PEACE AND GRACE!
Commemoration of the holy Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (September 3 / Mesra 28)
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"He remembers His covenant forever,
The word which He commanded, for a thousand generations,
The covenant which He made with Abraham,
And His oath to Isaac,
And confirmed it to Jacob for a statute,
To Israel as an everlasting covenant."
SERVICES & EVENTS THIS WEEK
Morning Liturgy: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
FOCUS San Diego: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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.
SEPTEMBER 15 || TRIP TO BOOMERS
On September 15, we will be taking all Kindergarten as well as 1st and 2nd grade kids to Boomers for a day of games, adventures and fun. Please contact Sally (858-353-7737) or Miray (559-623-4630) for details.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CHANGES
Changes in the Sunday school begin next week. Please look out for the new servant list.
SEPTEMBER 20-22 || COLLEGE YOUTH CONVENTION
OCTOBER 13 || FRIENDS OF COPTIC EDUCATION GALA
The second annual Friends of Coptic Education Gala will be hosted at Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA on October 13, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Program highlights include:
Tour of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition
Keynote speech by Fr. Khaled Anatolios, Ph.D.
Live music performance by Maestro Adel Eskander
Blessing and attendance of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion
You can RSVP and donate here.
FAMILY HOME VISITS
Abouna Michael is offering home visits for anyone who is interested. Please reach out to him directly to schedule a visit.
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.
Please let us know if you have any upcoming important events for us to share with our fellow congregants. Special events are best shared among 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 sign up through the links below. For questions please reach out to Erene at email@example.com
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.