Reaching-Out Ministry Presentation – November 06, 2011

The FTFT Youth Group (First Timothy –
Four:Twelve), a Youth Group from New Jersy visited our beloved Church on SUN November 06th, 2011 and conducted an interesting presentation to the entire Congregation right after the Divine Liturgy about “Reaching out the Community”.
They shared successful tips and techniques about the Reaching-out ministry, exciting stories about their blessed ministry, and how to think outside the box.
On behalf of the entire Congregation, we would like to thank the FTFT Group for their time and effort.  We ask the Lord to bless their ministries and looking forward to seeing them again on their next visit to Ontario.

A colored touch of love and care – November 04th, 2011

Our beloved kids (G6 to G8) showed a colored touch of love and care to their beloved SMSJB Church. 
They took the initiative, painted their SUN’ School class and re-decorated it.  This crew spent more than 6 hours to show how they care about their Church.
It was a good workshop to get together and accomplish a valuable mission to our beloved Church. 
God bless them all.

Kids’ Fun Night – October 31st, 2011

Our beloved SMSJB Church organized a successful Fun Night for our kids on MON October 31st, 2011. 
The Church took this opportunity to boost the kids’ knowledge about the Saints’ life.  We started the evening by the Thanksgiving prayers and ran through the night’s program:  Saints’ presentation, ‘Guess who I am?” Saints’ demo and prizes, kids’ fun games and prizes, crafts, painting, cookies’ decoration, snack’ time, and chocolates and Candies’ bags for each kid.
We thank you all for your time and effort to make this event a successful one.  The kids loved it.

Pumpkins’ Carving Event – October 22nd, 2011

Our beloved kids enjoyed a fall event “Pumpkins’ Carving”.  They came together, carved the pumpkins and came up with funny shapes. 
Every kid was excited to finish off his/her project.  They came up with funny shapes as shown in this event’s photos (Please visit the Multimedia Centre and choose the photos of 2011 to view more photos).
It was fun, fun, fun…

Mahragan El-Keraza’ 2011 Closing Ceremony – October 02, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS to all SMSJB Participants in Mahragan El-Keraza’ 2011.
Our beloved Kids (SK to G6) achieved higher ranks in multiple  activities, e.g. Drama, Choir, Hymns, Arts, Soccer, Relay, etc.
Special thanks to all our Coptic Church’ leaders who organized and hosted this closing ceremony for all Ontario’s Churches.
We ask the Lord to bless and reward everyone who invested his/her time and effort to make it a successful event.

Our Beloved SMSJB participation in Mahragan El-Keraza’ 2011 – Sep 24, 2011

Thank you our beloved Kids for such an outstanding participation in Mahragan El-Keraza’ 2011.  You did your best and God will do the rest.
Our beloved Kids (SK to G6) participated in multiple  activities, e.g. Drama, Choir, Hymns, Arts, Soccer, Relay, etc.
Special thanks to all our Coptic Church’ leaders who organized this great event worldwide.
We ask the Lord to bless and reward everyone who invested his/her time and effort to make it a successful event.

High Schools’ Trip to Florida (August 22 to 27, 2011)

Our beloved SMSJB Church organized an awsome trip to Florida for the High Schools’ group (Y for C Group) right after St. Mary’s Feast Divine Liturgy.
The Y for C Group enjoyed all activities in this trip.  They appreciated their leaders’ time and effort and they acted in one spirit.
“Well organized and tons of FUN – 6 days were not enough.  How about a month?” Y for C’ comments post trip.
Folks, please be reminded that your next Y for C meeting will be on FRI September 09th @07:30 PM.
Thank you Lord for this outstanding time.
More photos are published under the Multimedia Center – Photos’ 2011.

First Kids’ Summer Camp at our beloved Church (July 19th – August 26th, 2011)

“We’ve been learning and having fun – Thank you our beloved church for making our summer’ time a wonderful and blessed time – We Love Our Church” – A message quoted from the Summer Camp’ Kids (July/August’ 2011).
What made this Summer Camp fruitful and joyful are the multiple activities:  Bible study, Hymns, Drama, Arabic and French lessons, Coptic language, Choir, and on top of them the Sports activities, Craft, and the weekly trips.
All these criteria were behind the high average of kids’ participation.  The kids crafted a beautiful St. Mary’s frame and gave it to our beloved Fr. Daniel Bessada in the occasion of St. Mary’s Feast.
God bless our beloved kids and all our church’s ministries.  God reward you all many folds.
Please ask for the Winter’s Camp details.

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.
For more photos, please visit the Multimedia Centre and choose Photos’ 2011  

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.