BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY AUGUST 2, 2020

July 31st, 2020|

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY AUGUST 2, 2020 Please find attached below a copy of Sunday''s Bulletin for your prayerful preparation.  Please note the proper registration information for attendance at Divine Services during the pandemic. Let us continue to pray through the intercession of St. Luke the Surgeon, the Holy Greatmartyr Panteleimon, [...]

MICHAEL KEITH HALLER REPOSES IN THE LORD

July 31st, 2020|

Our brother, Michael Keith Haller, fell asleep in the Lord on July 25, in the 24th year of his earthly life. Michael served as an Acolyte at the Holy Altar of St. George and attended Church faithfully when home from school. Michael is survived by his beloved mother, Stacy Pagos [...]

Update: St. George Mission Team Next Steps

July 29th, 2020|

Click Here to see Mission Team Update Flyer larger Contact Athena Kaiser at avkmail@verizon.net if you have questions or are interested in helping the community of Clay County! Attachments: Mission Team, Next Steps.pdf

REGISTRATION FOR AUGUST SERVICES AND NAMES LIST

July 29th, 2020|

Brothers and Sisters, In order to remain in accordance with the Public Health Guidelines regarding Covid-19, please note below a link to reserve a place at the weekday Divine Services for August. Please register for immediate family only. To register, for services contact: https://stgeorge.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/423/responses/new To provide names of people for [...]

REGISTRATION FOR SERVICES, SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2020

July 29th, 2020|

Divine Liturgy: Sunday, August 2, 2020 In accordance with Montgomery County public health guidelines, the Sanctuary will partially re-open for Divine Liturgy. To safely accommodate the faithful, parishioners planning to attend must register online. Registration opens today and closes Thursday, July 30 at 5:00 PM. Available spots will be on [...]

ST. PANTELEIMON’S INTERCESSION DURING PANDEMIC

July 29th, 2020|

Tomorrow, Monday, July 27, is the feast of the Holy Unmercenary Healer and Greatmartyr, St. Panteleimon. Please find attached below a Prayer to St. Panteleimon in Times of a Pandemic. Let us join on his feast to ask his healing intercession and protection during these stressful and burdensome times.  A [...]

A MONTH OF LOVE TRANSFIGURED AND LIVED

July 29th, 2020|

It has never been hard to find people who view Jesus Christ in a many different ways.  Some use His name as a curse word.  Some make Him in their own image as an advocate of whatever agenda or cause they prize most in life.  Some view Him as a [...]

YAL: 2nd Annual August 15 Panagiri Fundraiser

July 29th, 2020|

Dear St. George Community Members, Please join the St. George Young Adult League (YAL) on August 15th from 1-3pm for our 2nd Annual Panagiri Fundraiser celebrating the Dormition of our Most Holy Theotokos. In light of everything going on with the COVID-19 pandemic, we will only be hosting a drive-thru [...]

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2020

July 24th, 2020|

Please find attached below a copy of Sunday's Bulletin for your prayerful preparation.   Read, reflect, and get your heart and soul ready for the Divine Liturgy, as it is the center of our week. Attachments: JULY 26,2020 seventh matthew1.pdf

Project Mexico- Virtual Tiendita Night

July 24th, 2020|

Dear Saint George Family, I am forwarding this to bring to your attention to the Ministry of Project Mexico / Saint Innocent Orphanage. For many years St. George, through the Sunday School has supported and even "adopted" young men by paying the tuition for their education. We have seen these young men grow [...]

JOIN TOGETHER IN PRAYER FOR AGIA SOPHIA

July 24th, 2020|

Brothers and Sisters: The Scripture urges us to come together in prayer in times of crisis and trouble. The Holy Orthodox Church faces such a time now.  As you know, the government of Turkey has authorized that the Great Churchof Agia Sophia in Constantinople (Istanbul) be re-stablished as a Mosque.  [...]

Divine Liturgy: Sunday, July 26, 2020

July 22nd, 2020|

Divine Liturgy: Sunday, July 26, 2020 In accordance with Montgomery County public health guidelines, the Sanctuary will partially re-open for Divine Liturgy. To safely accommodate the faithful, parishioners planning to attend must register online. Registration opens today and closes Thursday, July 23 at 5:00 PM. Available spots will be on a [...]

AN ANCIENT VOICE THAT IS NEVER SILENCED

July 22nd, 2020|

AN ANCIENT VOICE THAT IS NEVER SILENCED One of the most provocative questions that Jesus asked during His public ministry was addressed to St. Peter, the Apostle. The Gospel of Matthew (16:13-20) tells us that as Jesus came to Caesarea Philippi He asked the disciples in general “Who do people [...]

BULLETIN FOR SUNDAY JULY 19, 2020

July 17th, 2020|

Please find below a copy of Sunday's Bulletin for your prayerful preparation. As we continue to pray for our community, our nation, and our world for deliverance from the global pandemic, let us trust God, the healer of bodies and souls, to remain faithful in His love and care for [...]

Adult Religious Education Class – Sunday, July 19

July 17th, 2020|

Power and Authority  A brief reflection on the nature of power and authority and the difference between the two according to the Scriptures; how they differ from the world’s understanding and practice; and how understanding the difference should shape our thoughts and actions. Attachments: Adult Religious Education Class - July [...]

Hagia Sophia: What Just Happened?

July 17th, 2020|

Join #myOCN Community Online Gathering follow up with Rev. Christopher Metropulos Thursday, July 16th, at 7:00 pm EST with special guests Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou and Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou. Register here to receive login: http://ow.ly/jNoB50AxPnd #HagiaSophia #Turkey #OrthodoxChristian More information: https://myocn.net/hagia-sophia-what-just-happened/

Graduation Gifts from Sunday June 28, 2020

July 17th, 2020|

Dear 2020 High School Graduates, College Graduates, and Graduates of Post Grad Studies, I hope this email finds you and your family well. If you did not receive your Graduation Sunday on June 28, 2020, please send me an email at SimeonP@stgeorge.org to arrange for a time to come by [...]

ADDRESSES– MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA CONGRESS LEADERS

July 17th, 2020|

Please find below the mailing addresses for the Maryland and Virginia Senators, and for Congressman Jamie Raskin, in whose district is St. George Greek Orthodox Church. This will assist you as you send  the suggested letter from Metropolitan Evangelos regarding Agia Sophia. Please make the time to do this important [...]

AGIA SOPHIA FORM LETTER

July 14th, 2020|

Brothers and Sisters, Please find attached below a suggested letter regarding the Church of Agia Sophia in Constantinople.  As you know, the government of Turkey has moved against this blessed Church with a view to converting it to a mosque.  This is an affront to the Orthodox faith community and to this great historic [...]

Divine Liturgy: Sunday, July 19, 2020

July 14th, 2020|

In accordance with Montgomery County public health guidelines, the Sanctuary will partially re-open for Divine Liturgy. To safely accommodate the faithful, parishioners planning to attend must register online. Registration opens today and closes Thursday, July 16 at 5:00 PM. Available spots will be on a first come, first serve basis. [...]

ARCHPASTORAL LETTER ON AGIA SOPHIA

July 14th, 2020|

Please find attached below an Archpastoral Letter from His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos regarding this week's developments on the Church of Agia Sophia.  Please read  it and continue your prayers for Holy Orthodoxy in Turkey and for this Great Church of Christ. Attachments: Statement- Concerning Agia Sophia 7-10-20.pdf

WAGING THE UNSEEN WARFARE WITHIN US

July 14th, 2020|

Most Orthodox believers are usually quite surprised when they learn that the Rite of Baptism in the Orthodox Church begins with words addressed to the Devil.  In the Sanctuary, just steps away from the Holy Altar, the priest sternly addresses the one whom Jesus called “the father of lies.”  The priest prays: [...]

TAKIS DINOS REPOSES IN THE LORD

July 10th, 2020|

Our brother Takis Dinos was called by the Lord to Himself in Florida  on July 2 in the 78th year of his earthly life.  He was the beloved husband of Mary Dinos. He was the devoted father of Anthea Thorn (Kerry) and Georgia Mastronikolas (Michalis). He was the proud grandfather of Marina, [...]