Mission Statement

St Mary’s Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church strives to fulfill the spiritual needs of its members by providing church and related services in a manner consistent with the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo church’s faith, values and tradition. 

Such services consist of the following:

Establishment and maintenance of services for divine worship and religious observance  Increasing the understanding of the history, culture, language, tradition, and values of Ethiopia

Provision of other social services such as:

 Sunday school and Bible studies for children and adults,   

 Free religious counseling by the Clergy of the Church    

 Marriage, burial rites (Fithat), and baptism/christening services

 Visiting and comforting the sick, the needy and the bereaved.