Monthly Archives: March 2012

Friday, March 30th – Another Delicious Lenten Luncheon

As a fish fry alternative during Lent, come join us for a delicious Syrian Lenten Vegan Luncheon at St. George Times: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Your choice of 3 items for $7 per plate: Falafel Baba Ganoush Hummus Rice Muska Meatless Stuffed Grape Leaves Also to be sold separately for $5.00: Hummus with pita Falafel […]
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Vespers at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

On Sunday, March 25th, we celebrate one of the major feasts of our church — The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary.  We are blessed to be able to join our sister church — the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, New Kensington — on Saturday, March 24th at 7:00 pm for Vespers in celebration of their patronal feast.   Please join us for […]
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Mid-Lent: Sunday of the Holy Cross

It is hard to believe that we are already midway through Lent.  After Liturgy, last Sunday, 3/18th, Father Meletios led a procession around the church in veneration of Christ’s Holy Cross.  Father carried a cross, decorated with carnations, and was followed by the altar servers and church school children.
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St. George Teens Make Brown Bagged Lunches for the Homeless

On Friday, March 16th, our teen SOYO volunteers and some of their friends gathered together to make brown bag lunches for the homeless in Pittsburgh.  Our teens work in cooperation with a homeless food distribution program at St. Mary’s in Pittsburgh.    
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“New Ken Church Goes Vegan During Lent,” by Liz Hayes, Valley News Dispatch

We hope everyone enjoyed the Vegan Syrian Lenten Luncheon at St. George yesterday.    Click on the link below to read an article that appeared in today’s Valley News Dispatch about our Orthodox fast and our lenten luncheons: “New Ken Church Goes Vegan During Lent,” Mark your calendars:  The next luncheon will be on Friday, March 30th!
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Vegan Syrian Lenten Luncheon — This Friday, March 16th

As a fish fry alternative during Lent, come join us for some delicious Syrian Lenten Vegan Lunches at St. George Back by popular demand:   Vegan Cabbage Rolls Times: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Your choice of 3 items for $7 per plate: Friday March 16: Falafel, Baba Ganoush, Hummus, Lentels & Rice Mejadra, Salad, Vegan […]
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Sunday of Orthodoxy

On Sunday, March 4th — the first Sunday of Lent — we celebrated the Sunday of Orthodoxy.  After Liturgy, we commemorated the decision of the Seventh Ecumenical Council in 787 A.D. upholding the use of holy icons in Orthodox worship. Later that afternoon, in a unity of Orthodox belief and oneness in faith, we joined parishioners and clergy from Orthodox churches […]
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