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10th Annual 5K Run

Exercise Your Spirit 5K

TIME CHANGE Saturday, July 8, 2017 11AM – 6PM

Build a Church (The Musical!)

  The 10th Annual 5K is this Saturday! Due to extraordinary circumstances, the race registration has been moved to 11:00 AM with an official start time of 1:00 PM. That being said, we’ll see you, your friends, your parents, your kids, your priest, your cousins from Egypt and everyone else at the run! Schedule of Events:
  • Registration – 11:00 AM -12:30 PMRegistration will take place nearby the pavilion area.  Look for the big banner. Runners will get their wristbands, bibs and t-shirts.  Your bib numbers and chip technology will be used by Rock Race Timing in recording your running times.  At 12:45, all the runners will gather at the start line.
  • Race Begins – 1:00 PM: Runners are off! The start line is right nearby the pavilion area.  This will also be the finish line.  Signs will be posted along the course directing the runners.   We will also station people along the course to help direct.  For a better look at the park, see HERE.
  • Board Presentation & Awards Ceremony – 3:00 PM:  The Church Board will present on the progress made in planning for the new church construction. The reverend fathers will then award the three fastest male and female runners, along with the top fundraiser.  Awards will also be given to the three fastest runners of the junior races.  (Donations will still be accepted, but the tallying for highest fundraiser stops at 2:30 PM).  Run fast because the prizes this year are awesome! Closing remarks will be given.  Don’t leave yet!  There’s still a barbecue going on the rest of the day.
Register! It’s not too late to register and run for a good cause! Visit us HERE to register. Donate! Donate to your friends and family who are participating in the run.  On behalf of our church, we are thankful for your support and pray God blesses you tenfold! IMPORTANT – Junior Runners:  HERE is a permission slip for your parents to sign waiving liability.  PLEASE bring this with you as you register for the run in the pavilion.  This is REQUIRED. *** Thank you so much for your participation in this event!  If there are any further questions, please do not hesitate to email us.  God bless your service and donations.  We’ll see you Saturday! Don’t forget, share your pics of the event with the hashtag #EYS5KRUN and lookout for our Snapchat filer!

35th Anniversary of Fr. Makarius Sawirus

St. George & St. Shenouda Coptic Orthodox Church, Jersey City, NJ Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Ordination of Hegumen Makarius Sawirus Friday, July 7th, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Departure of Mr. John Siha

“And I heard a voice from heaven saying,

‘Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.’

‘Blessed Indeed,’ says the spirit, “that they may rest from their labors,

for their deeds follow them.” Rev.14:13


Departed on the Hope of Resurrection

Mr. John Siha

He is the beloved son of Dr. Adel and Dr. Marie Siha, and the beloved brother of Ms. Jacqueline Siha.   The family will accept condolences from 1:30pm – 3:30pm on Sunday, June 4 at the church: St. George & St. Shenouda Coptic Orthodox Church 835 Bergen Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306   Funeral will be held at 11am on Monday, June 5 at: St. George & St. Shenouda Coptic Orthodox Church   835 Bergen Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306 Video streaming will be available for the funeral at http://www.stgeorgejc.org/  

Live Streaming Services Restored

Christ is Risen and Ascended! Live Streaming services have been restored.

Tasbeha with H.G. Bishop Youannes

Christ is Risen! H.G. Bishop Youannes of Assiut will bless us during Midnight Praises on Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 9:30pm-11:00pm.
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