“By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” (1 John 3:16)
Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate – The Church of Alexandria

St. Mary & St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church
Reaching out to Somerset and Hunterdon Counties in NJ

English Family Convention

St. Mary & St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church
Hillsborough, NJ

Proudly Presents the Second Annual
Noah’s Ark
English Family Convention

Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6

Held at: HNA Palisades Premier
334 Route 9W – Palisades, NY 10964

Guest Speaker
His Grace Bishop Youssef
Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese
Of the Southern United States

  • The convention is focused on the “Family” in all its stages, parents or parent with or without children, as well as empty nesters.
  • Also, those age 22 and older who are approaching or preparing for family life of their own are strongly encouraged to attend.
  • To allow those with children to focus and get the most benefits of the convention, it is advised to come without your children, however, if it is not possible a program to accommodate the children is available.
  • Program begins with registration at 3:00PM, Dinner at 6:00PM, followed by the 1st session at 7:30pm.
  • Convention concludes Sunday, October 6 at 2:00PM
  • Complete convention schedule will be emailed to participants soon.

The Price for the Convention:
$275 for Adults (Ages 12 & Up)
$150 for Children (Ages 3-11)
Toddlers and Infants under 3 years of age are free
Single Occupancy is optional for an additional $75

Price includes 2 nights, 5 meals and snacks.

Please Register Below by September 30th!
Please email info@smsanj.org if a discount or special arrangement is needed.


Registration is closed for this event.
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