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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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02 Jun

Young Families Retreat 2019

From May 31st to June 2nd, our Young Families were led by counsellor Dr. Philip Mamalakis through a spiritual retreat. His deep dive into his book during our weekend together, “Parenting Toward the Kingdom” helped us make the connections between the spiritual life as we understand it in the Orthodox Church and the ongoing challenges…

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30 May

Upper Room Bible Study

Upper Room Bible study will be starting the book of 2 Kings on Monday May 27, 2019 from 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the fellowship hall. Registration http://smsv.ca/upper-room-bible-study-registration/ or contact Wagdi Khalil upperroom@smsv.ca

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25 May

Baptism of Noah and Grace Saleh

Congratulations to Marian and Wesam Saleh for the baptism of their twins, Noah and Grace, on Saturday, May 25, 2019. May God bless their family.

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22 May

Baptism of Elijah Nazeer

Congratulations to Nancy and Armia Nazeer for the baptism of their son Elijah on Saturday, May 18, 2019. May God bless their family.

20 May

May Long Weekend Congregation Retreat 2019

On May 19, 2019 the SMSV family headed to the Briars resort for our annual Victoria day weekend retreat, accompanied by H.G. Bishop Thomas. H.G. discussed with us the joy of an intimate relationship with God, founded on trust and personal experience. He also answered many questions from the group (please find all talks on…

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18 May

Baptism of Noah Leslie

Congratulations to Marlene and Paul Leslie for the baptism of their son Noah on Saturday, May 18, 2019. May God bless their family.

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12 May

Mother’s Day Celebration 2019

On Sunday May 12, 2019, we celebrated Mother’s Day at SMSV with our annual family photo booth! Everyone was looking extra sharp for the event. Each mother also received a beautiful rose in honour of the special day.  God bless all mothers and mothers-to-be!

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11 May

Men’s Ministry Breakfast 2019

On Saturday May 11, 2019, Men’s Ministry hosted their quarterly breakfast meeting. Dr. Solomon Sonbol discussed an important topic affecting men entitled, “Understanding Mental Health – Dealing with Stress, Anxiety and Depression.” Dr. Sonbol shared with us how men are able to cope with different stressors in our lives and the different strategies they can use. We also…

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05 May

Junior High Retreat 2019

On Friday, May 3, 2019, the grades 7 and 8 youth and their servants headed to YMCA Geneva Park where they spent 2 wonderful nights joined by Father Pishoy as well as Father Thomas.   The weekend was filled and blessed with much spiritual sessions, questions and answers,  games, a camp fire, sports and of course…

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04 May

Baptism of Simone Mia Tadrouss

Congratulations to Marina and Andrew Tadrouss for the baptism of their daughter Simone Mia on Saturday, May 4, 2019. May God bless their family.

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30 Apr

Touring SMSV 2019

We were blessed to welcome many groups who toured the church and learned about Coptic history and heritage. As SMSV received its official designation as a tourist attraction in the Province of Ontario, several schools showed interest to learn more about the church and its significance in global Christianity. High School students with bright and…

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