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.

2018 Pledge Payments Due

Please fulfill your 2018 stewardship pledge obligation by Sunday, December 30. 

Thank You.

Online Payments can be made by Clicking Here    

2019 Stewardship Drive

All Church members are asked to prayerfully complete their 2019 pledge as soon as possible so that we may accurately budget for next year. Please consider raising your pledge/stewardship so that we can continue to grow our ministries. NOTE: Pledges from 2018 will not automatically roll over. Kindly return your pledge by: mailing, handing it to the church office, placing in collection tray or put in the Pledge Box. The 2019 Pledge Form is also available on mySTGEORGE. Help us operate and build our Church Ministries and Programs. "Freely you have received, freely give." Matthew 10:8

 

To read a letter mailed out to the St. George parish on November 1, please click here.

 

To learn more about Stewardship, please click here.

 

To complete your 2019 Pledge commitment online Click Here

Calendar

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


NATIVITY FAST

This Fast is divided into two periods: The first is November 15th through December 19th when the traditional fasting discipline (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish, wine, and olive oil) is observed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with katalysis for wine and olive oil (some also permit fish) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and for fish, wine, and olive oil on Saturdays and Sundays. The second is the period of the Forefeast, December 20th through 24th, when the traditional fasting discipline is observed Monday through Friday, with katalysis for wine and olive oil on Saturday and Sunday.


TEEN SOYO CHRISTMAS PARTY

6:30p Friday (12/14).  Hosted by Nisreen Moussa (2606 Parkbriar Ln).  Each teen must bring gift for white elephant gift exchange, spend more than $20 on gift.


ANNUAL CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS) CHRISTMAS PARTY

12p-4p Saturday (12/15).  If you are interested in helping, please contact Georgina Baba at (713-628-3227) or go to mySTGEORGE and add your name to the CPS Party group.


CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

Sunday (12/16) after Liturgy in the Sanctuary. 


JOY CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY

Sunday (12/16) after Christmas Program in the conference room. Children must bring gift for white elephant gift exchange, spend no more than $15 on gift.


CCSE (FORMERLY DADS) CHRISTMAS LUNCH

Please volunteer for our 15th Annual CCSE Christmas Banquet for 500 mentally and physically challenged guests from area adult daycare facilities.  50 volunteers needed from 8:45a-2:30p on Wednesday, December 19.  Please contact Al Nahas at anahas@comcast.net or 281-565-6474 to volunteer.


NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION

7:30p-2am Monday, December 31.  Adult Tickets are $75, children ages 12 and under are $40.  Children ages 3 and under are $20.  Babysitting available.  Please contact Giselle Farhood (713-771-0517) to reserve your spot.  Night of the year with the one and only Ayman Al-Khatib.


FAMILY NIGHTS CONCLUDE

This Wednesday (12/12) after Nativity Paraklesis.


CATECHISM CLASSES

7:15p every Wednesday at St. George.  If you or someone you know desires to be a member of the Church, or if you are already a member of the Church wishing to know more about the Faith, please join this group.


CHURCH SCHOOL FOR COLLEGE

Every Sunday after Communion in the Teen Room.  We’d love for you to join us!


ST. EMMELIA SOUTH HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE:

January 11-13, 2019 at The Saint Constantine School.  Keynote speaker will be Fr. John Whiteford, pastor of St. Jonah Church in Spring, TX, and the theme will be “Charting & Staying the Course”.  Registration is now open.  www.saintemmeliaconferences.com. 


THE SAINT CONSTANTINE SCHOOL GALA WITH BISHOP THOMAS

Saturday (1/26).  Join us for an elegant evening at St. George to support the school’s mission to provide a K-16 classical Orthodox education without turning away any student for inability to pay.  More information to come.


OCF (COLLEGE) & YAM (YOUNG ADULTS) PROJECT MEXICO

We have begun fundraising for the mission trip next summer and we will be accepting any & all donations to help send our St. George team. Please see Chris for more details.

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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