Several fellowship and service organizations exist within our community, providing members with additional opportunities to give of their time and talents in furthering the work of God's Church.
Our parish council consists of fourteen members who are elected by the parish body and meet monthly with the guidance of the priest to conduct the business of the parish. Meetings are held regularly every second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM in the church hall. Contact: Andrew Evans (480-948-7929)
Our choir sings regularly at all liturgical services and is always ready to accept new members who can add to the beauty of our praying and singing together. Proficiency exists in being able to sing (or learn) in English and / or Slavonic (Russian) as the circumstances warrant.
Our Altar Servers assist the Bishop/priest at the liturgical services.
Myrrh Bearers Altar Society
This organization of women of the Church was formed on February 12, 1961. It has historically provided an active channel through which women of all ages meet regularly and share ideas and efforts in service to and beautification of the Church. They have been responsible for purchasing and also sewing some of the following articles: vestments, linens for the Altar, curtains for the Royal Doors, Altar Server’s robes, etc. Great support is lent in fund raising projects and other activities within the Church. Contact: Barbara Peterson (602-278-1994)
The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America (FOCA), (Phoenician "O" Club) provides the foundation for the youth activities in our Church. Sunday School is sponsored and supported with teachers from the organization. Youth Group meetings and social activities are supervised by volunteer adult advisors. Involving the youth in Church and social activities is critical to making them feel useful and wanted. Contact: Stephanie Homyak, FOCA (623-869-0470)
Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America, An official organization of the Orthodox Church in America, and whose mission is to proclaim, share and reveal the Orthodox Christian Faith through service, fellowship and example. Contact: Pat Starkey, FOCA (623-512-2021)
Teen and Young Adult League (TYAL)
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Saturday, March 14, 2020; 10am —3pm
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Phoenix
This year we have the blessing of beginning Great Lent with a special retreat day on the first Saturday of Great Lent, March 7. Our guest speaker will be Father Seraphim (Aldea), the founder of the Monastery of All Celtic Saints on the Isle of Mull, Scotland. The day will begin with coffee and fellowship at 9:00 a.m. Father Seraphim's first talk will begin at 10:00 a.m. The day will end at about 3:00 p.m. Father Seraphim will also be the featured preacher at the Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers to be hosted in our church the following day at 6:00 p.m. His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin will preside at both the Divine Liturgy and Vespers on the Sunday of Orthodoxy.