St. George Orthodox Church
Antiochian Archdiocese of North America
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Our Website Has a New Look!

If you have visited our site before and it looks different, that's because we changed the template. 

Different look, same content. We've also added some recent sermons to the Sunday Sermon section.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
Welcome to St. George!

St. George is a parish of the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. We welcome seekers, inquirers and visitors. You can find out the times of our worship services, see our monthly calendar, or find useful links about the Orthodox faith by navigating through this website.  

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by phone, fax or e-mail.



Hear the Sunday Sermons
Click on date to hear an audio file of the homily

January 29, 2016 (Trisagion for Tony Nassif, Jr.) - Eulogy by Fr. Constantine Nasr 

April 9, 2016 - Fourth Sunday of Lent (St. John Climacus)

May 28, 2017 - Sunday After Ascension (Holy Fathers of the First Council)

June 4, 2017 - Pentecost

June 11, 2017 - All Saints Sunday

June 18, 2017 - Second Sunday after Pentecost

June 25, 2017 - Third Sunday after Pentecost

July 2, 2017 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

July 30, 2017 - Eight Sunday after Pentecost

August 20, 2017 - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

 August 27, 2017 - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

September 3, 2017 - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 10, 2017 - Sunday before the Elevation of the Cross

September 17, 2017 - Sunday after the Elevation of the Cross - Fr. Constantine Nasr

September 24, 2017 - First Sunday of Luke

October 8, 2017 - Third Sunday of Luke

October 15, 2017 - Fourth Sunday of Luke

October 22, 2017 - Sixth Sunday of Luke

October 29, 2017 - Seventh Sunday of Luke

November 12, 2017 - Eighth Sunday of Luke

November 19, 2017 - Ninth Sunday of Luke

November 26, 2017 - Thirteenth Sunday of Luke

December 10, 2017 - Tenth Sunday of Luke

December 24, 2017 - Sunday Before Nativity of Christ

January 14, 2018 - Sunday after Theophany

January 21, 2018 - Fifteenth Sunday of Luke

January 28, 2018 - Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican

February 11, 2018 - Sunday of the Last Judgement (Meat Fare Sunday)

February 25, 2018 - Sunday of Orthodoxy

March 11, 2018 - Third Sunday of Lent (Veneration of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross)

March 25, 2018 - The Annunciation to the Most-Holy Theotokos (His Grace, Bishop ANTHONY)

April 1, 2018 - Palm Sunday

To hear an older sermon, click here to access the archives.

Stuffed Grape Leaves
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Meat Pies (fatayar)
Meat Pies (fatayar)
Meat Pies (fatayar)
Favorites from St. George Bake Sales

Do you love getting food from our Bake Sales? Would you like to learn how to make some of your favorites, such as hummus or tabbouli? Click here for a few recipes.

Some Liturgical Resources
Listen to audio files of Byzantine Chant

To hear Fr. Elias Bitar chanting "O Lord, I Have Cried" (from Vepsers) in each of the eight Byzantine tones, click on the links below:

Tone 1                                                                       Tone 5

Tone 2                                                                       Tone 6

Tone 3                                                                       Tone 7

Tone 4                                                                       Tone 8


Religious Items Available at St. Isaac of Syria Skete
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Visit the St. Isaac of Syria Skete website by following the link at the top of this page  - or click here - and begin shopping!