About The Church of The Virgin Mary & St.Mina
The Coptic Orthodox church of The Virgin Mary and St. Mina in Saskatoon was founded 40 years ago. Coptic families used to renting many places to organize weekly prayer meetings and Divine Liturgies.
As our congregation grew, a plan to buy a church was discussed with the church board and members, everyone was highly enthusiastic to the success of this project. Prayer meetings were established to let the holly spirit lead us in choosing a place that suits the church budget & great efforts were spent to find a place for worship.
Finally, on August 2019, our dream came true and church congregation purchased the Holly Cross Lutherian church - our current location - with the help of God, Jesus Christ and the guidance of the Holly Spirit. And the Coptic Orthodox church of The Virgin Mary and St. Mina in Saskatoon has been established
The church's primary mission is to faithfully shepherd its congregation and nourish them spiritually guided by the bible and the Orthodox traditions. The church also serves its local community and helps new Coptic immigrants feel they are in their home town.
Fr. Samuel Metry
The Church of the Virgin Mary & St. Mina offers a variety of spiritual and youth services that include: weekly Divine liturgy, Vespers & Midnight praises, weekly youth meetings, regular Bible study once a week, Sunday School for kids of all ages as well as a number of social gatherings, sports events & support groups.
We are thankful for all what the Lord has done for us. Our service is a way to express our thanks to our Lord. Although a lot has been accomplished in the Church, there is still a lot to do and your involvment is incredibly important. There are many ways you can volunteer in and share your talents and expertise.
Please email us if you would like to serve and get involved in the church.
“Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. " (Luke 18:16 )
Sunday School classes for all grades from Pre-K to Grade 12 are held on Saturdays at 1:00pm.
Youth Meetings are held weekly on Sundays from 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Youth meetings helps bring high school students, college & university graduates to serve God and one another. This service enriches our youth mentally and spiritually and helps them to overcome the temptations of the world as well as enlightens and strengthes our faith to live a better christian life.
“Him we preach, warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. " (Colossians 1:28 )
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The Church of The Virgin Mary & St.Mina is a non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible. You will receive a donation statement at the end of the year for your tax records. For tax purposes, please indicate your contact information with your donations.
Thank you for your generous contribution.
Donations can be dropped off after the Liturgy on Saturdays
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