Of the 1,007 polled by NEA and GMR, only 44 percent of unmarried Evangelicals ages 18-29 had had sex.In contrast, in a Christian Mingle study released in January, only 50 percent of female Christians and 39 percent of Christian males said that they went to church at least once a month.The year starts on 11 September in the Gregorian Calendar or on the 12th in the year before (Gregorian) Leap Years.
M." Its celebration falls on the 1st day of the month named Tut, the first month of the Coptic year, which usually coincides with the 11th day of September.The Eastern Orthodox denomination is one of the oldest religious establishments in the world.Until 1054 AD Eastern Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism were branches of the same body—the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.Regenerus also pointed to the lack of institutions also promoting the church's ethic of abstinence as one reason for the high numbers."It's certainly true that unmarried Christian adults are more 'at risk' on sexual matters (attitudes, behaviors), because there are now few (and maybe no other) institutions that reinforce Christian sexual ideals today. So it's a recipe for some cultural clash over sex, for sure," he wrote.Daniel Weiss, the founder and president of The Brushfires Foundation, whose organization exists to help "people discover and live out God''s design for sexuality and relationships," said that the Church must wake up to the fact that it is not the primary influencer of many Christian young people's sexual ethics.Services are normally held on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday at 11.30 am and on the preceding Saturday at 6.00 pm of every month.In addition, an evening Vesperal Liturgy is normally celebrated at 6.30 pm on the eve of the Great Feasts when these occur on a weekday.    We are part of the worldwide Orthodox church and our local members represent a diversity of languages and cultures including American, Australian, British, Bulgarian, Canadian, Cypriot, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Irish, Japanese, Lebanese, Lithuanian, New Zealand, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, South African and Ukrainian.  The services are celebrated mainly in English, with some prayers in a Church Slavonic and Greek.  Members of all Christian and other faith communities are most welcome to attend our services and everyone is encouraged to bring and share light refreshments (finger food) after the Sunday Liturgy.The purpose of this page is to clear up a few questions that some might have regarding the calendar system that the Coptic Orthodox Church follows.He was one of the four evangelists and the one who wrote the oldest canonical gospel.Christianity spread throughout Egypt within half a century of Saint Mark's arrival in Alexandria as is clear from the New Testament writings found in Bahnasa, in Middle Egypt, which date around the year 200 A.Of the 716 Christians surveyed, 90 percent of them said they would be comfortable with premarital sex and 61 percent without any strings attached.