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Ordination of Fr. David

Deacon David  was ordained as Fr. David on Sunday 13th January 2019 at St. Mary & St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Centre in Birmingham through the laying of hands by His Grace Bishop Missael. The joint service was attended by the congregations of St. Mary & Archangel Michael in Solihull and those of St. Mary & St. Abu-Sefein of the …

Christmas Celebration 29th December 2018

This year’s annual Christmas celebration was a beautiful dedication to our Lord Jesus Christ. The Primary School Children performed the play of the “Three Little Trees”. Years 7-9 presented an impressive shadow sketch. George Gabriel chanted for us the hymn “Eparthenos” This was followed by a raffle. There was also a presentation on some of …

Christmas Campaign in Touchwood

On Sunday 16th December, several families and youth gathered in Touchwood Shopping Centre, Solihull with the aim of greeting people with the message of the Nativity during the Christmas Season.

Wrapping Presents with BCM

A small group of families represented our church on 16th December 2018 for the annual Birmingham City Mission gift wrapping. We were honoured to be part of this fantastic work for another year.

Ordination of Fr. Andrew

Dr. George Malek was ordained as Fr. Andrew at St. Mary & St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Centre in Birmingham through the laying of hands by His Grace Bishop Missael. His Grace ordained Fr. Andrew to assist in serving the congregations in Birmingham. He will now begin his 40 days of fasting and preparation for the service in retreat. We …

Homeless Service During the Christmas Season

We hope to continue this service on a monthly basis. Please get in touch with Merna Muharib for more information.

Youth Weekend Retreat

On 12-14th October the youth travelled to Northampton for a Weekend Retreat. The weekend focused on the apologetics theme of “Is there only one way?” The talks were mostly youth-led and were very interactive, encouraging many questions and good discussions. The group also enjoyed the team-building exercise of raft building, expertly led by the centre …

Youth Trip to Italy

“for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now” Philippians 1:5 From 4th-8th July 2018, our youth were on a trip to Italy. They visited sites in Rome, the Vatican, Como and Milan. They had a great time of fellowship and fun! Until next time.

Christmas Celebration on 30th December 2017

Our annual Christmas celebration was filled with amazing performances from the primary and secondary school children. Not to mention our special guests Magic Andy and Santa Claus! The evening was recorded and is available on DVD from Amir Eskander.

Christmas 2017 City Mission

We were humbled to be able to visit St. George’s care home in Solihull this Christmas season to meet the residents and do some Christmas carolling (to the best of our abilities)! This season we also launched our monthly city centre mission targeting Birmingham city centre.