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

Click here to watch the Divine Liturgy Live Stream every Sunday morning at 10a via Facebook.

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

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


FILM AFTER AKATHIST SERVICE

Friday, March 22 after Akathist Service (6:30p). Please join us for Lenten refreshments and 30-minute film “The Purpose of Life: The Forgotten Ancient Christian Understanding, As Preserved Throughout the Ages in Orthodox Christianity”.


LENTEN DONATION DRIVE FOR REFUGEE FAMILIES

St. Nicholas Men’s Society & St. George are holding a donation drive for refugees resettled in the Houston area. The following items are needed: clothing; kitchenware, plates, pots and pans, silverware; housewares such as working appliances, blankets, sheets, pillows, lamps, school supplies. Monetary contributions payable to Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston are also appreciated. Drop-offs: anytime during Church hours in the Hall (on the Stage) the week of April 1st (April 1-7).


NO BIBLE STUDY THIS TUESDAY (3/19)

Bible Study will resume at 10a Tuesday, March 26.


LENTEN POTLUCKS

Every Wednesday following 6:30p Presanctified Liturgy. All parishioners are encouraged to bring a Lenten dish.


JOY CLUB AKATHIST SERVICE & MOVIE NIGHT

6:30p March 22. Following Akathist there will be a movie night and dinner for the kids. Please RSVP with Chris Al-Dehneh so food can be planned accordingly.


TEEN SOYO MONASTERY TRIP

Saturday, March 23. We will meet at Saint George at 8:30a. Please make sure to dress appropriately; sleeves and pants for guys, sleeves/long skirt/head cover for the ladies. Concludes with Vespers back at Saint George.


ST. JOSEPH LENTEN RETREAT

10a-4p Saturday, March 23. “Go Into Your Closet and Pray”, a quiet day at St. Joseph. No screens, no phones, no gadgets. $20/person ($25 after March 15). Adults only; no childcare provided. For more information or to register please visit www.saintjosephorthodox.org/.


YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY

7:30p in the upstairs conference room on Monday, March 25. We are continuing our study of Ephesians. 


OCF LUNCHES

12p March 26 at Rice, 12:30p March 28 at St.Thomas.


STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN

During Great Lent we are asked to strengthen our relationship to Our Lord’s commandments through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Please consider renewing your commitment to take care of St George, our spiritual home. As successful as our pledge campaign has been so far, we are only a little more than halfway to our goal. Collectively, we can support our beloved Church as we share the light of Christ and witness to the Orthodox Christian Faith.


ALMS BOXES FOR FOOD FOR HUNGRY PEOPLE CAMPAIGN

Please pick up your alms box to use every day during this Lenten Season. You can also donate online via debit/credit/ACH on the St. George website or app by selecting the Food for Hungry People fund.


ST. NICHOLAS MEN’S SOCIETY DINNER

Thursday, April 4 at 6:30p at Fadis Restaurant (4738 Beechnut St). All men of St. George are welcome to join us for dinner and fellowship. No RSVP required.


TEEN SOYO CAMP AT HOME

Saturday, April 6 at Saint Anthony. Registration is $25 & deadline is March 29th.


BUS TRIP TO ST. PARASKEVI MONASTERY

Tuesday, April 9. Bus leaves at 9:30a. You may sign up today in the hall to include this activity in your Lenten journey.


CRAWFISH BOIL

1p Saturday, April 13. Come for the crawfish and beer but stay for the live music, yard games, and moonwalk. Tickets on sale today in the Hall after Liturgy; $20 for adults and $10 for children. Hosted by the Young Adults Ministry. Donations and sponsorships are welcome. Please contact Rana Deeba (281-221-5046).


LAZARUS SATURDAY

Saturday, April 20. Day begins with 10a Divine Liturgy and is followed by brunch, egg hunt, crafts, petting zoo, games and pony rides.


PALM SUNDAY FISH FRY

Sunday, April 21 after Liturgy. Plates are $15 each.


MOCK BIBLE BOWL

Sunday, May 5 after church, there will be a Bible Bowl competition for all church organizations.  A team consists of three members. Start studying Saint Paul's Letters now.  Please see Chris for any questions or to register your team.


TEEN SOYO BOOK DRIVE

SOYO is collecting for the Houston Public Library. We’ll be accepting all books in good condition, vinyls/CDs, DVDs, & any tech/video games. Service hours available for donations.


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

9:30a-12:30p June 10-14 at Annunciation Cathedral. $35/child.


CAMP ST. RAPHAEL REGISTRATION OPEN

Visit www.campstraphael.org to register. There will be groups going from Houston all three sessions, St. George will officially be attending 2nd Session (July 7-13).


SPACE NEEDED FOR ICONOGRAPHER

Local iconographer Nick Papas is looking for a new studio space (approximately 10-15’ height x 20-50’ wide with natural light, running water and AC). Please contact Nick directly (724-396-4675).


THE WORD MAGAZINE

The Antiochian Archdiocese of North America issues a monthly magazine called The Word.  To receive this magazine in the mail, you must be current in your membership at St. George.  The Word Magazine is also available online at http://ww1.antiochian.org/theword. 

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.

 

 


MINISTRY TEAM SIGNUP

We have 30 Ministry Teams/Organizations at St George.  Each of them would welcome your commitment of Time and Talent. For more information or to sign up for one or more of these ministries, please visit the table Sunday after Liturgy, fill out the form online, or call the Church Office. 

To see the list of St. George ministries, please click here.

To sign up for one or more of these ministries, please click here.

 


MARRIAGE CROWNS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE BOOKSTORE

Marriage is one of the 7 Holy Sacraments of the Church, and the Wedding Crowns, or Crowns of Martyrdom, signify a Groom and Bride being crowned as the king and queen of a new family in faith with Christ.  The bookstore is pleased to announce that we now carry Wedding Crowns.

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