July 16, 2016

Inaugural Divine Liturgy at St. John Chrysostom Church in South Orange County

On Saturday, July 16, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion celebrated the inaugural Divine Liturgy at St. John Chrysostom American Coptic Orthodox Church in South Orange County. As with other ‘American Coptic Orthodox’ parishes in the Diocese, this parish was established to serve the new generations of Coptic Orthodox faithful who were raised in Western society as well as to reach out to non-Egyptians seeking the fullness of Orthodox Christianity as found in the ancient Church of – …

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May 6, 2016

New Parish in South Orange County: St. John Chrysostom American Coptic Orthodox Church

Christ is risen! It is with much joy that we formally announce the opening of St. John Chrysostom’s American Coptic Orthodox Church in South Orange County!  Through humility and love, we seek to bring people before Jesus Christ, with the steadfast teachings and life of the True Coptic Orthodox Faith. Save the Date!  His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, Bishop of Los Angeles and Metropolitan of Southern California and Hawaii of the Coptic Orthodox Church, will pray the inaugural – …

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October 30, 2015

New Parish to Serve Newport Beach and Costa Mesa Area

As the number of our Coptic Orthodox Church members Southern California has vastly increased, there is an increasing need for more space in various regions to continue the ministry of the Diocese of Los Angeles under the Auspices and leadership of His Grace Bishop Serapion. It is with God’s blessings and His Grace’s wisdom to establish a new parish in the Orange County area. The church is proposed to be in the Costa Mesa/Newport Beach – …

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August 27, 2015

St. Gregory American Coptic Orthodox Church Begins Service on August 29

With great joy, the Diocese announces the opening of a new parish, St. Gregory the Theologian American Coptic Orthodox Church, on Saturday, August 29, 2015.This parish has a similar mission to the other “American Coptic Orthodox” parishes in the Diocese, such as St. Paul (Tustin) and Holy Cross (San Diego), in that it offers a primarily English service geared towards second- and third-generation Copts and non-Copts alike.The new parish will begin service at the following – …

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August 13, 2014

New Parish Serving San Diego Opens Sunday, August 17

By the grace of God and under the auspices of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles and the guidance of His Grace Bishop Serapion, it is with great pleasure that we announce the commencement of Divine Services at Holy Cross Coptic Orthodox Church (San Diego Branch). God willing, our first services will be vespers this Saturday 16 August followed by the midnight praise and the Divine Liturgy of the Eucharist on Sunday 17 August. – …

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August 8, 2014

Urgent: Help Buy a Church in the Diocese

The Church of St. Pope Kyrillos VI in Westminster, California is one of the newest parishes in our diocese. With God’s grace, it was established in August 2013 immediately after the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church canonized Pope Kyrillos VI the Wonderworker as a saint. For this reason, it is one of the first parishes throughout the world named after our wonderful saint who has been quite active there for the last year. Among the – …

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June 10, 2014

New Parish in Chino Hills Opens this Weekend

With great joy, the Diocese announces the opening of a new parish in Chino Hills this weekend. The parish, Holy Transfiguration American Coptic Orthodox Church, is a missionary church with a focus on English services and young families. God willing, it will serve Chino Hills and its surrounding regions alongside the existing large parishes in the area. Under the guidance of His Grace Bishop Serapion, the parish will initially be served by Fr. David Abdelsayed, Fr. – …

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February 19, 2014

Opening of Holy Annunciation Church in Hawthorne

The Diocese, under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Serapion, joyfully announces the establishment and opening of a new parish in Hawthorne, California by the name of Holy Annunciation Coptic Orthodox Church. This new parish will continue and grow the Diocese’s service to Orthodox faithful living in Hawthorne and other cities in South Los Angeles County. On Saturday, March 1, 2014, the faithful will celebrate the inaugural Divine Liturgy from 8:00-11:00 a.m. All faithful are – …

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December 3, 2013

First Liturgy at New Missionary Parish in West Los Angeles

Glory to God! The Diocese announces the opening of the new missionary parish, Holy Resurrection American Coptic Orthodox Church, with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 8:00-10:30 a.m. Like St. Paul Church in Tustin, Holy Resurrection Church is a missionary parish focused on serving non-Egyptians and mixed couples and guiding them in the sweet richness of the Coptic Orthodox faith. The parish is presently located at: [ba-column size=”one-half” last=”0″] – …

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October 16, 2013

Establishment of Three New Parishes in the Diocese

The Diocese joyfully announces the establishment of three new parishes to serve the Coptic communities in the Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties. The new parishes are as follows: 1. St. Pope Kyrillos VI Church in Westminster (Orange County) 2. Church of the Holy Resurrection in West Los Angeles (Los Angeles County) 3. Church of the Holy Cross in Oceanside (San Diego County) More details of the new parishes will be made available on – …

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September 23, 2013

Establishment of the First Church Named after St. Pope Kyrillos VI

With great joy, the Diocese of Los Angeles announces the establishment of a new church in Orange County, and the first church to receive the name ‘St. Pope Kyrillos VI Coptic Orthodox Church.’ The church, which began as an extension of Archangel Michael Church in Santa Ana, meets regularly on Saturdays for the Evening Raising of Incense at 6:30p and Sunday School at 7:15p, and Sundays for the Divine Liturgy at 8:00a. It is presently – …

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