“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

Resources on 9a. Walk in the Light

Walk in the Light

It has been our church’s tradition to select a Theme every year to coalesce all the church ministries in one value or merit. This Coptic year, 1740 AM (Anno Martyrum; Latin for Era of the Martyrs) the Church theme is “Walk in the Light” which is based on Matthew 5:16, “Let your light so shine…

The Lamp of the Body

“No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lampstand, that those who come in may see the light.  The lamp of the body is the eye.  Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light.  But when…