St. George Orthodox Christian Church
5311 Mercer Street | Houston, Texas 77005 | (713) 665-5252
Welcome

St. George Orthodox Christian Church is a community where the Holy Trinity - the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit - are worshiped and preached. We are the continuation of the Church founded by Jesus Christ.  We maintain the True Faith and Holy Tradition handed down from generation to generation from the time of the Apostles.

2018 Pledge Payments Due

Please fulfill your 2018 stewardship pledge obligation before the end of the year. Only 79% of commitments made in 2018 have been paid, and with less than 2 months until the end of the year, we are $130,000 behind in pledge collections. Please make your payment today! 

Thank You.

Online Payments can be made by Clicking Here    

2019 Stewardship Drive

All Church members are asked to prayerfully complete their 2019 pledge as soon as possible so that we may accurately budget for next year. Please consider raising your pledge/stewardship so that we can continue to grow our ministries. NOTE: Pledges from 2018 will not automatically roll over. Kindly return your pledge by: mailing, handing it to the church office, placing in collection tray or put in the Pledge Box. The 2019 Pledge Form is also available on mySTGEORGE. Help us operate and build our Church Ministries and Programs. "Freely you have received, freely give." Matthew 10:8

 

To read a letter mailed out to the St. George parish on November 1, please click here.

 

To learn more about Stewardship, please click here.

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Sunday Divine Liturgy Streamed Live

Click here to watch the Divine Liturgy Live Stream every Sunday morning at 10a via Facebook.

Previous Live Stream Services are saved on the St. George Houston Facebook page under the "Video" section.

Previous Gospel Readings & Sermons are saved on the St. George website here.

St. George Smartphone App

Download our "My Church by echurch" app from the app store (St. George keyword is “SGOCC APP”) or text “SGOCC APP” to 77977.  If you need sign up assistance, see Eddy in the Hall after Liturgy.

Click here to create your login to mySTGEORGE.

Click here for instructions.

Upcoming Events


NOVEMBER IS ST. NICHOLAS MEN’S SOCIETY MONTH

The St. Nicholas Men's Society is a St. George men's charitable and social group that assists the Church and parishioners in times of need. Our membership is open to all men of St. George of all ages. We are listed on the St. George website under the Ministries tab. We have few meetings, have a lot of fun, and do good for our Orthodox community. See any of our members about joining or contact John Eidman at eidmanjb@gmail.com or Henry Kaim at hjkaim@gmail.com.


OCF (COLLEGE) CAMPUS LUNCH

RICE UNIVERSITY LUNCH: 12p Tuesday, November 27. Meet at Brochstein Pavilion.

 

UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS LUNCH: 12:30p Thursday, Nov. 29. Meet at Crooker Center.


FAMILY NIGHTS

Every Wednesday after Vespers.


CATECHISM CLASSES

7:15p every Wednesday at St. George.  If you or someone you know desires to be a member of the Church, or if you are already a member of the Church wishing to know more about the Faith, please join this group.


CHURCH SCHOOL FOR COLLEGE

Every Sunday after Communion in the Teen Room.  We’d love for you to join us!


BABY SHOWER FOR FR. GEORGE & KH. MIRAY KATRIB

11a Saturday November 17 in the St. George Hall.  All ladies are welcome.


COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CARD

If you’d like to donate $40 for the Missions of the Orthodox Church & sign this year’s Christmas card, see Laila Baba in the Hall after Liturgy. The goal is to collect at least $6,100. Deadline is Sunday, November 25. Assistance is needed to collect donations at coffee hour. You can also make your $40 donation by clicking here and selecting the Christmas Card Mission Fund.


ADVENT RETREAT “BORN IN ORDER TO DIE”

10a-4p Saturday, December 1.  9:30a Registration, lunch provided.  Featuring guest Speaker Fr. Milad Selim, the Dean of St. George Cathedral in Worcester, MA.


CHRISTMAS CONCERT & GIFT MARKET

Friday (12/7) at The Saint Constantine School.  5p-9p Gift Market from local artisans, and 6p choir & orchestra concert.  Tickets are $5 at the door and includes a drink and dessert.


ANNUAL CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS) CHRISTMAS PARTY

12p-4p Saturday (12/15).  If you are interested in helping, please contact Georgina Baba at (713-628-3227) or go to mySTGEORGE and add your name to the CPS Party group.


CCSE (FORMERLY DADS) CHRISTMAS LUNCH

Please volunteer for our 15th Annual CCSE Christmas Banquet for 500 mentally and physically challenged guests from area adult daycare facilities.  50 volunteers needed from 8:45a-2:30p on Wednesday, December 19.  Please contact Al Nahas at anahas@comcast.net or 281-565-6474 to volunteer.


NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION

7:30p-2am Monday, December 31.  Adult Tickets are $75, children ages 12 and under are $40.  Children ages 3 and under are $20.  Babysitting available.  Tickets will be sold solely to our St. George family until Sunday, December 9.  Please contact Giselle Farhood (713-771-0517) to reserve your spot.  Night of the year with the one and only Ayman Al-Khatib.


ST. EMMELIA SOUTH HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE:

January 11-13, 2019 at The Saint Constantine School.  Keynote speaker will be Fr. John Whiteford, pastor of St. Jonah Church in Spring, TX, and the theme will be “Charting & Staying the Course”.  Registration is now open.  www.saintemmeliaconferences.com. 


PROJECT MEXICO

Please contact Chris if you are interested in joining the St. George group in a mission trip this summer, July 30-Aug 5. We would like a head count ASAP so we can begin to fundraise as a team.

News


AXIOS! FR. GEORGE KATRIB

VIDEOS FEATURING AIDAN HART AND THE SANCTUARY MOSAIC ICONS

The St. George Communications Committee conducted (2) 5 minute interviews with world renowned Iconographer Aidan Hart, featuring and explaining the Crucifixion and Resurrection Mosaic Icons at St. George Orthodox Christian Church.

To listen to Aidan speak about the Crucifixion Mosaic Icon, please click here.

To listen to Aidan speak about the Resurrection Mosaic Icon, please click here.


ST. GEORGE IN THE NEWS

HOUSTON CHRONICLE

The St. George Mosaics and Artist Aidan Hart were recently featured in an article for the Houston Chronicle.  To read the article, click here.

FOX 26

The St. George Mosaics and Artist Aidan Hart were recently featured by Fox 26 Houston in a story about our Sanctuary Mosaics. To watch the video, click here.


NEW MOSAICS INSTALLED

Artist Aidan Hart has recently installed two new mosaics.

 

 


MINISTRY TEAM SIGNUP

We have 30 Ministry Teams/Organizations at St George.  Each of them would welcome your commitment of Time and Talent. For more information or to sign up for one or more of these ministries, please visit the table Sunday after Liturgy, fill out the form online, or call the Church Office. 

To see the list of St. George ministries, please click here.

To sign up for one or more of these ministries, please click here.

 


MARRIAGE CROWNS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE BOOKSTORE

Marriage is one of the 7 Holy Sacraments of the Church, and the Wedding Crowns, or Crowns of Martyrdom, signify a Groom and Bride being crowned as the king and queen of a new family in faith with Christ.  The bookstore is pleased to announce that we now carry Wedding Crowns.

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