Monthly Archives: May 2015

St. George Day Banquet and Celebration

After hierarchical Matins and Liturgy, we hosted our annual St. George Day Banquet. Congrats to our St. George Award Winners — Jamille Shaffer and Dayna Namey — for their years of devotion and dedicated service to our church. We also wish the very best to each of our high school graduates: Julie Conlogue, Abraham Kabazie, Leah Shiferaw and Gregory Syiek, […]
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Food Festival in August

Come and join us on August 15th for fellowship and some of the best food around!  See the flier below for full details and menu.
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Vespers and Parish Council Dinner with Bishop Thomas

Last Saturday, after a beautiful Vespers service with Bishop Thomas, the Parish Council and Order of St. Ignatius members and their guests met with the bishop at “Tables on the Green” at Brackenridge Heights Golf Course.
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Our Church School Children Enjoy Time with Bishop Thomas

This past weekend we were blessed with a visit from Bishop Thomas. Our church organizations gathered in fellowship with him on Friday evening. Then several of our church school children enjoyed time with the bishop on Saturday morning as they asked him questions and answered questions he posed to them. Bishop Thomas encouraged the children to pray before all activities […]
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Team Revelation wins Church School Olympics

On the last day of church school it is a tradition at St. George to hold an Olympics competition where the children progress through several stations where they are asked questions from the lessons they learned throughout the year. Congrats to the winning team “Revelation” — Madison Bowser, Jacob Firek, Maria Zafaran and Michael Zafaran. Thanks to our St. George […]
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New Kensington Better Block

We hosted a St. George Syrian food booth at the New Kensington Better Block revitalization event, and sold out of many of our delicious delicacies. We were happy to see a great turnout for the event, and for the support of our New Kensington community
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Christ is Risen! Agape Service & Easter Egg Hunt 2015

At the Agape Service, the Joyous Resurrection of Christ is announced and celebrated with the reading of the Resurrection Gospel in many languages. Afterwards, our church school children went on an Easter Egg Hunt.
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Resurrection Service 2015

The Glorious Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the sign of universal life. The ‘true light’ is offered and a candle lit procession makes its way around the church reminding us that the Light has overthrown the darkness. The Paschal exclamation ‘Christ Is Risen’ is offered and exchanged.
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Holy Week 2015 – Holy Saturday

The tomb of Our Lord is our focus as we realize the death and burial of Christ and anxiously anticipate the joy of His Resurrection. The morning is one of both sorrow and joy. During the Liturgy we scatter bay leaves and rose petals, ancient signs of victory and the return of a king, to acknowledge Christ’s victory over death.
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Holy Week 2015 – Great and Holy Friday

During the morning service, we commemorate the removal of the Holy Body from the Cross by Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus. In the evening, the sacred shroud and decorated bier are carried in funeral procession around the outside of the church as we relive the burial of our Lord.
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