Monthly Archives: December 2014

Nativity Services and Church School Play

“Thy Nativity O Christ, our God, hath given rise to the light of knowledge in the world…” begins the beautiful Nativity hymn that we sing during our Nativity Season as we celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. We all enjoyed the retelling of the Nativity story by our church school children as they also built a Nativity icon. […]
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Spreading Christmas Cheer

During our Nativity Lenten season, in addition to prayer and fasting, almsgiving is an important priority here at St. George: * Our SOYO teens and Myrrh Bearing women donated food for our food pantry distributions * Our Fellowship of St. John the Divine members organized a gift drive for our parishioners to buy clothes and toys for the children of […]
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Teen Retreat at Transfiguration Monastery

Our teens joined a group from St. George – Pittsburgh for a retreat at the Transfiguration Monastery in Ellwood City. We started the day in the monastery chapel with Liturgy for the feast of St. Herman. The nuns then fed us all a delicious meal, including St. Herman cookies, and taught us a hymn to the saint. Next, Mother Christophora […]
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