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 to learn more information or contact our church office at 724/335-9988.

Click here to download the brochure

 

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This Saturday — Lamb Shish Kabob Dinner

Join us this Saturday, October 14th from 12 pm to 5 pm for our delicious Lamb Shish Kabob dinner:

$17 Lamb Shish Kabob Dinner includes:

  • 1 skewer of lamb
  •  rice and green beans
  •  salad
  •  pita bread
  •  dessert
  •  beverage

Add an additional lamb skewer to your dinner for $8

Hope to see you on Saturday!

 

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Fresh Express Food Distribution

We appreciate the great support of help we received distributing fresh food to our neighbors in New Kensington via Westmoreland County Food Bank’s Operation Fresh Express.  Thank you to the United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington parishioners for their assistance with the distribution.

 

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“Journey Toward the Kingdom” Church School Retreat

Join us at our first

 “JOURNEY TOWARD THE KINGDOM”

St. George Church School Retreat

Saturday, October 7th

from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

in the church hall (dinner included),

followed by Vespers at 6:00 pm

Bring your favorite icon

Our clergy and readers will guide us on a tour of the iconography in our church and help us understand their role in our “Journey Toward the Kingdom.”

Then you have a chance to ask any questions about your faith.

We also look forward to the joy of fellowship.

All church school families and parishioners are welcome. Bring your friends.

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First Day of Church School

We kicked off another church school year with Matins and a church school blessing.

After Liturgy we handed out Creative Arts awards and each sixth grader was gifted a bible.  Thanks to the St. George bookstore, and those who support the bookstore, for donating the bibles to our sixth graders.

We look forward to another fruitful church school year!

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2017 Creative Arts Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Creative Arts Winners.

  • Art Awards
    • Marina Zafaran – 1st Place 5th Grade
    • Maria Zafaran – 2nd place High School
  • Photography Awards
    • Maria Zafaran – 2nd Place 10th Grade
  • Media Award
    • Maria Zafaran – 2nd Place High School

All children who submitted creative projects will be recognized this Sunday after Liturgy:

 

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Food Festival: Join us on August 19th!

Come and join us for fellowship and Middle Eastern food on Saturday, Calvin Klein Bragas August 19th, Comprar Boxer Calvin Klein 2017 from 11:00am to 6:00pm. Calvin Klein Underwear Baratos Click the flyer below for full detail.

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See you at the 2017 Food Festival!

Parsley is all chopped for the toubouleh!  Hummus and Bubba Ghanouj are all freshly made and packaged! Meat Pies, Kibbee and Spinach Pies are made and ready to pop in the oven!  Falafel and Kafta are waiting for your orders!  The stuffed grape leaves are always a favorite that sells out quickly!  And those beautfiul, scrumptious, homemade Syrian desserts are ready to melt in your mouth!  We hope to see you Saturday, 8/19th from 11 am to 6 pm!

 

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Transfiguration Monastery Retreat

We enjoyed a delightful retreat at Transfiguration Monastery in Ellwood City.

Our visit started and ended with prayer and in between we enjoyed tours of the monastery and chats with Mother Christophora, a picnic lunch, and a walk around the beautiful grounds.

We thank Mother Christophora and the other mothers and sisters for their wonderful hospitality. We look forward to making this a regular trip a couple times a year.

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Helping our Neighbors

On the first Friday of every month,we serve as a pantry for the Westmoreland County Food Bank.  The food bank truck arrives at 8 am and we unload all the food and prepare to distribute it to our qualified neighbors.

Thank you to all the volunteers from our community that help us with the Food Pantry each month and to  the volunteers from Allegheny Health Networks’ Citizens school of nursing that helped us in June.  We really appreciate the help!

Our teen SOYO also periodically prepares bagged lunches to take to FOCUS Pittsburgh for distribution to their neighbors in the Hill District.

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Food Festival: August 19th, 11am – 6pm

Come and join us for fellowship and Middle Eastern food on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 from 11:00am to 6:00pm.  Eat in or take out.  The menu will include:

  • Kibbee
  • Kafta on the grill
  • Meat pies
  • Spinach pies
  • Grape leaves
  • Falafel
  • Tabbouli
  • Hummus
  • Baba Ghanouj
  • Baklawa and other amazing desserts

Elevator access will be available.  Church tours will be available upon request.  More details to come as the date approaches.

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