BELLFLOWER - Saint George Coptic Orthodox Church of Bellflower will celebrate its annual festival this weekend, Nov. 5-6.The festival begins Saturday with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, starting at 8 a.m., followed by a groundbreaking for a new building at 11 a.m. The festival will offer a glimpse of the ancient Egyptian Coptic Christian culture - artwork, food, music - that had been established in the first century by St. Mark the Apostle. Admission and parking are free, and the event is open to the community. Saint George is located at 15725 Cornuta Ave. in Bellflower. For questions, call (808) 393-5603.
********** Published: November 03, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 29