SMSJB First Soccer Tournament – July 2nd, 2011

Our SMSJB beloved church was delighted to host and sponsor her first Soccer Tournament for Grads, Youth Boys and Youth Girls on Saturday July 02, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM.
 
It was an outstanding sport’s event where the majority of Churches all over Ontario contributed together and competed in a love spirit.  There were more than 12 teams that were grouped in 3 streams for competition.
 
+  St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church came first for the Graduates
 
+  St. Catherine Coptic Orthodox Church came first for Boys
 
+  St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church came first for Girls.
 
Fr. Daniel Bessada distributed medals and Trophies for all winning teams and he declared a successful and outstanding event where everybody enjoyed the day and appreciated the effort to organize this great event.
 
SMSJB would like to thank all participants who spent the time and effort, and contributed in great manner to fulfill the churches’ youth needs and praise the Lord in all churches’ activities.
 
Special thanks to Temon Rassem and Basil Tadros for their great efforts to organize this event.  Everybody felt and witnessed a well organized day.
 
Christian Youth Channel (CYC) covered and taped bits and pieces of this event and will broadcast this event later.
 
SMSJB is thanking the Lord for His Holy Hand who fulfilled our needs before we ask or seek.
                                                           
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High Schools Graduates’ 2011

Congratulations to our High Schools’ Graduates – Our beloved Church celebrated their Graduations.
 
On behalf of Fr. Daniel Bessada, the Board of Deacons, and the entire Congregation, we thank the Lord for your achievements of this great milestone and we wish you all successful and joyful Universities’ studies.
 
May the Lord Bless your lives for His Glory and for a fruitful career endeavor.
 
Once again, Congratulations to you all.

Universities and Grads’ Trip to Greece – June 19 to 29, 2011

Our Universities and Grads meeting members enjoyed very much their trip to Greece from June 19th to 29th, 2011.
 
They visited our Orthodox Church in Athens, prayed liturgies there, and visited multiple places there, e.g. Metora Monasteries, St. Paul, Market of Korenth, Santoreno Island, and Athens.
 
Welcome back Folks
 
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High Schools’ Basketball Tournament – April 30, 2011

Our Church organized a successful Basketball Tournament for High Schools’ Youth between other churches’ teams from Ontario on Saturday April 30th, 2011.
 
The day started at 11:00 AM with a prayer, followed by multiple Basketball games’ competition till 05:00 PM.
 
Our beloved Fr. Daniel distributed prizes for all participants and Medals for the outstanding performance.  It was a great competition, full of fun, and enthusiasm.
 
We thank the SMSJB’ High Schools’ Youth team for an outstanding organization to this sport’s event.
 
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Kids’ March Break Trips 2011

Our beloved church organized multiple trips during the March Break for all ages.  It was fun getting together with the spirit of love and great opportunities to take a break from schools.
The church’s kids visited the following places:
o  Movie Day – JK to G6 (FRI Mar 11th, 2011)
o  Tumbles ‘N’ Toys – JK to G2 (MON Mar 14th, 2011)
o  Leisure Lanes Bowling Centre – G3 to G6 (TUE Mar 15th, 2011)
o  Ontario Science Centre – JK to G6 (THU Mar 17th, 2011)

High School’s Blue Mountain Trip – Mar 14 to 16, 2011

Our beloved church organized a trip for high school students to Blue Mountain from MON March 14th to WED Mar 16th, 2011.

It was fun getting together with the spirit of love and great opportunities to take a break from schools.

The trip’ schedule included:

o Divine Liturgy

o Bible Study

o Sports

o Trip tour

Talents’ Show during Church’s Pre-Lent Gathering and Dinner – SUN Feb 27th, 2011

With the spirit of Love, the Church’s Congregation got together for the Pre-Lent dinner on Sunday February 27th, 2011. 
 
It was a special occasion where the people enjoyed the Talents’ Show our beloved kids, High School Youth, and our Youth performed.
 
This show included multiple talents for painting, reading, music, singing, playing music instruments, sports, and a theatre performance.
 
Abouna Daniel distributed prizes to all contributers and all attendees appreciated the talents’ performance and the efforts. 
 
We ask the Lord to reward everyone who participated in this Talents’ show and prayed for this fruitful gathering.
 

Youth Basketball Tournament – Jan 29th, 2011

Our Church’s Youth organized a successful and outstanding Basketball Tournament between other churches’ teams from Ontario on Saturday January 29th, 2011.

The day started at noon with a prayer, followed by multiple Basketball games’ competition till 09:00 PM. The day was ended by the Vesper prayer, followed by a prayer meeting dedicated for Egypt, asking our Lord Jesus Christ to protect and save our country, all the people there, our church, and our families there.

The Basketball team from St. George Coptic Orthodox Church won the Tournament competition.

We thank the SMSJB’ Youth team for an outstanding organization to this sport’s event.

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