Monthly Archives: June 2013

Pentecost – The Birthday of the Church

On Sunday, 50 days after Great and Holy Pascha, we celebrated the feast of Pentecost,  when the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles and the Church was born.
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Serving Fresh Food to our Hungry Neighbors

On Monday, June 17th, the streets leading to our church were lined with people who were looking forward to receive fresh food from the Westmoreland County Food Bank.  Volunteers from our church and community formed an assembly line and distributed the fresh food and beverages to our grateful neighbors. Additionally, we are a food pantry for the Food Bank and […]
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Remembering St. George in Your Will

Our church has been a beacon of faith and hope for you and the generations before you that came here to worship in the Orthodox Christian tradition.  You can help ensure that it will be here to serve future generations by remembering St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, of New Kensington, PA in your will.  Click below to download the brochure […]
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A Magnificent Myrrh Bearing Ladies Banquet

On Sunday, June 2nd, after Liturgy, the Myrrh Bearing Ladies hosted their annual Spring Banquet at Oakmont Country Club.  The company was delightful, the views were terrific, and the food was outstanding.  Our President, Sharon Adda, handed out gift bags after the luncheon and we enjoyed learning some Myrrh Bearing trivia, like who was the oldest, and youngest Myrrh Bearing […]
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2013 Annual Golf Event and Dinner – July 20th

We hope you and your friends can join us for our annual golf event and dinner on Saturday, July 20th at Hill Crest Country Club.  Lunch is at 12:00 and tee-off is at 1:00 pm.  There will be lots of prizes! The cost is $95 for golf, lunch and dinner. You don’t golf?  You can also help our church by […]
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A Successful Basket Raffle and Luncheon

Thanks to everyone who helped out with the St. George Basket Raffle and Luncheon on Saturday, June 1st.  Over sixty-five baskets were donated and we truly appreciate everyone’s generosity with their donated gifts!!  The ticket winners were thrilled to pick up their baskets filled with a generous amount of themed goodies.  The church hall was packed with over one hundred […]
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Thanks for your Kibbee Orders

Thanks to everyone that ordered Kibbee in May.  In order to fill all our Kibbee orders, we need a lot of volunteers to form the assembly line to make and bake the Kibbee.  We always have a lot of fun too! Our next Kibbee baking and pick-up will be on Tuesday, July 17th.  Twelve kibbee for $33.  Call the office […]
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2013 St. George Banquet Honorees

We enjoyed celebrating several special people and groups at our annual St. George Banquet on Sunday, May 19th.  Congrats to our St. George Award Recipients:  John Thomas, David Firek and Joe Shaheen, who were recognized for their dedicated service to our church.  Thanks to our St. George committee, spearheaded by Sharon Adda, for organizing this special day.    
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Christ is Risen!

Truly He is Risen! On Pascha Sunday, we celebrated Agape Vespers, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt with the church school children.
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Come ye take light from the Light

“Come ye, take light from the Light, that is never overtaken by night.  Come glorify the Christ, risen from the dead.”  These are the words that Father sang as he approached us with the Paschal candle shortly before midnight on Great and Holy Pascha.  Following the Resurrection Services, we shared a Pascha pot luck meal together.  
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