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The votes are in! By God’s grace we will be showing the movie St. Peter tomorrow night, Friday April 15th. The movie will be displayed upstairs inside the church starting at 8:30 p.m. Join us for the final Friday in this blessed lenten fast as we share in prayer and fellowship.

A further description of the movie and reminders are listed below. Attached you will find the notes from last week’s meeting on The Necessity of the Cross as well as the schedule for Holy Week in both Arabic and English.

Movie Description:

As a dedicated follower of Christ, Peter spreads the message of the Christians across the land, often staying only one step ahead of those determined to persecute him. But on the road to Damascus, Peter comes face-to-face with a stranger who shows him the only way – he must put himself on the cross in order to bring peace to Rome.

Reminders:

+ We will celebrate the Sacrament of the Unction of the Sick in accordance with the Divine Liturgy on Friday, April 15, 2011. We will begin on Friday at 8:00am, God willing. Please refer to the attached schedule for Holy Week for further details regarding the Divine Liturgies for Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday.

+ For your convenience, please find the schedule for Holy Week attached to this email in both English and Arabic.

+ Trip/mini retreat to Washington DC this Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-30, 2011) for 12th graders, college, & graduates. The trip will include sightseeing, the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of DC, and a spiritual meeting. Please come and join us! The number allowed on the trip is limited to the number of seats on the bus: 55. No private cars will be allowed as we want to enjoy the bus ride together and each other’s company. Please hurry and pay if you’re interested! More than half the seats are already taken!

Price: $125. The cost includes transportation (Coach bus), 2 nights at a hotel, and 2 breakfast meals and snacks

Pay to: Mina Salib, Kyrollos Awad, and Shaher Khalil

+ Eve of Palm Sunday Vespers from 6:00pm-10:00pm this Saturday, April 16, 2011.

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