St. George Orthodox Christian Church
5311 Mercer Street | Houston, Texas 77005 | (713) 665-5252
Welcome

St. George Orthodox Christian Church is a community where the Holy Trinity - the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit - are worshiped and preached. We are the continuation of the Church founded by Jesus Christ.  We maintain the True Faith and Holy Tradition handed down from generation to generation from the time of the Apostles.

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Sunday Divine Liturgy Streamed Live

Sunday Divine Liturgy is now being Streamed at 10am on our Web Site via the "live Stream" button on the top menu 

Previous Live Stream Services are saved on the St. George Houston Facebook page under the "Video" section. Click Here

Previous Gospel Readings & Sermons are saved on the St. George website here.

St. George Smartphone App

Download our "My Church by echurch" app from the app store (St. George keyword is “SGOCC APP”) or text “SGOCC APP” to 77977.  If you need sign up assistance, see Eddy in the Hall after Liturgy.

Click here to create your login to mySTGEORGE.

Click here for instructions.

Upcoming Events


OCTOBER IS YOUTH MONTH

Any SOYO or college kids interested in reading the epistle, being a greeter or money collector, and helping during communion please sign up with Chris Al-Dehneh. All are encouraged to participate!


SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR SEMINARIANS THIS SUNDAY (10/13)

Please make checks payable to St. George with “Seminarians” noted on memo or cash envelopes.  You may also pay online by CLICKING HERE and selecting this fund until Saturday, October 19. 


YAM MEETING

12:15p Sunday, October 13 in Conference Room. All Young Adults between ages 21-40 are welcome to join.  Please contact Joshua Namee for more information.


2028 MASTER PLAN SURVEY

In an effort to capture your vision for the new Fellowship Activities Center -FAC- (current Church Hall), a 2028 Master Plan survey has been created. Every parishioner is invited to think outside-the-box for both “must have” and nice to have requirements. At this point, do not let cost or space constrain your thinking. Survey is available HERE and on the Church app.  

Next Sunday, October 20 there will be a presentation after Liturgy.


BIBLE STUDY

10a every Tuesday on St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans.


SENIOR BINGO

11a Tuesday, October 15.


PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

7p Tuesday, October 15.


FAMILY NIGHTS

Every Wednesday beginning with 6:30p Vespers. Programs and dinner to follow.


CATECHISM CLASSES EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 7:15P

HOUSTON YES TRIP REGISTRATION OPEN

5p Friday, October 25 until after Liturgy Sunday, October 27. Hosted at Saint George. Open to children 13 years old - college students. Register now at yesnorthamerica.org, spots fill up fast! See Chris Al-Dehneh for more information.


IOCC THANK YOU LUNCH

Sunday, October 27 in the Hall immediately after Liturgy.  This is a non-ticketed lunch that IOCC is sponsoring to thank St. George for the hospitality as they provided relief for Hurricane Harvey victims over the last 2 years.


ALL SAINTS PARTY

7p Thursday, October 31. Mark your calendars for the annual All Saints Party at Saint George.   There will be carnival games, costume contests, food, and more! All ages are welcome and help is needed. Please contact Chris Al-Dehneh if you are interested in helping.


OCCUPATION DATABASE

Now that a satisfactory database has been established, a “Looking for Services” form is available to pair Parishioners that are looking for specific service or talent with parishioners offering those services; to request service, please CLICK HERE to fill out the form.

If you would like to advertise your skills or services to other St. George parishioners and be part of our “Occupation Database” please CLICK HERE to fill out the “Offer Services” form. 


THE ORDER OF ST. IGNATIUS

The Order of St. Ignatius is looking for new members to help support the charitable projects of the Archdiocese. The Order supports many charitable projects including, youth ministries, clergy retirement, summer camps, Syrian refugees, internet ministries, evangelism, Teen SOYO programs and many more.  We spend over 94% of what we collect on charity.  Please consider joining the order, for as little as $41.66 / a month on your credit card, that can make a world of difference. it is a life-long commitment.  Please contact George Zaibaq at drzaibaq@swbell.net if you would like to become a Knight or a Dame of the Order.


ST. GEORGE YOUTH CHOIR COMING SOON

If your child loves to sing and wants to learn the hymns of the Church, sign up today! There will be 2 groups: 3rd-6th grades, 7th-12th grades.   Rehearsals will be Sundays from 12:15p-12:50p. To sign up or for more info, contact Heidi Kaim at heidikaim@gmail.com.


ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN LAITY (OCL) FORUM ON PAN-ORTHODOX UNITY

9a-12:45p Saturday, November 2 at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral (3511 Yoakum Blvd, Houston, TX 77006). Please join an open forum featuring His Eminence Metropolitan ISAIAH speaking about “Pan Orthodoxy”, among other speakers. For more information, CLICK HERE or contact Argo Georgandis (argog@swbell.net).


FRIENDSGIVING FEAST BY THE LADIES ALTAR SOCIETY

11:30a Thursday, November 7 in the Hall.  SOLD OUT.


BISHOP BASIL ANNUAL VISIT

Sunday, November 10 in the Hall.  SOLD OUT.


CHURCH SCHOOL FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS & YOUNG ADULTS

Sunday after Liturgy in the teen room behind the Church Hall stage, right after Communion. We’d love to see you there!


MINISTRY TEAM THANK YOU

As of Sunday, September 22, we had 184 signups.  Team leaders will contact you shortly to thank you for pledging your Time and Talent to this volunteer effort. If you missed signing up in the Hall and would like to sign up for one or more of our Ministry Teams, CLICK HERE, complete form on the mySTGEORGE app, call the Church Office, or contact your 2019 Ministry Council, Julia Mekdessi, Helen O’Conor, and Rosalie Abercia.

For more information about the St. George Parish Ministry Teams & Organizations, visit www.stgeorgehouston.com/ministries.


PARKING ASSISTANCE

There is now a drop-off for Parishioners needing assistance into the Sanctuary from 9:30a-10:30a every Sunday morning. The first parking spot closest to the Church on Mercer will be reserved for drop-off during this time.


FREE MATH TUTORING

Every Sunday from 12p-1p in the Hall. Ilija Jegdic is offering free math tutoring for high school, undergraduate, or graduate students. To sign up, please contact him (i_jegdic@yahoo.com or 281-797-0182).

News


AXIOS! FR. GEORGE KATRIB

VIDEOS FEATURING AIDAN HART AND THE SANCTUARY MOSAIC ICONS

The St. George Communications Committee conducted (2) 5 minute interviews with world renowned Iconographer Aidan Hart, featuring and explaining the Crucifixion and Resurrection Mosaic Icons at St. George Orthodox Christian Church.

To listen to Aidan speak about the Crucifixion Mosaic Icon, please click here.

To listen to Aidan speak about the Resurrection Mosaic Icon, please click here.


ST. GEORGE IN THE NEWS

HOUSTON CHRONICLE

The St. George Mosaics and Artist Aidan Hart were recently featured in an article for the Houston Chronicle.  To read the article, click here.

FOX 26

The St. George Mosaics and Artist Aidan Hart were recently featured by Fox 26 Houston in a story about our Sanctuary Mosaics. To watch the video, click here.


NEW MOSAICS INSTALLED

Artist Aidan Hart has recently installed two new mosaics.

 

 

 

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