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Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

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The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is a diocese of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria located in the United States of America and encompassing the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Diocese of the Southern United States
Location
CountryUnited States
TerritoryAlabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
Statistics
Churches38
Congregations64
Schools1
Information
DenominationCoptic Orthodox
RiteOriental Orthodox
Established1993
Secular priests49
Current leadership
PopeTawadros II
BishopYoussef

History

Statistics

Year Membership Priests Parishes
Hegumen Presbyters Total Churches Communities Total
1993 0 5 5 6* - 6*
1994 0 6 6 6* - 6*
1995 0 7 7 6* - 6*
1996 0 8 8 7* - 7*
1997 1 10 11 7* - 7*
1998 1 11 12 7* - 7*
1999 1 13 14 7* - 7*
2000 2 15 17 7* - 7*
2001 3 17 20 7* - 7*
2002 3 19 22 7* - 7*
2003 3 20 23 7* - 7*
2004 3 20 23 7* 1* 8*
2005 6 20 26 9* 1* 10*
2006 6 21 27 9* 1* 10*
2007 9 22 31 10* 1* 11*
2008 9 24 33 10* 1* 11*
2009 9 26 35 12* 1* 13*
2010 10 29 39 12* 1* 13*
2011 10 28 38 16* 1* 17*
2012 10 36 46 18* 4* 22*
2013 9 38 47 19* 4* 23*
2014 9 38 47 19* 4* 23*
2015 9 40 49 38 28 64
*Number of confirmed churches; actual number of churches in any given year could have

and probably was much larger.

Parishes and schools

As of 2015, the Diocese of the Southern United States operates 64 parishes. However, only 38 of these of formal churches, the other 28 are categorized as communities, which means that they are congregations, and usually possess a church building, but are not full 'churches' yet in that they are not large enough by diocesan standards to be recognized as churches. Communities are served by a visiting priest from a recognized church.

Churches

Florida

  • St. Mary and St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Clearwater
  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Daytona Beach
  • St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Delray Beach
  • St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Fort Myers
  • St. Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church, Jacksonville
  • St. Anthony Coptic Orthodox Church, Maitland
  • Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, Melbourne
  • St. John the Baptist Coptic Orthodox Church, Miami
  • St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church, New Port Richey
  • St. Reweis Coptic Orthodox Church, New Tampa
  • St. Mary and Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, Orlando
  • St. Rebekah Coptic Orthodox Church, Orlando
  • St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church, Pensacola
  • St. Simon the Tanner Coptic Orthodox Church, Sarasota
  • St. Mary and St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Tallahassee
  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Tampa
  • St. Peter, Seal of the Martyrs Coptic Orthodox Church, West Palm Beach

Georgia

  • St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Roswell
  • St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church, Suwanee

Louisiana

Tennessee

  • St. Pishoy Coptic Orthodox Church, Antioch
  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, La Vergne
  • St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Nashville
  • St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Nashville
  • St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Nashville
  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Nashville

Texas

  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Arlington
  • The Holy Cross Coptic Orthodox Church, Austin
  • St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Colleyville
  • St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church, Dallas
  • St. Abanoub Coptic Orthodox Church, Euless
  • St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Houston
  • Archangel Raphael Coptic Orthodox Church, Houston
  • St. Mary and Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, Houston
  • St. Antony the Great Coptic Orthodox Church, San Antonio

Communities

Alabama

Arkansas

  • St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Little Rock
  • St. John the Beloved Coptic Orthodox

Florida

Georgia

  • Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, Macon
  • St. Augustine Coptic Orthodox Church, Martinez
  • St. Abanoub Coptic Orthodox Church, Savannah

Louisiana

  • St. Mary of Egypt Coptic Orthodox Church, Lafayette
  • St. Barbara Coptic Orthodox Church, Shreveport

New Mexico

Oklahoma

  • St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church, Bixby
  • St. Samuel the Confessor Coptic Orthodox Church, Lawton
  • Coptic Community, Oklahoma City

Tennessee

  • Coptic Community, Chattanooga
  • St. Abba Sarapamone Coptic Orthodox Church, Clarksville
  • St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church, Knoxville
  • St. Mary and St. Rueis Coptic Orthodox Church, Memphis
  • St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church, Ooltewah

Texas

Schools

The diocese currently operates only one school, but religious education is often provided to children in the form of Sunday School classes at local Coptic churches.[1]

Tennessee

  • St. Clement Coptic Orthodox Christian Academy, Nashville

Publications

The Diocese of the Southern United States publishes three magazines,

Bishops

  • Bishop Youssef (1993–present)

References

  1. ^ "Home - Saint Clement Coptic Orthodox Christian Academy". www.stclementacademy.com. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
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