Christmas Tree Lighting Pot Luck

November 11th, 2019|

Save the Date for the Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, Dec. 6th. The Christmas Tree Lighting Pot Luck Dinner is around the corner. This year the event will be hosted by many of the Ministries of Saint George. We are combing efforts to make it another great event.  Please use the [...]

Building Committee Survey

November 11th, 2019|

The Building Committee hopes you all had an enjoyable and blessed summer and a wonderful beginning to the new ecclesiastical year.  As we look forward, the Building Committee is seeking your feedback regarding the two plans presented in the Spring to move forward with the renovation and replacement of the Founder’s Hall and Administrative [...]

Directory Photo Sessions volunteer for check in

November 11th, 2019|

Dear Fellow Parishioners, We need your help during photography session to check in families for their photography appointments. Please sign up through the link below we appreciate you offering some of your time for the Directory! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050945afac22a57-stgeorge Thank you! This message is from Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George. Greek [...]

November 3, 2019 Bulletin & Reflection

November 1st, 2019|

VOICES FROM THE PAST WE NEED TO HEAR TODAY The British philosopher, mathematician, and Nobel laureate, Bertrand Russell, gave a talk in London in 1927 entitled: Why I Am Not a Christian. In the lecture he not only thoroughly enumerates the reasons why he rejects the Christian faith as mere superstition, he [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, Nov. 3

November 1st, 2019|

November 3 Lesson: Forming Christian Culture -  Culture and the fullness of the Trinity Part 1: Childhood and The Son “The Word became flesh at a particular moment in time; He grew from an infant into a man over a span of years. Nevertheless, the Word is eternally begotten of the [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, Oct. 20

October 16th, 2019|

October 20 Lesson: Forming Christian Culture - Creativity, Balance, Sacramentality, and the Story of the Gospel Part 2 “For a Christian is not called to flee the world or mankind, to reject or curse it. He is called to bring the light of Christ's teaching into earthly life and to [...]

Sunday, October 13 Reflection and Bulletin

October 10th, 2019|

A COUNCIL, THE ICONS, AND OUR SPIRITUAL LIFE   The year was 787 AD and the Holy Orthodox Church was about to resolve a serious conflict. Amid the attacks of those for whom the holy icons were not holy but were, rather, symbols of a latent Old Testament idolatry, the [...]

MYRRH-STREAMING ICON TO VISIT WASHINGTON, DC

October 10th, 2019|

The "Hawaiian" Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God will visit the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Washington, DC (4001 17th Street, NW) on the evening of Friday, October 25.   Divine Services will include a Moleban (Service of Supplication), followed by the Akathist to the [...]

REMINDERS FROM ST. GEORGE

October 9th, 2019|

JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY: This is an inquiry class designed for adults who want to become members of the Orthodox Church, culminating in the Holy Mysteries of Baptism or Chrismation. Sessions will begin this evening at 6:30 PM on and on October, 9, 16, and 23; Nov. 6, 13, and 20; and Dec. 11, [...]

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE

October 9th, 2019|

May the Name of the Lord be blessed!   Now and ever and utno the ages of ages. Amen! On October 7/20, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus of Syria; Martyrs Julian the Presbyter and Caesarius the Deadon; Martyr Polychronius; Virgin Martyr Pelagia of Tarsus; St. Sergius, Abbot [...]

Important Message from Parish Council President

October 9th, 2019|

My Fellow Parishioners,   As many of you have already heard, a water pipe burst in the men’s bathroom in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Oct. 2, resulting in a flood in the hallway, the Founders Hall, the library and the church office.  Fortunately, the flood was discovered early [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, Oct. 6

October 4th, 2019|

October 6 Lesson: Forming Christian Culture -  Creativity, Balance, Sacramentality, and the Story of the Gospel “For a Christian is not called to flee the world or mankind, to reject or curse it. He is called to bring the light of Christ's teaching into earthly life and to creatively reveal the [...]

CANCELLATIONS DUE TO FLOODING AT ST. GEORGE

October 2nd, 2019|

Due to a broken pipe and the resultant flooding throughout the first floor, the following activities will be CANCELLED: JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY class with Fr. Dimitrios. (Tonight) BIBLE STUDY on Thursday morning and evening. SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER WORKSHOP on Saturday morning.  Please watch for a rescheduling of this important workshop! [...]

Sunday, September 29, 2019 Bulletin & Reflection

September 26th, 2019|

THE BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS IS WITHIN US The bark of the Christian church sails through troubled waters throughout the world.  Christian communities have assaulted throughout the United States and other countries – by scandals of a grave dimension, by the encroachment by what only can be described as the [...]

Sunday, September

September 20th, 2019|

REMEMBER THE FIG TREE My favorite fruit of all fruits is the fig. To bite into a plump, ripe fig and taste its honey-like sweetness is pure ambrosia and it compels one to want another and another.  I shall return to the fig momentarily.   One of the greatest temptations facing [...]

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE

September 16th, 2019|

May the Name of the Lord be blessed! On September 16/29, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Great Martyr Euphemia the All-Praised; Martyrs Victor and Sisthenes at Chalcedon; St. Sebastiana the Disciple of St. Paul martyred at Heraclea; Martyr Melitina at Marcianopolis; St. Dorotheos the Hermit of Egypt; Martyr Ludmilla, grandmother [...]

TRIANTAFILLIA LISA KOURTIS REPOSES IN THE LORD

September 13th, 2019|

Triantafillia Kourtis was called by the Lord to Himself on September 11 in the 72nd year of her earthly life.  She was the beloved mother of Eleni Georgia Rodas (husband, Georgios); loving grandmother of Konstantinos, Vasilia, and Alexandros Rodas.    Friends will be received at Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home, 7557 [...]

OUR SISTER VIRGINIA THEAKOS REPOSES IN THE LORD

September 13th, 2019|

Virginia Theakos was called by rhe Lord to Himself on September 11 in the 91st year of her earthly life. She was the beloved wife of the late  Dimitrios Theakos, the sister of the late Despina Condoleon and seven other elder siblings who preceded her in death.  She was the [...]

Sunday School Message

September 13th, 2019|

Dear Sunday School families,     We are looking forward to the first day of Sunday School this Sunday, September 15th. As informed in our previous correspondence, this year, St. George is launching the “Parenting in the Pews Project”, an initiative we’ve adopted to engage younger children to worship together with their families during the [...]

Sunday, September 15 Bulletin and Reflection

September 13th, 2019|

VIEW THE SEPTEMBER 15TH BULLETIN [PDF]   WHY DO ORTHODOX EXALT THE CROSS? The Great Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross that we celebrate this Saturday,  September 14, reveals an important lesson: there is a difference between the Cross as a theological construct – and the Cross [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, Sept. 15

September 13th, 2019|

September 15 Lesson: Christian Culture versus Contemporary Culture: An Introduction “The culture of our own time continues this separation from Christianity, but not only from Christianity. Contemporary culture is losing its religious spirit, its meaning, and its beauty.” This quote by Russian religious and political philosopher Ivan Ilyin, written in 1937 in [...]

ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO BEGIN

September 13th, 2019|

Three important religious education programs for adults begin in the next few weeks.  They are listed below.  Why not choose one and participate?  We all are so concerned with the health of our physical hearts and bodies, why not consider the health of your spiritual heart and soul?  All three [...]