“I am the Vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me, you can do nothing.” John 5:5
As Christ tells us in the Gospel of John, we grow in faith, being nourished in Holy Communion by Christ the Vine as his branches. We stay attached to Christ the Vine to bear fruit and then sprout forth as branches. What do we do as branches bearing fruit?
We spread Christ’s very Essence: Love, Christian Love, AGAPE
Our AGAPE Ministries do just that. AGAPE is LOVE in ACTION. We welcome newcomers into our St. George Community and we encourage each other through AGAPE and the blessings the Orthodox Church offers. Each group is very active in its own quiet way. Simple acts of kindness are the basis for all our deeds. You may see us assisting a 40 day blessing, a baptism or wedding, meeting new families, praying for others, comforting those who have lost loved ones.
For more information, please contact:
Vicki Kamaratos - moc.loa@17ailissav 732-539-6831
40 Day Blessing: Colleen Pardenek moc.loa@91peillak
Baptism: Vicki Kamaratos moc.la@17ailissav
Chrismation/AdultBaptism: Bob Dull moc.liamg@64lludr
Wedding: Tasi Pappaylion ten.nozirev@noilyapa
New Hope: Antonia Lyons moc.loa@618ainotna
Grief Support Group: Josephine Tsarnas moc.liamg@sanrastmj
Funeral Group: Sophia Anest ten.enilnotpo@yrrahaihpos
Josephine Tsarnas moc.liamg@sanrastmj
Prayer Group: George Moutis moc.jnics@situomg
Welcome: Andrea Hellinghausen moc.loa@novahaerdna
Angela Koumoutsos moc.loa@88eroif
St. George Guides: Arthur Pappaylion ten.nozirev@noilyapa
Spiritual Growth: Stella Fotopoulos email@example.com
Renee Panagos-DeFelice moc.liamg@tpsoganapeener
Circle of Faith** Barbara Terlecsky moc.loa@ykscelretb
**Our new internet ministry, sending you Daily Readings and Orthodox podcasts.
If you would like to join any of these groups, start another around something you love to do and would like to share with others, or just find out more, please contact any of us, anytime. Help whenever you can. There are no strict schedules. No dues, No mandatory anything.
Please see our featured groups every month in the BEACON to learn more.
We urgently need a group to encourage and assist our local College students to attend Church and give them a “Home away from Home”.
Please let us know if you can help.
All groups are always happy for volunteers. We welcome all.