Category: News & Events

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.

Uni-Grad Trip 2017

This year our University and Graduate youth had a retreat in Northamptonshire taking the topic of “Tough Questions Christians are asked about the Old Testament”. Highlights included bonfire-tasbeha, outdoor laser tag and canoeing.

Ordination of Deacon David

His Grace Bishop Missael officiated the ordination of David Zeitoune as a full Deacon on Sunday 1st October 2017 at the Coptic Centre. We congratulate His Grace and we pray that the Lord may bless and give fruit to the service of Deacon David.

Birmingham at CONAFA 2017

Having trained hard since CONAFA 2016, and equipped with new kits, Birmingham entered CONAFA for the fourth time. Unfortunately one statistic that did not change was the number of injuries our team is capable of accumulating. Nonetheless, the team fought with resilience to the last minute to command respectable performances all round despite not making …

2016 Coptic Hymns Concert

Watch now on Amazon or listen on iTunes, Spotify, Tidal, Google Play or Deezer! The 2016 Coptic Hymns Concert has been released by the diocese. Proceeds will go towards the new church. Photos | Video | iTunes | Spotify | Google Play | Deezer | Tidal Stream | Tidal Store