A gathering of North Dakota Arabic immigrants will host an Orthodox Syrianc Christian mass at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 N. Fourth St. in Bismarck.
Two prestigious church members will be in attendance: Mar Iglemis Okin Qabalan, the bishop of the West American Syrianc Orthodox Parish, and Father George Al-Banna. On Satuday, the status of Deacon Ammar Elyas will be upgraded. On Sunday, other upgrades for deacons will take place.
The public is invited.