St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church expanding its Richardson campus

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St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church is expanding its campus. (Courtesy St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church)

St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church is expanding its campus. (Courtesy St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church)

St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church is expanding its campus to include a new social hall. The building, located next door to the church at 1440 E. Campbell Road, Richardson, is a former Golden Corral. The space will be renovated to use for the church’s after-service gathering on Sundays as well as for events, such as birthdays and wedding receptions. The renovations will also include the addition of five Sunday School classrooms and a commercial kitchen. A spokesperson for the church said they expect construction to be complete by the end of May. 972-669-2050. www.stphilopateerdallas.org

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By Makenzie Plusnick

Makenzie graduated from Tarleton State University in 2019 with a degree in communications. While in school, she interned at the Weatherford Democrat and was editor of Texan News Service, a news outlet at Tarleton. She enjoys true crime podcasts, riding horses, and spending time with her dog.


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