17 Sep

New Church Building Inauguration 2016

It was a glorious week Indeed! The church held a spiritual revival from September 13-17, 2016 to celebrate the Inauguration of the New Church Building. We were blessed with the presence of H.G. Bishop Karas to celebrate the Feast of St. Verena and lead a GTA Clergy meeting. Also, Fr. Anthony Messeh held two spiritual…

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11 Sep

Baptism of Samuel Hanna

  Congratulations to Mature and Minerva Hanna for the baptism of their son Samuel on September 11, 2016.  Samuel is the first baby to be baptized in the new church building. May our Lord bless his life.    

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14 Aug

Visit of H.G. Bishop Angaelos 2016

We were blessed by the visit of our beloved father H.G. Bishop Angaelos for an entire weekend from August 12-14, 2016. His Grace held several meetings in the church and celebrated our first Sunday Divine Liturgy in the new church. On Friday evening, the youth gathered to hear a meditation on Maintaining our Peace in a Challenging…

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14 Aug

Celebrating the First Sunday Liturgy in the New Church Building 2016

By the grace of God, the church received partial occupancy of the new building and we were able to celebrate our first Sunday Divine Liturgy on August 14, 2016. Members from all age groups came together on August 13 to clean and prepare the building for our first Liturgy. The Liturgy was led by our dear father…

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30 Jun

Bishops Visits to the New Church Building 2016

We were very blessed to welcome their Graces: Bishop Morcos of Shoubra-El-Kheima, Bishop Sarabamoun of Atbara and Om Durman in Sudan, and Bishop Youssef of Bolivia, to visit our new church building during the months of May and  June 2016. Their graces the bishops toured the property and were very happy to see the construction…

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12 Feb

Visit of H.G. Bishop Youlios 2016

It was a great blessing to welcome our dear father H.G. Bishop Youlios for a quick pastoral visit to the new church building. His grace was very pleased to see the progress of the construction and to pray in the new building. May our Lord preserve for us His Grace’s life.

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17 Oct

Congregation Visit to the Church Building 2015

The church congregation had an opportunity to visit the new building during the weekend of October 16 & 17, 2015. On Friday, the youth gathered to experience the joy of their new home and to get a feeling of their responsibilities towards building not only the bricks but the future of the church. On Saturday,…

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18 Jul

Congregation Visit to Church Land

Members of the church congregation along with many guests had a wonderful opportunity to visit the church land and to view the construction progress during the weekend of July 17 – 18, 2015. The Youth Group was held on Friday and a congregation BBQ and gathering were held on Saturday at the adjacent neighbour’s land…

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20 Jul

Congregation Visit to the Church Construction Site

The Church congregation had an opportunity to visit the land to view the progress of the construction during the weekend of July 18 – 20, 2014. On Friday evening, the youth group meeting was held on the church land where counsellors and youth enjoyed a fellowship meal, an overview of the project, and a meditation.…

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06 Oct

Signing the Construction Contract

A Historical day of Biblical Proportions! We praise our Lord that a contract was signed on Sunday, October 6th with Bondfield Construction Company to build our Church and Community Centre. H.G. Bishop David presided over the Divine Liturgy in preparation for the ceremony. At the end of the Liturgy, all of our consultants,banker, and Mr. Ralph Aquino, CEO of Bondfield,…

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21 Feb

Meeting with H.H Pope Tawadros II

Fr. Daniel and Fr. Pishoy met with our beloved father H.H. Pope Tawadros II at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo on Thursday, February 21st. The meeting which lasted over one hour, included a full report about the church’s ministry and building project. His Holiness reviewed all the details of the project and signed the booklet containing the architectural drawings…

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11 Jan

Paying the Balance of the Land Loan

“You shall bless the Lord your God for the good land which He has given you” (Deuteronomy 8:10) From the depth of our hearts, we thank our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ for the great gift that he has given us this week. On Friday, January 11th, the Lord helped us to completely pay the land…

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24 Jun

Receiving the Church Building Permit

We give thanks and glory to our Lord for this milestone in the progress of our building project. The church received the final building permit from the Town of Markham on Thursday, June 14th after almost three years of communications, preparations, and submissions. This process included meetings with staff, presentation of a schematic design, meetings with…

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20 Dec

Submission of Building Permit Application

The church engineering team has successfully completed and submitted the building permit application to the Town of Markham on Tuesday, December 20th. In order to fulfill the requirements for submitting this application, the team had to coordinate between the church architect, consultants, civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers, as well as several other disciplines to complete…

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24 Sep

Blessing of the Foundation Stone and Breaking Ground Ceremony

“Consider now from this day forward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, from the day that the foundation of the LORD’s temple was laid—consider it … from this day I will bless you.” (Haggai 2:18-19) This was a historical day indeed which will be remembered in our church for generations. God sent us a…

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