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2nd Annual Sunday School Servants Retreat
Maumee Bay Resort - Toledo, Ohio
October 29 - 31, 2004

 

" For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ" (I Corinthians 12:12)
 

This was the theme of the 2nd Annual Servants Retreat held at the Maumee Bay Resort in Toledo, Ohio on October 29 -31, 2004. His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop at the Coptic Orthodox Church Centre in Stevenage, United Kingdom, was invited to lecture the Sunday School Servants. Also participating were Fr. Mikhail Mikhail & Fr. Marcos Ghali of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of Cleveland, Ohio, and Fr. Maximos Habib of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of Detroit, Michigan.

 

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The retreat was held at the beautiful Maumee Bay Resort in Toledo, Ohio.

On Friday, October 29, Dr. Mikhail Malek of St. Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church of San Diego, California, gave a workshop entitled "Preparing Sunday School Lessons"

Fr. Maximos Habib, Fr. Mikhail Mikhail and Fr. Marcos Ghali held an open question and answer session on Friday night, October 29.

On Saturday, October 30, Fr. Mikhail, Fr. Maximos and Fr. Marcos led the retreat participants in the Holy Divine Liturgy.

Maria Khalil & Mariam Elraheb of St. George Coptic Orthodox Church of Toledo, Ohio, lead the retreat participants in singing hymns.

Fr. Mikhail introduces His Grace Bishop Angaelos.

His Grace Bishop Angaelos gives the first of 3 main topic lectures which were all centered around  the theme of the retreat.

 

On Saturday, October 30, Dr. Emad Mossad of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of Cleveland, Ohio, gave a workshop entitled "The Sunday School Teacher - Beyond the Classroom" 

 

On Saturday, October 30, Joe Mina Khalil & Matthew Massoud of St. George Coptic Orthodox Church of Toledo, Ohio, gave a workshop entitled "Recommended Books & Internet Resources for the Sunday School Servant"

 

On Saturday, October 30, Fr. Mikhail, Fr. Maximos and Fr. Marcos led the retreat participants in the Vespers Service.

 

On Sunday, October 31, His Grace Bishop Angaelos and Fr. Marcos led the retreat participants in the Holy Divine Liturgy.

 

 

On Sunday, October 31, after the retreat, His Grace Bishop Angaelos went to Cleveland to meet with the Youth Group at the church.

     

 

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