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« on: July 31, 2011, 06:46:33 PM »

The children and I were received into the Coptic Orthodox Church today.
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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2011, 06:50:35 PM »

Congratulations! God grant you many years!
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2011, 07:11:38 PM »

yea!
alf mabrook!
(see the other thread for translation, you'll have to learn this useful phrase anyway!)
which country are you in?
may God bless all of you  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2011, 07:12:05 PM »

Congratulations to you and your children!

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2011, 07:13:48 PM »

Congratulations!
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2011, 08:19:01 PM »

Thank you!!
Mabsoota going to look it up. USA.
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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2011, 08:29:30 PM »

Many years.   angel
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2011, 08:33:55 PM »

Congratulations! Elf Mabrook means "one-thousand congratulations" in Arabic.
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2011, 09:16:16 AM »

thanks for the translation! i used it in andrew the first called's thread, i thought u may have seen it as you both joined the church on the same day
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2011, 09:48:38 AM »

Congratulations. As mabsoota said I was received into the Coptic Church the same day as you. Glory to God forever.
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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2011, 10:21:16 AM »

Were you and the children received through baptism or chrismation?

I bet the kids are excited.   Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2011, 03:14:12 PM »

We were baptisted. Yes the children were happy.
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« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2011, 09:13:33 PM »

Congratulations!
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« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2011, 06:14:40 AM »

It would be great if you could tell us a bit about your journey (only if you feel comfortable), especially from the children's perspective Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2011, 02:57:23 PM »

yes, please do, i'll get a cup of tea and sit down and listen!
and if anyone else wants to tell theirs, that's great too.

one day my wise (but not Christian) boss said 'i think you should visit the coptic church, you will like it'.
3 years later, i was a member  Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2011, 04:23:28 PM »

Congratulations to Andrew & mtmamma!

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