St George Picture Directory Session Add On Inquiry

January 14th, 2020|

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! Happy New Year! Dear Fellow Parishioners, The 10 days of photography for the New Saint George Directory were completed on January 4th, with more than 200 families been photographed. If you and your family have not had the chance to be photographed, please complete the [...]

ST. GEORGE FEBRUARY MEN’S FELLOWSHIP DINNER

January 13th, 2020|

ST. GEORGE FEBRUARY MEN'S FELLOWSHIP DINNER The next St. George Men’s Fellowship Dinner will be Tuesday February 11th at Normandie Farm restaurant, Potomac MD. All men of the parish are most welcome to join us for enjoyable fellowship and an opportunity to learn more about our faith.  For further information [...]

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE

January 13th, 2020|

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE Christ is baptized in the Jordan!  Glorify Him! On January 13/26, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Martyrs Hermylus and Stratonicus of Bulgaria; Martyr Peter at Herapolis; St. James, Bishop of Nisibis; Martyr Athanasius, Martyr Pachomius, and Martyr Papyrirus in Greece; St. Maxiomus [...]

JERASIMOS BLANTON CALLED BY THE LORD TO HIMSELF

January 2nd, 2020|

Our brother Jerasimos "Jerry" Blanton was suddenly called by the Lord to Himself on Friday, December 27, in the 33rd year of his earthly life.. He was the beloved son of Dimitra Kalivas and the late Orville Ray Blanton, brother of Nicholas Blanton, nephew of John Kalivas and fiance to Heather Blanton. The family [...]

THEOPHANY’S MESSAGE — A PRIMER IN SPIRITUALITY

January 2nd, 2020|

The Great Feast of the Theophany of the Lord, celebrated next Monday,  is rich with personal meaning for every Orthodox believer. In the Christian East, Theophany, also called Epiphany, is the oldest Feast of the Lord next to Pascha, and was always celebrated on the 6th of January. In fact, [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, Jan 5

January 2nd, 2020|

January 5 Lesson: The Flesh versus The Spirit “I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another…” (Galatians 5:16-17). This Scripture is the beginning [...]

UPCOMING REMINDERS FROM ST. GEORGE

January 2nd, 2020|

Monday, January 6 is the GREAT FEAST OF THE THEOPHANY OF THE LORD. Orthros will be at 8:30 AM and Divine Liturgy followed by the Great Blessing of Water at 9:30 AM Tuesday, January 7 is the SYNAXIS OF ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER AND BAPTIST.  Orthros will be at 8 :30 AM [...]

WARNING REGARDING PHISHING EMAIL

December 17th, 2019|

Dear Parishioners, If you received any strange or odd emails from someone claiming to be our Presiding Priest, Fr. Dimitrios Antokas, please do not respond to them. Should Fr. Dimitrios email you, it will be from his Church email (FrAntokas@StGeorge.org). He will never email you from a gmail or Hotmail [...]

JULAINE M. TORIDIS REPOSES IN THE LORD

December 17th, 2019|

Our sister Julaine M. Toridis fell asleep in the Lord on December 10, in the 81st year of her earthly life.  She was the beloved wife of Theodore for 57 years and the loving mother of Ellen Toridis (Bharat Mulchandani) & Anna Corbin (Mike). She has 9 grandchildren; Matthew (Valentine), [...]

Sunday, December 15 Bulletin & Reflection

December 12th, 2019|

AN ICON OF WONDER AND HOPE The most wise Lord comes to be born, Receiving hospitality from His own creatures. Let us also receive Him, That this divine Child in the cave may make us His guests In the paradise of delights! (Orthros of the Nativity of the Lord) The [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, Dec. 15

December 12th, 2019|

December 15 Lesson: Discerning the Holy Spirit “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world (1 John 4:1). How do we know whether our thoughts and perceptions are from the Holy Spirit or not? In [...]

Sunday, December 8, 2019 Bulletin & Reflection

December 5th, 2019|

AVOIDING THE TRAP OF ACQUISITIVENESS Most economists expect that the entire 2019 holiday season will see healthy US retail spending growth of 3.7% to $1.035 trillion. For Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone, the total is larger than the yearly Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of eight of the top ten countries [...]

50 PLUS INFORMATION

December 5th, 2019|

50 PLUS: Next meeting has been moved to the third Wednesday, December 18, at 11:30am, and we will have our Annual Christmas Pot Luck Party.  All are welcome!  Remember to bring your favorite dish to share. Philimona and John will be there to entertain us with lively music.  Also at [...]

Vespers for St. Nicholas (Evening of December 5th)

December 5th, 2019|

Wednesday, December 5:  Please note that there will not be Paraklesis served at St. George at 6:30pm as the Calendar originally stated, but instead we will be joining our Sister Parish of St. Nicholas in Baltimore for Vespers for St. Nicholas. The address for St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Baltimore is:  520 [...]

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS AT ST. GEORGE

December 5th, 2019|

Wednesday, December 4: FEAST OF ST. BARBARA THE GREAT MARTYR  Orthros 8:30 AM and Divine Liturgy  9:30 AM Friday, December 6: FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS THE WONDERWORKER, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRA IN LYCIA    Orthros  8:30 AM and Divine Liturgy  9:30 AM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM:  PRE-NATIVITY REFLECTION DAY.  [...]

Christmas Tree Lighting Potluck RSVP/Sign Up

December 5th, 2019|

2019 CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING! On Friday, December 6th is our annual Christmas Tree lighting. This event is being sponsored by many of the ministries at Saint George and all are invited to attend. Festivities begin promptly at 7pm in the main church. Dinner will begin around 7:30 pm following the lighting [...]

Special Parish Assembly- Sunday, Dec.15, 2019

December 5th, 2019|

We will be having a Special Parish Assembly on Sunday, December 15, 2019 following Divine Liturgy. The purpose of this Assembly is to vote on the 2020 Budget. This message is from Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George. Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George treats your personal information with the utmost care. To report [...]

Directory:Check in Information & New Portrait Date

November 27th, 2019|

November 23rd St George Directory Third Day of Photography, Information, links and New Day for Portraits Dear Fellow Parishioners, Today is the third of the Photography days for the new St George Directory. Please note the following: Photography will be taking place at the Chapel area You may use the [...]

Parish Council Elections

November 27th, 2019|

Dear Parishioners, Saint George will be holding elections for Parish Council members on Sunday, December 15, 2019 between 12:00PM-3:00PM. Nominations will be accepted in writing for other eligible parishioners who agree to be candidates for election to the Parish Council. A letter must be submitted, signed by two parishioners and [...]

OUR SISTER ATHINA THEODORIDIS REPOSES IN THE LORD

November 27th, 2019|

OUR SISTER ATHINA THEODORIDIS REPOSES IN THE LORD Athina Theodoridis fell asleep in the Lord on November 18, 2019, in the 93rd year of her earthly life. She was preceded in death by her parents Zoi and Vasilious Vasilopoulos and her brother Georgos.  Athina was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, and [...]

WONDERWORKING KURSK ICON TO VISIT DC

November 27th, 2019|

WONDERWORKING KURSK ICON OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS The Wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos will visit the Washington DC area.  The venues and times of its visitation are given below.  During the Tatar invasion in the thirteenth century, the city of Kursk was ravaged by the Horde [...]

SPRING FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP IS OPEN!

November 27th, 2019|

The St. George Annual Spring Festival is May 29-31 2020!  Help make this spring festival as successful as possible by considering sponsorship. Different levels of sponsorship are available at https://stgeorge.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/339/responses/new and offer a range of promotion opportunities and benefits.  Promote your local business to hundreds of local families!  Also check out the labor of [...]

Monday, November 25, 2019 Weekly Reflection

November 27th, 2019|

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE Maranatha! Come, O Christ the Lord! On November 25/December 8, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Leavetaking of the the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Hieromartyr Clement, the Pope of Rome, St. Catherine the Great Martyr, Hieromartyr Peter, Archbishop of Alexandria, St. Peter Galata of [...]

November 24, 2019 Bulletin & Reflection

November 27th, 2019|

SLEEPERS WAKE! GOD PURSUES US As we move closer to the Feast of the Nativity, there is an important insight I want to share with you – one that reaches its apex in the birth of the Christ of God. It is this: God not only came to us in [...]