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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.

2019 Stewardship Drive

"Freely you have received, freely give." Matthew 10:8

 

STEP 1: COMPLETE A PLEDGE FORM: 

All Church members are asked to prayerfully complete their 2019 pledge as soon as possible. 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. 

 

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.

To complete your 2019 Pledge commitment online click here.

 

 

STEP 2: BEGIN PAYMENTS TOWARDS YOUR 2019 PLEDGE:

Payments towards fulfilling your 2019 pledge can be made any of the following ways: (1) mail (2) church tray (3) online one-time credit card/debit card or bank account payments or (4) online repeating gift credit card/debit card or bank account payment. If paying by check, please note "Pledge" in the memo line. Should you need help setting up your payment options, please call the church office for assistance. 

 

To make a payment towards your 2019 Pledge commitment online click here.

2019 General Parish Meeting

2019 GENERAL PARISH MEETING JANUARY 27 IN THE HALL AFTER LITURGY

Two votes are needed: Approval of the 2019 Budget and Election of new Parish Council members.  Only 2019 pledging members will be eligible to vote.  To be a Voting Member please submit a 2019 Pledge by Tuesday, January 22.  You may complete your 2019 Pledge commitment online here or submit a Pledge envelope to the church office.

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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


JANUARY IS HOME BLESSING MONTH

If you wish to have your home and/or office blessed, please turn in a form from the Narthex to an Usher or the Church Office.

You may also fill out the form online by clicking here


WINTER CAMP

January 18-21, 2019.  If your child is attending, please turn in forms and payment to Chris.


THE SAINT CONSTANTINE SCHOOL GALA WITH BISHOP THOMAS

Join us with Bishop THOMAS for "A Literary Wonderland" Gala on Saturday, January 26 at St. George.  Vespers at 6p, with doors opening at 6:30p for an enchanted evening of dinner, entertainment, art gallery and raffle.  Childcare available. Come support the school in providing a classical Orthodox education of wisdom, virtue, and joy for students preschool through college. For more information, please visit www.saintconstantine.org/gala.


LOST AND FOUND PURGE FEBRUARY 1

If you have lost any items at Church, please check the box outside the Narthex or call the Church Office to see if we have them before we either donate them or throw them away!


FOOTBALL WATCH PARTY

5p Sunday, February 3. All are welcome to come watch the Big Game. Food and drink will be provided and donations are welcome to help cover the cost. We will also have games and prizes.  Hosted by the young adults.


FAMILY CAMP

February 15-18.  You have heard about your child’s wonderful experience at Camp St. Raphael in the summer, NOW it’s time for You to SHARE the experience!  Cost is $400/family; includes lodging and all meals at Kaiserhof Retreat Center (22610 Tuwa Road, Tomball, TX 77375).  To register, please contact St. Anthony Church Office (281-251-6000) or franthonybaba@gmail.com. 


ST. MICHAEL BEAUMONT 120TH ANNIVERSARY WITH METROPOLITAN JOSEPH

February 23, 2019.  5:00p Hierarchical Vespers followed by 6:30p Gala Banquet at Holiday Inn & Suites Beaumont Plaza (3950 I-10 S. Walden Road, Beaumont, TX).  Book your hotel before February 20 for special rates.  For more information please click here.  Please register with Ms. Tammy Haddad (tammyhaddad@sbcglobal.net or 409-790-1980).


CHOIR SEEKING NEW MEMBERS

Please see Danielle Prontka or contact her at daprontka@gmail.com if you are interested.


THE WORD MAGAZINE

The Antiochian Archdiocese of North America issues a monthly magazine called The Word.  To receive this magazine in the mail, you must be current in your membership at St. George.  The Word Magazine is also available online at http://ww1.antiochian.org/theword. 

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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