FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE SILENT

December 3rd, 2021|

St. John was born in the year 454 (according to J.Patrich, January 8,454). He was born in the city of Nicopolis, in Armenia to parents Enkratius and Euphemia, his father Enkratius was a military commander. John loved prayer and solitude, he also had a passion for reading Holy Scripture. When [...]

ST. GEORGE BULLETIN FOR DEC. 5, 2021

December 3rd, 2021|

MARANA-THA! COME, O CHRIST THE LORD! Please find below a copy of this coming Sunday'a Bulletin to prayerfully prepare for Divine Services.   Once again, the Lord Jesus heals, much to the chagrin of the synogogue officials who elevated law OVER love!  May we never imitate them but always do what [...]

FEAST OF THE HOLY PROPHET HABAKKUK

December 2nd, 2021|

The Holy Prophet Habakkuk, the eighth of the Twelve Minor Prophets, was descended from the Tribe of Simeon, and he prophesied around 650 B.C. The Prophet Habakkuk foresaw the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple, the Babylonian Captivity and the later return of the captives to their native land. During the [...]

WHAT HAPPENED TO US AT THE NATIVITY?

December 1st, 2021|

MARANATHA-THA!  Come, O Christ the Lord! Please find attached below our third Nativity Fast Reflection addressing the question 'What Happened to Us at the Nativity?"  We often look at this solemn feast from God's perspective, as we should. However something happend to US as well.  Please read this prayerfully and [...]

FEAST OF ST. PHILARET THE MERCIFUL

December 1st, 2021|

Righteous Philaret the Merciful, son of George and Anna, was raised in piety and the fear of God. He lived during the eighth century in the village of Amnia in the Paphlagonian district of Asia Minor. His wife, Theoseba, was from a rich and illustrious family, and they had three [...]

FEAST OF VENERABLE ST. ANDREW THE FIRST-CALLED

November 30th, 2021|

The Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called was the first of the Apostles to follow Christ, and he later brought his own brother, the holy Apostle Peter, to Christ (John 1:35-42). The future apostle was from Bethsaida, and from his youth he turned with all his soul to God. He did [...]

2ND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE

November 30th, 2021|

Please join us for the 2nd Annual St. George Christmas Experience for this wonderful outdoor celebration to open the Christmas season, with guest appearance by Santa Claus! Saturday, Dec. 4, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD Join the [...]

ST. GEORGE BULLETIN FOR NOVEMBER 28, 2021

November 24th, 2021|

MARANA-THA! COME O CHRIST THE LORD! Please find attached below a copy of the St. George Bulletin for Sunday, November 28, 2021.  The Gospel theme recalls the rich young ruler who, when challenged by Jesus to go, sell, all that he has, declined the Lord's invitation because he was held [...]

ARCHPASTORAL ENCYCLICAL ON THANKSGIVING

November 24th, 2021|

GIve thanks to the Lord  for He is good, for His mercy endures forever! Brothers and Sisters: Please find attached below the Encyclical Letter on Thanksgiving from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Throne.  Let us continue to pray for His Eminence and give thanks for [...]

FEAST OF ST. CLEMENT THE POPE OF ROME

November 24th, 2021|

The Hieromartyr Clement, Pope of Rome, was born at Rome into a rich and illustrious family. Separated from his parents from childhood by force of circumstances, Clement was raised by strangers. Living in Rome, the youth received a fine education, he was surrounded by luxury, and had access to the [...]

2nd Annual Christmas Experience

November 22nd, 2021|

Please join us for the 2nd Annual St. George Christmas Experience for this wonderful outdoor celebration to open the Christmas season, with guest appearance by Santa Claus! Saturday, Dec. 4, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD Join the 100s who have already registered [...]

FEAST OF ST. CECILIA OF ROME

November 22nd, 2021|

Our Icon of Saint Cecilia – Our Lady of the Mountains, Jasper, GA St. Cecilia was born in Rome of wealthy and illustrious parents. From her youth, she was raised in the Christian Faith. She prayed fervently and helped those in need. Though she had vowed to preserve her virginity [...]

ST. GEORGE BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2021

November 19th, 2021|

O MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS, PRAY TO GOD FOR US! Please find below a copy of Sunday's Bulletin for your prayerful preparation for Divine Service.  It is the Feast of the Entrance of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple -- the event which established Mary as, indeed, a temple herself [...]

Video from Fr. Dimitrios

November 19th, 2021|

Please take a few minutes to watch Father Dimitrios deliver an important message in advance of this Sunday's Liturgy and General Assembly. 

PARISH ASSEMBLY- Sunday, November 21

November 19th, 2021|

The Parish Assembly will be held this Sunday, Nov. 21 at 12:30PM in the Chapel. All parishioners are encouraged to participate in this important meeting where the St. George 2022 budget and other items of church affairs, ministries, maintenance, and future parish goals will be discussed. The meeting may be viewed online [...]

FEAST OF THE HOLY PROPHET OBADIAH

November 19th, 2021|

The holy Prophet Obadiah [or Abdia] is the fourth of the Twelve Minor Prophets, and he lived during the ninth century B.C. He was from the village of Betharam, near Sichem, and he served as steward of the impious Israelite King Ahab. In those days the whole of Israel had [...]

PARISH ACTIVITIES

November 18th, 2021|

PARISH GENERAL ASSEMBLY: Sunday, Nov. 21, following Divine Liturgy. All parishioners are encouraged to participate in this important meeting where the St. George 2022 budget and other items of church affairs, ministries, maintenance, and future parish goals will be discussed. The meeting may be viewed online at: https://youtu.be/76LqHbC5JgE STEWARDSHIP: All parishioners [...]

FEAST OF ST GREGORY THAUMATURGUS “WONDERWORKER”

November 17th, 2021|

Saint Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neocaesarea, was born in the city of Neocaesarea (northern Asia Minor) into a pagan family. Having received a fine education, from his youth he strived for Truth, but the thinkers of antiquity were not able to quench his thirst for knowledge. Truth was revealed [...]

ST. GEORGE BULLETIN FOR NOVEMBER 14. 2021

November 12th, 2021|

BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD! Brothers and sisters, Please find attached below the Bulletin for this coming Sunday. This is the final Bulletin before the Nativity Fast begins on Monday, Nov. 15, the day after the Feast of the Holy Apostle St. Philip.  Let us as Orthodox Christians, [...]

ST. JOHN THE MERCIFUL, PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA

November 12th, 2021|

Saint John the Merciful, Patriarch of Alexandria, was born on Cyprus in the seventh century into the family of the illustrious dignitary Epiphanius. At the wish of his parents he entered into marriage and had children. When the wife and the children of the saint died, he became a monk. [...]

ST. ARSENIOS OF CAPPADOCIA BAPTIZER OF ST. PAISIOS

November 10th, 2021|

St Arsenius of Farasa is the priest who baptised Elder Paisios the Athonite and gave him his Christian name—Arsenios.The most Blessed Father Arsenios was born around 1840 in Pharasa or Varasio, the most important of the six Christian villages in the Pharasa region of Cappadocia. His parents were rich in [...]

2nd Annual St. George Christmas Experience

November 9th, 2021|

Please join us for the 2nd Annual St. George Christmas Experience for this wonderful outdoor celebration to open the Christmas season, with guest appearance by Santa Claus! Saturday, Dec. 4, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George, 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD Parishioners and [...]

FEAST OF ST. NECTARIOS, METROPOLITAN OF PENTAPOLIS

November 9th, 2021|

Saint Nectarios, the great wonderworker of modern times, was born Anastasius Kephalas in Selebria, Thrace on October 1, 1846. Since his family was poor, Anastasius went to Constantinople when he was fourteen in order to find work. Although he had no money, he asked the captain of a boat to [...]

NOV. 8 — FEAST OF THE SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGELS

November 5th, 2021|

Monday, November 8, is the Feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Archangels. In celebration of the Feast, Orthros will be celebrated at 8:15 AM followed by the Divine Liturgy at 9:15 AM. the Synaxis of the Supreme Commanders Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, and of the other bodiless and heavenly [...]

ST. GEORGE NOVEMBER 7 BULLETIN

November 5th, 2021|

Blessed be the Name of the Lord now and ever and unto the ages of ages. Amen! Brothers and Sisters, please find below a copy of this Sunday's Bulletin for your prayerful preparation.  Let us contiinue to pray for our Parish family, that we may remain true to Christ's call [...]