Recap & Reminders 2017 April 5

I want to thank you all for your participation in the #PuttingDownRoots Campaign.  By the grace of God, and with your help, the campaign was a huge success.  So many people participated through prayers, encouragement, spreading the word, and making financial gifts.  Many people have been asking if they can still make donations in support of St. Anianus Church Putting Down Roots and the answer is Yes!  All needed information is HERE.

Due to the generosity of so many of God’s people, out of the needed $880,000 we raised a total of:


Last Sunday we also had a beautiful day with yet another Bring a Friend Day.  We were blessed to have a number of people join us for their first visit to a Coptic Orthodox Church and, for some it was their first time in a church in years or ever.  Thank you for inviting your friends to come out and please continue to pray for this ministry.

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Just a reminder to join us for Vespers Saturday Evening (Lutheran Church), Palm Sunday (Princeton Day School) and Pascha Week (Presbyterian Church of Plainsboro).  All details are in the Pascha Week schedule below.

Yours because of Christ,

Fr. Michael Sorial


Last Sunday in The Link, we had a great discussion entitled Walking with Christ
Although we did not record the message, I have written up the message and posted on my blog HERE

With Pascha week beginning this weekend, here are a few reminders:

  1. Palm Branches: will be available on Friday at the Case for Christ movie, Saturday evening at Vespers in the Lutheran Church of the Messiah, and Sunday morning at Church.
  2. Sermon: Getting Ready for Pascha
  3. Spiritual: Walking with Jesus through Pascha
  4. Schedule Below

We believe that every member in the body of Christ should be actively serving in the Church.  You are invited to personally get involved and help out by offering your time to serving the many needs of the growing community, as we seek to serve one another, in the model of Jesus Christ.  Drop us a line at and we can help you figure out some volunteer opportunities.

Last Sunday:  April 2                    click here
This Sunday:  April 9                    click here

4/9          Palm Sunday
4/15        Resurrection Feast
4/23        Thomas Sunday


8:50AM   –    9:30AM      Matins & Agpeya
9:30AM   –  11:30AM      Divine Liturgy
11:30AM –  12:00PM      Coffee Break
12:00PM –    1:00PM      The Link & Kid’s Ministry
For Directions on where we worship on Sunday Morning’s CLICK HERE

6:30 PM   –    7:00 PM      Vespers
7:00 PM   –    8:30 PM      Midnight Praises & Confession
Location: Lutheran Church of the Messiah (407 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ)

7:30 PM   –    9:30 PM      Connect Youth Ministry

  • Connect Youth Ministry seeks to connect the youth group to Christ and His Church through engaging discussions, fun activities, and good food.  If you are interested in attending, please email us for directions and details.


Mail Checks to: St. Anianus Coptic Orthodox Church P.O. Box 3768, Princeton, NJ 08543

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