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Christmas Letter 2020

Wishing you all a Happy New Year & Merry Christmas!!! Please find the Christmas Letter for 2020 linked below.

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SGSS Coptic Center | Time to Build!

This time last year we started sharing details with you regarding our Coptic Center as we were preparing to break ground. Through your continued love and support, we are happy to update you that we have started site work and laying the foundation for the buildings! 

We invite you to be a part in growing our community for the next 45+ years and investing in the future of our youth by SIGNING UP FOR A RECURRING GIFT to the St. George & St. Shenouda Coptic Center project through the link below!

The target goal is to increase our monthly recurring contributions in order to safely secure continuous construction of the buildings with the intention of raising a total of $12M.

This has been a dream, a vision, and a plan that we have been working towards over many years. It is more than bricks and buildings…It is a foundation for the future of our youth…a means to serve those in need in an underdeveloped area of Jersey City a portal to bring communities together… Many have either been touched by the services of St. George & St. Shenouda or deeply a part of the church’s 45 year history. We now invite you to take the blessings of supporting this important initiative that will continue to support many. 

AND we are excited to invite you to save the date for our OFFICIAL GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY planned for December 14 (weather permitting) with our special honored guests His Grace Bishop David and Honorable Mayor Steven Fulop, among many others who were an important part of this vision!

We know that this target is in clear sight through God’s grace, your love, and shared support!

Holy Week Service Schedule 2019

Holy Week Service Schedule 2019


April 19th

Concluding Friday of Lent

Holy Liturgy & Unction of the Sick القداس الالهي – جمعة ختام الصوم 8:30am – 1:30pm
Divine Liturgy القداس الالهي 4:00pm – 6:00pm
April 20th Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy القداس الالهي سبت لعازر 8:00am – 10:30am
Vespers & Palm Procession عشية ودورة أحد الشعانين 7:00pm – 8:30pm

April 21st

Palm Sunday

First Liturgy احد الشعانين – القداس الاول 5:00am – 9:00am

3 Liturgies (English, Arabic, & E/A Liturgy)

أحد الشعانين – (ثلاثة قداسات) عربي وانجليزي ومشترك

9:00am – 2:00pm**
Holy Pascha Prayers صلوات البصخة المقدسة 6:00pm – 9:00pm*

April 22nd, 23rd, 24th

Holy Week

Holy Pascha Prayers صلوات البصخة المقدسة 6:00am – 7:00am
11:00am – 1:00pm
6:00pm – 9:00pm*

April 25th

Covenant Thursday

Lakkan Prayers & Divine Liturgy خميس العهد – اللقان والقداس الإلهي 8:00am – 2:00pm*
Holy Pascha Prayers صلوات البصخة المقدسة 6:00pm – 9:00pm*

April 26th

Great Friday

Holy Pascha Prayers الجمعة العظيمة – صلوات البصخة المقدسة 8:00am – 6:00pm**
Apocalypse Night ليلة ابو غلمسيس 11:00pm – 5:00am

April 27th

Bright Saturday

Divine Liturgy قداس سبت النور 5:00am – 7:00am

Divine Liturgy of the Feast of Resurrection

قداس ليلة عيد القيامة المجيد

7:00pm – 12:00am**
April 28th Holy Resurrection Sunday School Gathering حفل عيد القيامة 11:00am – 1:00pm
April 29th Sham El Neseem Divine Liturgy القداس الالهي –  شم النسيم 8:30am – 10:30am
April 30th Eve of the Feast of St. George Vespers & Beautification 7:00pm – 9:00pm
* Simultaneous services in Main Church (English) & Bethany Church (Arabic). ** Simultaneous services in Main Church (English), Bethany Church (Arabic) & Archangel Michael Chapel (Arabic & English).

Holy Week Letter 2019

Blessed Holy Lent to you and to all the beloved congregation!!! Please find the School Letter for Holy Week 2019 attached.

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2019 Local Area Lenten Liturgy Schedule

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