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Save the Date!

Save the Date:
September 19, 2015

The Standing Conference of
Oriental Orthodox Churches
4th Annual Youth Conference
Northeastern United States

The 51st Annual Syriac Orthodox Archdiocesan Convention

Dear family, fellow parishioners of the Syriac Orthodox Church, friends, and supporters. Please join us for our 51st Annual Syriac Orthodox Convention with His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.

Hosted by St. Mary’s Syriac Orthodox Church, Shrewsbury, MA.

Mor Aphrem Center - Groundbreaking Live Streaming Video

Finding Kind Screening Update

On April 18, 2015, the Archdiocesan Education Committee hosted a screening of Finding Kind, a documentary filmed by the Kind Campaign. The Kind Campaign is an anti-bullying initiative that focuses specifically on girl-on-girl bullying. Although the Kind Campaign usually reaches out through girls-only school assemblies across the country, a few months ago the organization gave away 500 free screenings of the documentary and assembly packet. Our Archdiocese was fortunate enough to be the recipient of one of these screenings.

After several months of planning, the Committee opened the even to girls ages 13 and older and their mothers. The documentary, which shows...

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God's Not Dead Movie Night

The Archdiocese Educational Programs Committee presents the showing of “God’s Not Dead” movie. All are welcome to join us for our first spiritual movie night held on May 15th at 7:30PM in the social hall of the church of the Virgin Mary – 644 Paramus Rd. Paramus, NJ 07652. This movie is rated PG – Children who will sit quietly are welcome.

Archdiocese Egg Hunt

Our Archdiocese Easter egg hunt was held on April 11, 2015 at the Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary. It was a beautiful sunny day, beside for a little wind, it all went well.

We had a great turn out. Children from all our churches attended. The event started off with educating our youngsters on the importance of taking communion. Ramona Malki did an excellent job on explaining to the children the meaning of communion, what the symbols on the communion bread mean, how we are supposed to prepare ourselves before receiving communion and after. Ramona had all the children engaging...

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SCOOCH Announces Orthodox Christian Campus Ministries

New York, NY – The Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches is proud to present its official campus fellowship: Orthodox Christian Campus Ministries (OCCM). Recognizing the need for a spiritual support system for young Orthodox Christians during their crucial college years, the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches imparts its blessing to its official campus fellowship – OCCM – to begin the work of uniting our youth under one banner where they can come together to meet, pray, learn from one another and to enjoy Christian fellowship.

With God’s help and in keeping with the vision of SCOOCH,...

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April 18th at 6:30pm in the social hall of St. Mark’s

This is a “Girls Only” event ages 13 and older (with signed permission)

This documentary was created to help end and bring awareness to girl – against – girl bullying. Unfortunately this is a sign of the world we now live in.

We hope to see your daughters, sisters, and nieces – this is an event that shouldn’t be missed.

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