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07 Sep

Door Open Markham 2019

+ We thank God for a successful day ! On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, We had over 300 guests walk through SMSV, enjoying guided tours of the building and the sanctuary. Our guests had a chance to ask faith based questions and get to know our Coptic community. We thank our volunteers for this great…

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19 Aug

LA Youth Trip 2019

On August 6th 2019 the youth have returned from a 7 day trip to Los Angeles, California. Through the trip they grew spiritually, they served the community and they explored the city and its surroundings. They grew spiritually though the blessing of learning from the monks at St. Anthony Coptic Orthodox Monastery and from a…

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04 Jul

Bishop Makar Visit 2019

We were blessed with the visit of Bishop Makar on July 4th, 2019 On this day His Grace celebrated liturgy with our precious camp children. Thank God for a wonderful day together.

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04 Jul

The Lion King 2019

On July 4th and 13th, 2019, the Church enjoyed a fun evenings at The Lion King show. Thank God for our time together.

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01 Jul

Canada Day & Visit of Bishop David 2019

Our SMSV family headed to Cooks Bay Marina to celebrate the feast of St. Moses the strong and Canada Day, July 1st, 2019. We started the day with a Divine Liturgy with the presence of our beloved Bishop David, giving thanks to God for our glorious country, and learning from the life of the great…

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23 Jun

SMSV Drama Ministry:”A Casting Call” 2019

On June 23rd, 2019, our Drama Ministry hosted the play “The Casting Call”. This play reflected the church’s ministry and how it was founded. The main character, the director, decided to create a drama ministry at his local, fictional church in an attempt to find talent and use it to glorify God. This effort did…

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23 Jun

Baptism of Isabel Evelyn

Congratulations to Shereen and Shadi Shenouda for the baptism of their daughter Isabel Evelyn on Sunday, June 23, 2019. May God bless their family.

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22 Jun

Baptism of Eliana Samuel

Congratulations to Deidra and Andrew Samuel for the baptism of their daughter Eliana on Saturday, June 22, 2019. May God bless their family.

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22 Jun

Baptism of Gavin John Basta

Congratulations to Nidhi and Sameh Basta for the baptism of their son Gavin John on Saturday, June 22, 2019. May God bless their family.

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22 Jun

Mom-to-Mom Swap 2019

“On Sunday June 22 , 2019, the Mother’s & Women’s Ministry organized a “Mom-to-Mom Swap”. So many of our SMSV families gave away items they no longer needed, like clothes, high chairs, strollers, car seats, toys, books, and even cribs! And many families benefited and picked up things they needed. Moms had the opportunity to share tips with expecting ladies.…

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16 Jun

Father’s Day Celebration 2019

On Sunday June 16, 2019, Men’s Ministry hosted the annual Father’s Day event. The morning included a family photo shoot, ice cream truck and fellowship. We enjoyed the great summer weather with family and friends along with cool ice cream and lots of fun pictures. May God continue to bless our men and keep them for us for many more years…

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15 Jun

Baptism of Kyra Attalla

Congratulations to Neveen and Ragy Attalla for the baptism of their daughter Kyra Mary Katalina on Saturday, June 15, 2019. May God bless their family.

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15 Jun

Good Shepherd Casseroles:

Good Shepherd Casseroles: Thank you SMSV for collecting 160 casseroles for the Good Shepherd Shelter. God bless your faithful service!

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09 Jun

Good Shepherd Trays 2019

On Sunday, June 9th, 2019, SMSV collected and delivered 70 casseroles to the Good Shepherd Centre.  The small efforts by each family collectively sent a mountain to the homeless.  The Lord was glorified with the generosity of His people.  He said “you do this to Me”. We thank God that we were able to give Him back of His…

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08 Jun

Women’s Breakfast – June 2019

On June 8 2019, SMSV hosted a Women’s Breakfast. About 50 women enjoyed a lovely breakfast and an inspiring talk by Mariam Botros on ” OWNING OUR FAITH, A WOMAN’S PERSPECTIVE” { Part 2} . Ladies of all ages enjoyed and shared personal experiences, practical tips, friendship and fellowship. Looking forward to the next one…

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