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     Welcome to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church of Vicksburg, Mississippi

     We are the oldest Antiochian Orthodox Church in Mississippi, having been established in 1906.  Worldwide, the Orthodox Church is the second largest of all Christian denominations, with over 300 million followers.  Our faith can be traced back to its beginnings during the days of Christ, and has remained unchanged throughout history.  Our parish consists of various ethnic backgrounds and a considerable number of our members are converts to Orthodoxy.  We are a small, warm church community of dedicated Christians, made up of people who care for each other and enjoy working alongside each other on various activities throughout the year.

     We invite you to explore St. George through this web site and, more importantly, by actually visiting Divine Liturgy and other services to discover the Faith once delivered by Christ and His Apostles.  Come to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, where we will always welcome you.

Go here to read the history of our parish.

     Also, please click here to discover more about Orthodox Christianity.

Click here to learn about the Early Church Fathers,
their writings and their lives.
 

Service Schedule and Map
 

 
Our regular service schedule is as follows:
 
Sunday
09:30AM  Orthros
10:30AM  Divine Liturgy
 
Saturday
05:30PM  Great Vespers
 
The Sacrament of Confession is available before and after each service as well as by appointment.  Please contact Father John as necessary.
 
 
Other special services and events throughout the year are found on the calendar page.

 
 Click here for a map to St. George.
Then, use the "Get directions" button
to input your current address.

As a reminder, Father John is available all day, every day, at one of the phone numbers
found on the CONTACT US page of this web site.  Please contact him if you or your loved
ones need prayers, counseling, visitations, confessions, or for any other spiritual need.

For extensive information about the Antiochian Orthodox Church, click on
these links:  Our Archdiocese, Our Diocese.  Also, click here to read about
the life of St. George on the web site of the St. George Orthodox Church of
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
You may click on the pictures, below, of Metropolitan JOSEPH and Bishop ANTOUN to read about them.

Click the link for an excellent discussion of The Twelve Great Feasts of The Orthodox Church on the Antiochian web site.

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Bishop ANTOUN

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Click here to read an article on The Cross, written by our own Father Michael Baroudy of St. George, and here to read about The Ascension, written by another priest of St. George, Father Theodore Ziton.

See Parish Life Conference photos on the OUR YOUTH page, here.

Click here to read the Spring 2014 issue of DIAKONIA.

Access the St. George Orthodox Church Facebook page by clicking here.

Do you know about The Daily Readings Mobile App for your mobile device?  With it, you can find the Epistle and Gospel readings we hear in Church each Sunday, fasting information, lives of the saints, and much more.  It is available for many devices in free or pay versions.  Click on the link to find out which devices access it and how to get it.

 

 
Special Notes: 
 
October is Teen Month.  Teens have ushered, read the Epistle, and taken up collection.  Additionally, they took a special collection on October 19 for Special Olympics, which raised $200.00.  Then, on October 26, they sang Divine Liturgy and conducted the Teen Fall Fest.  Thank you, Teens, for all you do!
 
On Friday, October 31, the Evening Divine Liturgy for St. Raphael will be celebrated, beginning at 7:00PM.
 
Father John will attend the Pastoral Committee meeting on November 3 - 5, at Antiochian Village.
 
The next Bible Study will be on November 12nd, 7:00PM.
 
The Teens Kibbee Sale will be held on, Saturday, November 15.  Please volunteer to help on Friday and Saturday, the 14th and 15th, and buy plenty of kibbee!
 
Thanks to all who helped make Holy Bread on October 25.
 


 
 
 
 
Check the rough draft of the church directory, found in Baroudy Hall or in your email, and make necessary changes or write "ok" if all is correct.  Contact Mary Jo if you cannot locate a rough draft so we can be sure that you entry is as it should be.
 
The Eternal Memory sheets are in Baroudy Hall and refer to any deceased family member or friend who served in any war, whether or not they died in action.  A memorial service, followed by a Pot Luck meal, will be on November 9.
 
Thanks to all who helped with Meals on Wheels in the past!  We always need volunteers to help the needy families in our community through this program.  There is a lot to do; shopping, putting meals together, delivering meals.  If you can help, please call Sue Thomas.
 
Check with Father John for home and business blessings.
 
Continue to pray for Fr. John's and Kh. Cheryl's full recovery.  If you can help them in any way, please contact them at their home.  Many thanks to all who have helped!
 
 
 
 

 
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