Community Groups

“Unity” is in the essence of God. Growing in unity with one another, as we grow closer to God, is growing in the likeness of God. Community groups allow the members of the church to get together, share, and learn from one another. These meetings allow us to reflect on the beauty of Christ’s presence […]

Our Altar Stands

Although our physical church building was closed to the CoVID-19 Pandemic, our families built altars in their homes to gather around and worship as one body during Holy Week 2020 and beyond.

A New Space to Worship

By the grace of God, on July 21, 2019, the St. Mark DC congregation was blessed to celebrate the soft-opening of our new sanctuary. We were honored to have His Grace Bishop Peter and His Grace Bishop Basil pray with us for our first liturgy in our new space.

Hawaii 2018

In August of 2018, by the grace of God, a group of Coptic Orthodox Christians from around the globe came together in Oahu to serve those that were in need. The Hawaiian organization was led by Father Anastasi in Honolulu, Hawaii. They played with kids at Shriner’s Hospital that were affected by injuries of which […]

WOTS-Word on the Street

Word On The Street (WOTS) mission is focused on serving the homeless in the DC/NoVA area both physically and spiritually. Volunteers gather on the second and fourth Monday of every month to serve as One Body and spread Christ’s love to the homeless by passing out a home cooked meal and actively listen and pray […]

Mahragan Competition

St. Mark elementary school ministry was blessed to participate in the 2019 Mahragan Al Keraza spiritual competition from June 14 to August 16. The spiritual event prepared and gathered the youth weekly to learn the rituals, hymns, history, and Coptic language of the Church. The purpose of the program was not to compete amongst other […]

Egypt 2020

This mission trip to Egypt left an indelible mark on me through God’s clear presence with us, as well as the incredible people we met and the blessings of our Coptic Church. It was an honor for me to serve widows and orphans who depend on God for every little thing and have a real […]


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