND GRACE!
Commemoration of The Martyrdom of the Great Saint Mark, the Apostle The Evangelist of the Land of Egypt (May 8 / Baramouda 30)
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“Do not become a disciple of one who praises himself, in case you learn pride instead of humility. ”
+St. Mark the Evangelist
SERVICES & EVENTS THIS WEEK
Morning Liturgy: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. (Father Michael)
Children’s Hymns Class: 5:00 p.m. - 6.p.m.
Vespers: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Divine Liturgy: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
3RD ANNUAL ST. BASIL RETREAT
We still have remaining spaces for one day registration for our retreat coming up this weekend! The price includes 3 meals and all retreat activities. Please take a moment to register or speak with Abouna if you need any special accommodations. We look forward to seeing you there! Please sign up here.
HELP WITH AMAZON SMILE
If you are looking into other ways to support our church, the AmazonSmile Foundation offers an easy way to give while browsing the Amazon shop. It will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases, at no cost to you. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com (you may want to add a bookmark to make it easier to return). You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on the product detail pages. If you already own an Amazon account you can use the same account for AmazonSmile. On your first visit, please select “Saint Basil American Coptic Orthodox Church” as your charity of choice. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation for our church. Thank you so much for your love and support.
ANNOUNCEMENTS, VISITATIONS & CONFESSIONS
Please let us know if you have any upcoming important events for us to share with our fellow congregants. Special events are best shared amongst our family, and we encourage you to share your special news with us.
FOOD & CLEAN-UP
If you would like to help with food for our weekly Agape Meal please reach out to Erene at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to all who have contributed and helped make the agape meal a special time for everyone. We need as many volunteers as possible to keep the church clean on Sundays after the Divine Liturgy. Please consider this important expression of stewardship.