Presentation on theme: "Festival of Saint Mark Mahragan Alkeraza 2011 Christ is Our Life Northern California and Oregon Coptic Orthodox Churches."— Presentation transcript:
Festival of Saint Mark Mahragan Alkeraza 2011 Christ is Our Life Northern California and Oregon Coptic Orthodox Churches
With the blessing and prayers of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, H.G. Anba Moussa and H.G. Anba Rafael as well as all the priests of the Northern California and Oregon Churches, the Festival of St. Mark (Mahragan Alkeraza) for 2011 of the Northern California Coptic Churches will start on June 13, 2011 until August 20, 2011. The goal is to provide an environment where the participants grow spiritually while they enjoy their Summer vacation and to create a strong bond among themselves.
Details Theme for Mahragan Alkeraza 2011: Christ is Our Life Age groups Angels - Grade 2 Grades 3 - 5 Grades 6 - 8 High School and Youth Adults Arabic Speaking Adults Categories Spiritual Studies Hymns Coptic Memorization Arts Drama Praise and Music Sports Multimedia and Technology Research Creative Writing More details are posted at http://norcalcopts.org/programs/mahragan-al-keraza/mahragan-al-keraza-2011http://norcalcopts.org/programs/mahragan-al-keraza/mahragan-al-keraza-2011
Important Dates Start of Summer Activities Celebration Saturday June 11, 2011 at St. Mary and St. John Church in San Ramon Registration Starts June 13, 2011 On-line registration at http://norcalcopts.org/programs/mahragan-al-keraza/mahragan-al-keraza-2011 or follow the Mahragan Alkeraza link from http://norcalcopts.org/http://norcalcopts.org/ Download the study book from the Mahragan Alkeraza website or order a hard copy Additional study material will be posted on the website Contest Date Saturday August 20, 2011 at St. Antonious Church in Hayward Awards Ceremony Saturday September 24, 2011 at St. Mary Church in Sacramento
Mahragan Alkeraza In Perspective Growth in participation 2010 age groups 708 awards and medals distributed in 2010 Looking forward to another successful year