“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.
And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age ”
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria was established by Saint Mark, an apostle and evangelist and the writer of St. Mark gospel, in the middle of the 1st century (approximately AD 42)
The word ‘Copt’ is derived from the Pharaonic word ‘gypt’ and the subsequent Greek word ‘Aigyptus’ meaning ‘Egypt’. Copts are the Christian people of Egypt.
The foundational roots of the Coptic Church are based in Egypt, it had a worldwide effect in the first 4 centuries, Lately in the 20th century it went out across the globe due to immigration waves.