Youth Day at Buffalo (USA) – January 14, 2012

Our Youth group got the opportunity to travel together to Buffalo, NY and got the blessing of visiting our Coptic Church there “St. Mary and St. Moses the Black.”
 
They spent their time in prayers, bible study, contemplation, discussions, aghapy and many entertainment activities.  Fr. Daniel was leading the Youth group with the Youth servants.
 
The Youth group came up with some preaching tips and avenues.  Everybody enjoyed the time there and is seeking another opportunity to visit again and again.
 
SMSJB Youth Group would like to thank all their brothers and sisters there for their hospitality, time and joy they offered.  God reward them many folds.
 
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Sunday Schools’ Christmas Party – January 14, 2012

The Sunday Schools Kids (JK to G8) organized and celebrated the Christmas party.  They invited the Congregation and their friends to enjoy their special program in this blessed event.  We started by the Vesper prayers, followed by the following program: o  JK-G2 Choir, o  G3-G6 Choir, o  Le Pere Noel Song, o  Abouna’ sermon, o  JK-G6 Play “The Angel Shelter”,
o  G6-G8 Play “Egypt’s got Talent”, o  Ending Prayer, o  Cake and Refreshment
 
We thank the Lord for this blessed event and we ask Him to reward everybody for his/her time and effort.  God bless our beloved kids.
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Kids’ Trip to Disney on Ice – December 28, 2011

Our beloved Church organized a trip to Disney on Ice in downtown Toronto on Wednesday Dec 28th, 2011.  More than 50 kids of our Church and some families joined this trip.
 
They enjoyed more than 65 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 18 beloved stories that came to life in Disney on Ice when celebrating 100 Years of Magic!
 
Our beloved kids were captivated by Mickey Mouse, the irresistible Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio and many Disney Princesses.  The exciting moments from The Lion King, Mulan, and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, and Toy Story films created a skating spectacular filled with magical Disney moments.
 
Our beloved kids shared together a snack time with lots of fun.  Thank you Lord for the great time and God bless our Church’s ministries.

Niagara Falls – December 25 to 27, 2011

Our beloved Church organized a 3 days’ trip to Niagara Falls from Dec 25th, 2011 to Dec 27th, 2011 (Another fun activity to the entire family). 
 
It was a great time to get together, share lots of time, enjoy lots of entertainment’s facilities there, and visit St. George and St. Mercurius Coptic Church in St. Catherines on their way to Niagara Falls.
 
Thanks to everyone who organized and participated in this trip.  God reward you all many folds and looking forward to participating in the coming Families’ trip.
 
Please keep our Church’s ministries posted in your prayers.
 
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G1 to G6 Church’ Sleepover – December 16 and 17, 2011

Thank You Lord – Our beloved SMSJB Church organized a successful and fun event for G1 to G6 kids.  This is our first church’ sleepover for our beloved kids on FRI Dec 16th to SAT Dec 17th.
There was a couple of programs for each day.  FRI’ program included an opening prayer, funny games, snack time, movie time, story time about St. Nicole of Mora, prayer and sleeping time.
On SAT, the program started by the morning prayer followed by gym time, bible contest, play time, telling funny stories, craft, and lunch time.
The kids did not want to leave back home as they enjoyed these programs and posted a request to repeat this event in the near future.
We ask our Dear Lord to reward all the people who invested a tremendous amount of efforts and time to manage and direct this event.  We thank our beloved kids for their commitments and great behavior they showed in the first sleepover event.
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Poetry Night – November 25, 2011

SMSJB Youth Group organized their first Poetry Night on FRI November 25th, 2011.  It was an outstanding event where all the Youth from multiple churches and Youth Groups were invited to present their poems, spoken words, their songs, etc.  Around 15 acts were presented in a professional manner.
 
This event explored lots of talented Youth.  They can rhyme their words and deliver significant messages.  Everything was well organized, and refreshments and snacks were served at the end of the event.
 
Every participant and audience are looking forward to repeating this event.
 
Thanks for everyone who organized and participated in this night.  Great and awesome job.
 
Visit the Multimedia Centre and Click on Church’s Videos 2011 for more clips (7 parts).
 
In addition, visit the Multimedia Centre and choose the photos of 2011 to view more photos.

Reaching-Out Ministry Presentation – November 06, 2011

The FTFT Youth Group (First Timothy –
Four:Twelve), a Youth Group from New Jersy visited our beloved Church on SUN November 06th, 2011 and conducted an interesting presentation to the entire Congregation right after the Divine Liturgy about “Reaching out the Community”.
 
They shared successful tips and techniques about the Reaching-out ministry, exciting stories about their blessed ministry, and how to think outside the box.
 
On behalf of the entire Congregation, we would like to thank the FTFT Group for their time and effort.  We ask the Lord to bless their ministries and looking forward to seeing them again on their next visit to Ontario.

A colored touch of love and care – November 04th, 2011

Our beloved kids (G6 to G8) showed a colored touch of love and care to their beloved SMSJB Church. 
 
They took the initiative, painted their SUN’ School class and re-decorated it.  This crew spent more than 6 hours to show how they care about their Church.
 
It was a good workshop to get together and accomplish a valuable mission to our beloved Church. 
 
God bless them all.

Kids’ Fun Night – October 31st, 2011

Our beloved SMSJB Church organized a successful Fun Night for our kids on MON October 31st, 2011. 
 
The Church took this opportunity to boost the kids’ knowledge about the Saints’ life.  We started the evening by the Thanksgiving prayers and ran through the night’s program:  Saints’ presentation, ‘Guess who I am?” Saints’ demo and prizes, kids’ fun games and prizes, crafts, painting, cookies’ decoration, snack’ time, and chocolates and Candies’ bags for each kid.
 
We thank you all for your time and effort to make this event a successful one.  The kids loved it.

Pumpkins’ Carving Event – October 22nd, 2011

Our beloved kids enjoyed a fall event “Pumpkins’ Carving”.  They came together, carved the pumpkins and came up with funny shapes. 
 
Every kid was excited to finish off his/her project.  They came up with funny shapes as shown in this event’s photos (Please visit the Multimedia Centre and choose the photos of 2011 to view more photos).
 
It was fun, fun, fun…