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.

Calendar

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


CHURCH SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Please register your children by CLICKING HERE. Cost is $20/child. Teachers will be available to assist with registration during “Meet the Teacher” Sunday, August 25.


BACKPACK BLESSING & MEET THE TEACHER

Sunday, August 25 in the Sanctuary immediately following Liturgy. After the backpack blessing, parents and students are asked to go to their classrooms to meet their teachers.


IOCC ORTHODOX HOMEFRONT WORKSHOP

9a-12p Saturday, August 24 at Annunciation Cathedral (3511 Yoakum Blvd, Houston, TX 77006). IOCC Homefront helps parishes prepare for regional emergencies, disasters, and parish critical incidents, enhances their capability to respond, and connects parishes with a network of organizations and agencies active in emergencies.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

To register, CLICK HERE.


ALTAR SERVER RETREAT

10a-12p Saturday, August 24. Altar servers must be ages 7 and up, and lunch will be provided. If your child is unable to attend training but would like to serve, please contact Amine Hanna (832-866-2773).


CHURCH SCHOOL TEACHER RETREAT & WORKSHOP

10a-12p Saturday, August 24, and lunch will be provided. If you are going to teach Church School or would like to learn more about our program, please come to this exciting retreat with speaker Kh. Gigi Shadid. Open to all Orthodox Christian Church School Teachers. Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 21 with the Church Office (713-665-5252 or admin@stgeorgehouston.com).  St. George Church School begins Sunday, September 8.

 

 


BIRZEIT SOCIETY SUMMER SAHRA

7p Saturday, August 24 at The Ramallah Club. Please see the table in the Hall or call Charlie Sayage (281-615-5949) for tickets and more information.


TEEN SOYO OFFICER ELECTIONS

Sunday, August 25 following Liturgy. All members are encouraged to run but must fill out and return the form to Chris Al-Dehneh.  The 2019 Officer Form is available HERE.


SURVEY ON YOUTH AND FAMILY LIFE

Parents and Godparents, please take a moment to complete a brief survey regarding raising kids in the Orthodox Church. This survey is from a Diocesan task force looking for ways to improve our youth and young adult ministries, in order to keep them connected to the Orthodox Church throughout their lives. Your input is desperately needed, so please complete this survey by CLICKING HERE. Please respond by September 1.


TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDIES BEGIN 10A SEPTEMBER 3.

FAMILY NIGHTS BEGIN WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4.

OCCUPATION DATABASE

Would you like to advertise your skills or services to other St. George parishioners?  In an effort to pair parishioners that are looking for a specific service or talent with parishioners offering those services, we are creating an “Occupation Database”.  If you would like to be a part of our “Occupation Database”, please CLICK HERE and fill out the “Offer Services” form. 

Now that a satisfactory database has been established, a “Looking for Services” form is now available to pair both parties; to fill it out, please CLICK HERE.


2028 ST. GEORGE MASTER PLAN

St. George is organizing an effort to look 10 years into our future to capture our goals and objectives in a 2028 Master Plan. Every Parishioner is invited to participate. Please CLICK HERE to fill out the online survey.


PARKING ASSISTANCE

There is now a drop-off for Parishioners needing assistance into the Sanctuary from 9:30a-10:30a every Sunday morning. The first parking spot closest to the Church on Mercer will be reserved for drop-off during this time.


FREE MATH TUTORING

Every Sunday from 12p-1p in the Hall. Ilija Jegdic is offering free math tutoring for high school, undergraduate, or graduate students. To sign up, please contact him (i_jegdic@yahoo.com or 281-797-0182).


DOWAMA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

October 4-6 in Oklahoma City. Registration form is available online HERE.  Cost to participate in the retreat will be $35 plus hotel and transportation.

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.

 

 

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