Category: News & Events

Holy Week Retreat 2016

Holy Week Workshops for Primary and Secondary School Children took place at St. Mary & Archangel Michael’s. The day focused on understanding each of the days of the Holy Week.

Birmingham at CONAFA 2016

Once again, in the third annual CONAFA football tournament, a team from Birmingham was submitted. As the results of the group draw came through, we knew we were in for a tough weekend; in Group A we were joined by Rotherham, Eritrean Orthodox Nottingham, Brighton, Stevenage and Croydon. Although our performance on the pitch was by …

Celebration of the Departure of Mama Sousou

There will be a Divine Liturgy on Saturday the 2nd of April at 9:00 am in the Coptic Centre to celebrate Mama Sousou’s life and departure to heaven. Condolences will be received afterwards in the hall. God bless

Celebration of the Departure of Sophie

We will celebrate our beloved daughter Sophie’s departure to heaven on the 27th of February 2016 at 11:30 am at Saint Mary and Archangel Michael Church at Caldwell Grove, Solihull, B91 2LH. The burial will follow at 2:00pm in Widney Manor cemetery. There will be a reception afterwards in the Church All are welcome 

Christmas Services and Celebration

DAY EVENT VENUE TIMES Thursday 31st December 2015 Kiahk Praises St. Mary & St. Mark’s Coptic Centre 6.00pm -9.30pm Divine Liturgy  St. Mary & St. Mark’s Coptic Centre 9.30pm (offertory at 10) – 11.45pm Kiahk Praises St. Mary & Archangel Michael’s Cathedral 6.00pm-9.30pm Divine Liturgy St. Mary & Archangel Michael’s Cathedral 9.30pm (offertory at 10) – 11.45pm Sunday …

Hegumen, Archdeacon and Reader Ordinations

His Grace Bishop Missael officiated three ordinations on Sunday 22nd November 2015 at the Coptic Centre. Fr. John Saleeb, who now serves in North Wales, was elevated to the rank on Hegumen. Dr. Mokhlis Mina was elevated to the rank of Archdeacon, being ordained on the Church of St. Mary & Archangel Michael in Solihull by …

Copts Discovered

Sunday 13th September 2015 saw St. Mary & Archangel Michael’s Church open its doors to the community for its “Copts Discovered” event. The event aimed to introduce the Coptic Orthodox Church to visitors whilst at the same time giving them a taste (literally) of its rich history and culture. Fr. John welcomed the visitors and made …

Better Together 2015

On the last week of August, the secondary school youth gathered for the second annual summer retreat in the Coptic Centre. The theme this year was about friendships so it was titled “Better Together”. We started off on Tuesday night with an introduction from Abouna Youhanna before having a delicious dinner and lights out. Wednesday morning was blessed with Abouna Peter …