Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 77 priests serving the 55 churches and 35 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Martyrdom of St. Abanoub

Jul 31, 2019
Epep 24, 1735

Today's Readings

July 20, 2019
Epep 13, 1735

For the dead, the remembrance performed by the saints (i.e. believers) during their lifetime is beneficial.
St. Ephraim the Syrian



Foundation of Successful Ministry (English - Arabic)

Characteristics of the Apostles Ministry

Deceiving Oneself

Preaching the Word of God

Blessings in our Lives

Through Fire and Water

Styles used in Evangelism

Are We All Called to Evangelize

Christian Marriage

Feast of Holy Pentecost ~ 2019 [English, Arabic & Dutch]

The Goal of Service

The Foolish Shepherd

A Spirit of Power

news and events

Press Release

Priest Ordination - San Antonio, TX

Priest Ordination - Oviedo, FL

Sunday School Curriculum Revision Announcement

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Official Publishing Arm of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern US
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Diocese Educational Programs - Board of Education

Asaph Hymns Institute

(AHI) is the first ever online hymnological seminary.
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Family Ministry Program

(FMP) Fall Registration deadline for new students: August 10, 2019
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LEAD Program

A program for learning Christian leadership principles.
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Theological Seminary Program

Program Registration deadline for new students: March 15, 2020
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Theological Seminary Program - Nashville

An Arabic theological program located in Nashville.
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Theological Seminary Boarding Program - Abbey

A 2 year live-in program located at St. Mary and St. Moses Abbey.
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Diocese Programs

Archangel Raphael Ministry (A.R.M.)

A program designed specifically for individuals with special needs.
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H.O.P.E. Social Services

A social services program designed to help those in need.
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Orthodox Christian Campus Ministries

An official campus ministry organization.
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St. Clement Christian Academy

This is a learning community dedicated to meeting the needs of each learner within its walls.
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St. Mark Festival Program

This is a spiritual competition among the Coptic Churches doing the same activity world wide.
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St. Verena Resource Ministry

(SVRM) Professionals networking together to make a difference and provide resources to our Coptic community. To make a request or to volunteer as a consultant.
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TIPS: Search for Job & Education Opportunities

Triumphant Christian Church

A ministry designed for men who are seeking recovery from the bondage of addiction.
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Diocese Events

Pre-Marital Retreat

TX: Oct 4-6, 2019
FL: Jan 10-12, 2020
TN: Aug 23-25, 2019
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ARM Special Needs Annual Convention

Jul 17-21, 2019
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FL Middle School Camp: Attitudeeeee 2019

Jul 28-31, 2019
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Women's Retreat

Aug 30-Sept 2, 2019
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2019 Pilgrimage Trip to Switzerland

Sept 23-Oct 5, 2019
Waiting List is now open
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Amplify Conference

Oct 18-20, 2019
Registration now open! Register here, and see you soon! more info

I.M.P.A.C.T. Conference

Oct 31-Nov 3, 2019
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Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

P.O. Box 1005
Colleyville, TX 76034

Tel: 817-841-9353
Fax: 817-704-2389

St. Stephen Retreat Center

4951 S. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780

Tel: 321-567-4961
Fax: 321-567-4955

St. Mary & St. Demiana Convent

330 Village Dr.
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Tel: 678-842-3281
Fax: 817-704-2389

St. Mary & St. Moses Abbey

101 South Vista Drive
Sandia, TX 78383

Tel: 361-547-3257
Fax: 817-231-0135

St. Mary & St. Phoebe Consecrated Sisters