“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

Strengthening Marriages and Families

Our mission is to help church members to understand the Covenant of Marriage & the building blocks for effective parenting.

Covenant of Marriage topics are: Parenting topics are:
  • Building an Eternal Marriage
  • Intimacy in Marriage
  • Men’s & Women’s Divine Roles and Responsibilities
  • Managing Finances
  • Respect & Fidelity
  • Understanding the Principles of Effective Parenting
  • Improving Parenting Skills
  • Parenting Principles and Practices
  • Understanding Child Development
  • Communicating with Love
  • Nurturing Children
  • Fostering Confidence
  • Overcoming Anger
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Teaching Responsible Behavior
  • Applying Consequences

The goal is to learn new ways to improve family communication and to inform & inspire changes that strengthen marriages & families.

We invite engaged couples, newlyweds, parents of all ages & especially grandparents for their life experiences.


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