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 [...]

Monday, Sept. 9

September 13th, 2019|

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE May the Name of the Lord be blessed! On September 9/22, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Holy and Righteous Ancestors of God Joachim and Anna; Martyr Severian of Sebaste; St. Joseph, Abbot of Volokolamsk; the Martyrs Chariton and Straton; St. Theophanes the [...]

TAKING ON THE MIND OF CHRIST

September 5th, 2019|

VIEW THE  SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 BULLETIN Sometimes in the Divine Services, we may be graced with a moment of clarity. Something touches us or we, at last, come to an awareness about something in our life. It’s only for a moment – we feel God so close to us, we [...]

ADULT INQUIRY GROUP TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2

September 5th, 2019|

St. George Adult Inquiry Group will begin its weekly session on October 2. The group is designed to prepare adults for Baptism or Chrismation in the Holy Orthodox Church.  It is also useful for Orthodox Christians who want to know more about their faith.  The theme is "Journey to Orthodoxy" [...]

REGULAR SUNDAY LITURGY SCHEDULE RESUMES

September 4th, 2019|

The regular order of Sunday Divine Liturgy Services will resume this coming Sunday, Sept. 8, the Feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, when Orthros begins at 8:45 AM and Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. Please note the change and attend on time, to experience the fullness of [...]

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE 9/3/19

September 3rd, 2019|

May the Name of the Lord be blessed! On September 3/16, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Hieromartyr Anthimus of Nicomedia and those martyred with him; St. Theoctistus; Martyr Aristion, Bishop of Alexandria; Martyr Basilissa of Nicomedia; St. Phoebe, Deaconess of Corinth; Blessed John the Hairy, Fool for Christ; St. Ioannicius, [...]

50 PLUS TRIP TO ST. MICHAEL’S

September 3rd, 2019|

On October 9, 50 Plus will sponsor a trip to the Eastern Shore's St. Michael's Trip details:  We will be traveling by chartered bus to St. Michaels on the eastern shore. Leaving church lot at approximately 10 am and returning by 6 pm.   Lunch to be served at The Crab Claw.  There are [...]

Adult Religious Education 2019-2020

August 28th, 2019|

St. George Live Adult Religious Education 2019-2020 Adult Religious Education for 2019-2020 will begin Sunday, September 15, at 11:30 am in the Church library. The theme for this year and additional information is below. The class format is a round-table discussion format and the atmosphere is casual and relaxed so feel [...]

OUR SISTER DIANA LAZAR REPOSES IN THE LORD

August 27th, 2019|

The handmaid of God Diana Lazar fell asleep in the Lord on August 25th, in the 58th year of her earthly life. She is survived by her beloved husband, Leonard G. Lazar, her parents Constantin and Lucretia (Ariana) Diplan, her daughter Marina A. Lazar, her son Christian J. Lazar, her [...]

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE

August 26th, 2019|

May the Name of the Lord be blessed! On August 26/September 8, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Martyrs Adrian and Natalia at Nicomedia; St. Tithoes of the Thebaid, disciple of St. Pachomius; St. Ibestion the Confessor of Egypt; Martyrs Atticus and Sisinnius; and the Commemoration of the Meeting of [...]

REMINDER: BOOK STUDY RESUMES ON THURSDAY

August 20th, 2019|

The St. George Book Study Group will resume this Thursday, August 22, at 10:30 AM and 7:00 PM after a brief hiatus.  We will continue our examination of the test Unseen Warfare.  See you on Thursday!

Monday, August 19, 2019- Updates

August 19th, 2019|

FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE May the Name of the Lord be blessed! On August 18/29, the Holy Orthodox Church commemorates the Translation of the Image Not-Made-By-Human Hands of Our Lord Jesus from Edessa to Constantinople; Martyr Diomedes the Physician of Cilicia; St. Gerasimos the New Ascetic of [...]

BOOK STUDY CANCELLED TODAY

August 8th, 2019|

The morning and evening sessions of the St. George Book Study Group are cancelled today. The group will resume next Thursday, August 15, following Divine Liturgy for the Dormition.  

YAL DORMITION CELEBRATION AUGUST 15

August 8th, 2019|

Thursday August 15th, St. George YAL will sponsor the 1st Annual Panigiri Lamb and Souvlakia Fundraiser: Please join us after church as we celebrate the Feast of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos with a traditional Greek style panigiri / lamb roast. The St. George YAL will sponsor a fundraiser which [...]

Sunday, August 11, 2019 Bulletin & Reflection

August 8th, 2019|

(View the Sunday, August 11, 2019 Bulletin)   SHE KNEW THE COST AND EMBRACED THE CALL   The Feast of the Dormition (Koimesis), or The Falling-asleep of the Most Holy Theotokos, is the greatest among several others in which we commemorate her blessed person and life. As such, this Feast marks [...]

Sunday, August 4, 2019 Bulletin and Reflection

August 1st, 2019|

View the August 4, 2019 Bulletin BEHOLDING HIS GLORY AND OUR TRANSFORMATION In the book of Exodus, Moses asks God "Now, show me your glory." God responded to the bold, if not impertinent request of Moses by saying, "I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, [...]

YAL TO MARK THE DORMITION WITH A FESTIVE PANIGIRI

July 29th, 2019|

On Thursday August 15th, YAL will hold the 1st Annual Panigiri Lamb and Souvlakia Fundraiser: Please join us after the festal Liturgy as we celebrate the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos with a traditional Greek style panigiri / lamb roast. The St. George YAL will sponsor a fundraiser which includes: 1 [...]