WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

LAST UPDATED: Feb 20, 2024

 

Beloved SMSV Family,

 

Peace and joy.

Please note the following upcoming events.

+ Departure of Dr. Magdy Hanna

Husband of Mrs. Amany Hanna and father of Claudia Hanna. Visitation service will be held on Sunday, February 18th at 7:00 pm and the funeral on Tuesday, February 20th at 12:00 pm at St. Mark’s Cathedral.

+ Departure of Mr. Mohsen Shokri Estafanous (in Egypt)

Brother of Magdy Abdelnour, Atef, Ashraf and Mona Estafanous, and Hoda Hamaway. The uncle of Simoun, Suzan, Bishoy, Steve, Sandy, Madona, David, Peter, Joseph, Stephanie, Sarah, Robert, and Jerry. A visitation service will be held at SMSV’s All Nations Banquet Hall on Sunday, February 18th, following the Divine Liturgy.

+ Children’s March Break Trip

Children currently in Grades 3 to 6 are invited to join our annual March Break trip on March 10 to 12, 2024 to Muskoka Bible Centre. Registration is now open https://smsvc.infellowship.com/Forms/476672

+ Easter Long Weekend Congregation Trip

The congregation will join in a trip during the Easter Long Weekend, March 29th – April 1st, where we will visit St. Mary & St. John the Beloved Coptic Convent in Ohio, The Ark Encounter, and the Creation Museum in Kentucky. Registration is now open:  https://smsvc.infellowship.com/Forms/476705. Deadline: March 3, 2024 (or when the bus is full). Contact [email protected] 

+ Good Shepherd Cassaroles

Available at church for distribution. Please bring back frozen trays on March 25th. Contact [email protected] 

+ Summer Camp

We are so excited to announce our annual SMSV Bible & Sports Summer Camp. By the grace of God, our program will run for 7 weeks (July 2nd until August 16th, 2024).

Registration Links:
Please note, children must have completed JK (by June 2024) in order to participate.

Please feel free to contact [email protected] with any questions. 

We encourage you to register as soon as possible as spaces are limited! 

+ Marriage Preparation 2024

The annual marriage preparation course will be held from Sunday, March 17th to April 21st, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Couples preparing for their wedding can register at https://smsvc.infellowship.com/Forms/476381 or contact [email protected]

+ Divine Liturgies

+ Saturday, February 17th: 9:00 am – 11:15 am

+ Sunday, February 18th: Raising of Incense 8:15 am, Divine Liturgy 9:00 am – 11:30 am

+ Thursday, February 22nd: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

+ Saturday, February 24th: 9:00 am – 11:15 am

+ Sunday, February 25th: Raising of Incense 8:15 am, Divine Liturgy 9:00 am – 11:30 am

+ Monday, February 26th: 8:30 am – 11:00 am (First day of Jonah’s Fast)

+ Tuesday, February 27th: 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm (Second day of Jonah’s Fast)

+ Wednesday, February 28th: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm (Third day of Jonah’s Fast)

+ Thursday, February 29th: 9:00 am – 11:00 am (Jonah’s Feast)

+ Weekly Services

+ Sunday School Ministry: Sundays, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. (One time registration: https://smsvc.infellowship.com/Forms/471602)

Children’s Choir: Sundays, 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Adults’ Hymns Class: Sundays, 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

+ OnRoute Young Adults & Professionals Meeting: Sundays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Banquet Hall)

Virtual Children’s Hymns Class: Tuesdays at 6:00 pm

+ Upper Room Bible Study: Mondays, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

+ CREW Young Adults Fellowship: Tuesdays, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Fellowship Hall)

+ Parent Club: Every other Thursday, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. (See calendar to confirm weeks.)

Youth Group: Fridays, 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm (Junior High, High School, College & University)

Wisdom Fellowship (Seniors Meeting): Second Saturday of every month following the Divine Liturgy

Roots Children’s Bible Study: Saturday, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (one time registration: https://smsvc.infellowship.com/Forms/475391

+ The Bridge Family MeetingEvery other Saturday, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm.  (See calendar to confirm weeks.)

Vespers Raising of Incense: Saturdays, 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

+ Midnight Psalmody: Saturdays, 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

In Christ, 

Fr. Thomas & Fr. Pishoy