On Wednesday, November 30th, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by His Grace Bishop Abraham and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos laid hands on and ordained the blessed servant Ellia Ayad Girgis, as Deacon Moussa for the Christ loving Diocese of Los Angeles to serve at St. John, West Covina.
The ordination took place at St. John Coptic Orthodox Church in West Covina, as it was followed after by the Seniors Day event that is organized by the Diakonia Department.
Apart from our father His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion and their Graces all or part of this blessed event was Hegumen Fr. Gawargious Kolta, Hegumen Fr. Meina Albier, Hegumen Fr. Shenouda Ghattas, and Presbyters Fr. Augustions Hanna, Fr. Mena Fam, Fr. Youhanna Mourin, Fr. Mina Ghebrial, Fr. David Michael, and Fr. Joseph Gorgi.
In addition, participated in this event Archdeacon Antonious Yuwakim, Archdeacon Thomas Mousa, Archdeacon Efrayem Soliman, Archdeacon Gabriel Hanna, Archdeacon Karas Milik Archdeacon Takla Labib, Deacon George Tadrous, and Deacon Antonious Yacoub.
May God bless the service of Deacon Moussa!