Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bishop John presides over Liturgy

His Grace Bishop John Abdalah, bishop for the Diocese of Worcester and New England, presided over our Hierarchical Liturgy on Sunday, September 29th.  It is extra special for us when Bishop John visits since he was our parish priest for sixteen years. We were blessed to also have the Reverend Father George Kevorkian and Deacon Luke Toumi join us. Additionally, […]
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New Antiochian Orthodox Monastic Community

We have been blessed with the formation of an Antiochian Orthodox monastic community in Glenville, Pennsylvania.  According to the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese website, “effective immediately, Mother Eisodia is appointed the Acting Abbess of the convent, and Sister Kathrina will join the community. Effective September 1, 2014, Very Rev. Mark Sahady is appointed the Chaplain of the Convent following his retirement […]
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Elevation of the Holy Cross

On September 14th, we celebrated the Feast of the “Elevation of the Holy Cross” with Matins and Liturgy in the morning, and Vespers in the evening.  We again were blessed to have Fr. Maximos Nnachette serving.
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Congratulations to our Creative Arts Winners

Congrats to all of our children for their Creative Arts entries.  Our children were judged against hundreds of entries from throughout the Diocese, and below is a list of our 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, and gold ribbon winners.  Terrific Job! The 2013 Creative Arts theme was:  “The End of History… The Last Judgment,” – “I was Hungry… I was Thirsty… […]
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First Day of Church School

On September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, we kicked off our church school year with a morning prayer service and church school blessing.  After Liturgy, we distributed all our children’s Creative Arts entries and awards — they all did such a terrific job.  Next, we enjoyed some lovely fellowship as our church school families hosted coffee […]
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Lamb Dinner and Vendor Fair

Our Lamb Dinner, Bake Sale, and Vendor Fair held last Saturday, September 7th was a huge success.  There were 165 delicious meals served; lots of great products available at our vendor tables; and a hard-working, friendly group of St. George parishioners ready to serve the eager crowds. Thank you to our vendors who sold a variety of interesting products, including […]
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Our Popular Meat Pies

What a fun day for a large group that gathered to make meat pies, each person taking a responsibility such as flattening the dough, shaping the meat pies, baking them, and organizing the orders.  The intent was to sell them at the September 7th Lamb Dinner & Vendor Fair, which we did, but half the meat pies were sold almost […]
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2013 Myrrh-Bearing Summer Picnic

On August 22nd, the Myrrh-Bearing ladies gathered for their annual summer picnic.  Everyone brought a side dish, and we savored a delicious buffet and great fellowship.  Thanks to the Moses family for inviting us to their home again this year.
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St. George Golf Outing

About 70 golfers joined us for our Annual Golf Outing held at Hill Crest Country Club on August 17, 2013.   We were greeted with beautiful smiles at the welcome table, and got a bag full of goodies, before we enjoyed lunch and had a few practice putts.  The weather was beautiful as we golfed a scramble.  We worked up an […]
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