Kids and C.O.O.L Conventions 2023

Kids Convention 2023

Dear Beloved

With the Grace of God we will have the Kids Convention 2023 on August 11, 12 and 13.


The location will be the Valley of the Mother of God

For kids who completed grade 4 to 6 in June 2023 (Except grade 3)

Convention fees $199

Kids registration is online at

Registration will open on May 8 at 8:00 pm

Spaces are limited so please announce to the parents as soon as possible so they can register their kids.

Please note registration deadline is June 30 or when the number of kids reaches 300 (whichever comes first)

We will open a waiting list in case there are any cancellations or if we are able to accommodate more kids.

All registrations are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Please note the online registration is for KIDS ONLY – Servants will register with their church keeping in mind the ratio of kids to servants is 6:1

The flyer will be posted on the convention website or here.

The study material will be posted on May 15

This year we will study the following:

1-      Bible Study: The Gospel according to St. Matthew

2-      Church Study: The church books and the Agpeya prayers

3-      Memorization: The prayer of Thanksgiving and Psalm 136 (Bible Version)

4-      Coptic: The hymns of “Somatos”

Please help the kids to be prepared for the convention competitions.

More information regarding the marking for the Memorization and Coptic studies will follow.

If you have any questions please let us know.

Thank you and please pray for the convention.

C.O.O.L Convention 2023

Reverend Fathers and Blessed Servants:  

On behalf of St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church, we hereby cordially invite Your Reverences, servants and students who have completed grades 7 or 8 in 2023 to this year’s C.O.O.L. Convention.  Please announce and widely advertise the convention information in your church.  



Date / Time:            From: Friday, August 18that 8:00 a.m.  To: Sunday, August 20th at 4:00 p.m. 

Location:                Valley of the Mother of God953376 7 Line E, Orangeville, ON L9W 2Z2 

Price:                      $175 per person  

Theme:                   ESCAPE” 

Please ensure that a complete list of participants with their servants is provided to us by August 4th, 2023. The list may be emailed, in Excel format, to  

Please ensure that all registration forms are brought to the convention and delivered to the registration desk.  Payment in full should be submitted in person to Mrs. Nagwa Rofael upon arrival at the convention.  

Accompanying this letter, you will find registration forms for the students and their servants, the poster to advertise the convention, and the talent show reminder.  

Please encourage each registrant to read the Book of Daniel before attending the Convention. 

Students from your church are invented to take part in the C.O.O.L. talent show by preparing a song, playing an instrument, a play/skit, a poem or some other talent performance that relates to this year’s theme, “Escape.”  A verse to keep in mind relating to the theme is 1 Timothy 6:11: But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.” The talent performers can be single individuals or groups.  Each presentation must be less than 15 minutes long. 

We thank you most sincerely for your time and attention to this event, and we look forward to seeing you at the convention.  

In Christ,  

The C.O.O.L. Committee.