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Family Counseling Service

“To equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.” Eph 4:12
The Coptic Development Center is and educational service aiming at equipping and development the congregation through focused courses and dedicated retreats to build up spiritual maturity through developing emotional awareness. The Coptic Development Center will also cater for individualized support and personalized counseling under the supervision or the church fathers. The center will focus on four streams of development: individuals, married couples, parenting and children counseling.


Good Shepherd Service for Non-Arabic Speakers

Good Shepherd’s service targets non-native Arabic speakers specifically. Group members hail from all continents, comprising of single young ladies, gentlemen and families, second and third generation Egyptian immigrants currently residing in UAE, newly baptized members to our Coptic Orthodox Church by marriage and their partners, and Christians from US and Europe who are not part of the Coptic Orthodox Church but attend our weekly Bible Study and monthly gatherings.

Activities: 

  • Monthly social gatherings
  • Quarterly breakfast gatherings after Saturday service
  • Annual Convention:  Held annually in Dubai by His Eminence Anba Angaelos, UK

Service Timings: 

Weekly English Liturgy:                    Saturdays from 7:30 am to 9:30 am

Monthly English Liturgy:                  Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Weekly Bible Study:                          Sundays from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm (church ground floor, dining room)


Karma Service for Families

The Karma Family meeting provides families and newly married couples the opportunity to learn about the problems and challenges of married life that they may be exposed to during marriage and how to deal with them.

The meeting also provides an opportunity to learn about the problems of raising children at different ages, how to understand and deal with them, avoid wrong practices in education, and increase the awareness of parents and mothers about these difficulties.

Our goal is to build a Christian house on the rock by activating the family altar, uniting the family around reading the Bible in one spirit, praying together, and enjoying the word of our Lord. The Karma family also organizes many different activities, such as trips and conferences, to provide an opportunity for joint family activities to renew the mindset and engage with other families supporting acquaintance and communication together.

Service Timings: Fridays & Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon