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St. George 100th Anniversary Recap

Our very own Helen Murray wrote an article about our blessed 100th Anniversary weekend, and it was just posted to Antiochian Archdiocese website along with photos from the weekend’s events. Thank you, Helen!
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A Successful, Enjoyable 100th Anniversary Weekend

After a wonderful weekend of celebrating our deep roots and our 100 years of rich history, everyone was invited to join us for a delicious luncheon and another afternoon of fellowship. Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate. We look forward to our  next 100 years at St. George!
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Father Meletios elevated to Archpriest

During our 100th anniversary weekend celebration we were blessed to have Bishop Thomas and Bishop John serve a Hierarchical Liturgy, along with clergy who had previously served at our church or had grown up in our parish. Following Liturgy, there was a brief ceremony which elevated our Father Meletios to the rank of Archpriest.   Axios!  He is Worthy!
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A Packed House at Oakmont Country Club for our 100th Anniversary Banquet

Our 100th Anniversary Banquet surpassed all our expectations with over 270 people coming from all over the country to celebrate with us at Oakmont Country Club.  The evening began with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as we overlooked the beautiful golf course.  We were then served a delicious dinner while we enjoyed entertaining and inspiring remarks from our parish council president, […]
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Our New Subdeacon

Continuing our 100th anniversary weekend, we celebrated Vespers with visiting clergy and friends.  During this service, our beloved choir director, Brian Cavalier, was ordained as a subdeacon.
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Church School Students Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Our church school students were excited to greet Bishop Thomas and Bishop John in celebration of our church’s 100th anniversary.  They welcomed the bishops by singing “Ispola eti Dhespota”– Many Years Worthy Master.  Then the younger children did a terrific job acting out “The Good Samaritan” with props that they created themselves.   While we all enjoyed a delicious lunch, the bishops […]
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100th Anniversary Celebration Kicks Off!

Our 100th Anniversary weekend celebration kicked off with a wonderful Parish Council dinner with Bishop Thomas and Bishop John.  We were delighted to also have Father Gregory join us. Khouria Rima (“Big Sittoo’s Middle Eastern Food”) catered a delicious buffet dinner, as we enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate our church’s rich history and deep roots. Happy 100th Anniversary St. George! […]
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See you at the St. George 100th Anniversary!

The St. George 100th Anniversary celebrations are only one week away!  You can see the schedule of events here.  We hope to see you next weekend, and to share this blessed event!
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St. George 100th Anniversary Schedule

St. Geoge Orthodox Church of New Kensington is Celebrating their 100th Anniversary in 2012. The Banquet and Hafli registration form is now available to download and print. Events currently scheduled are: 5/20/12 St George Day Brunch 7/21/12 – Golf Outing Summer of 2012 – Developing a Church Pictorial and Telephone Directory 9/16/12 – Liturgy and Family Picnic at Northmoreland Park 11/3/12 […]
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