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Welcome to the web site of St. George Orthodox Church in Trumbull, Connecticut!  We are a parish of the Albanian Archdiocese of the Orthodox Church in America.  We invite you to explore our web site  to learn more about us and about Orthodox Christianity.

Located just north of the Merritt Parkway in Trumbull, we are easily accessible from both Fairfield and New Haven Counties.

We welcome all visitors for worship and fellowship!



News Updates
Welcome Fr. John Jillions and the Holy Ghost parish - 05/19/19

The parish of St. George extends a welcome to Fr John Jillions and the parishioners of Holy Ghost Church.  Fr. Jillions celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. George for both parishes on Sunday, May 19th.  On Sunday, May 26th, the St George parish will join the Holy Ghost Church parish for Divine Liturgy in Bridgeport.

Thank you! - 05/12/19

The St. George parish wishes to thank Fr. John Mikitish who served Divine Liturgy the past two weeks.  

Mother's Day - 2019 - 05/12/19

On Sunday during Divine Liturgy, St. George remembered all of the living and departed mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, and all the special women in over lives, in prayer.  Additionally, our thanks go out to Ron Dougiello of Commerce Hill Funeral Home, who donated long-stemmed roses which were given out as a gift to all mothers in attendance.

Thank you! - 05/10/19

We extend our thanks to the many people who helped to make Lent, Holy Week and Pascha beautiful and meaningful celebrations:

Thank you for the following donations to the Petafi:   Alice Vasil in memory of her husband William and Karen Masek in memory of the Michael Family. 

Donation for the flowers for the Cross on the Petafi in memory of Pandora Dionis, who decorated the Cross for many years: Sandy and Mike Long, Andrea Snedegar and Drew Schoenfeld, Laura and Dave Denisevich, Ted and Janet Dionis and Pauline Dionis.

Thank you to the ‘Myrrh-bearing Women” who decorated the Petafi: Jean Brideau, Mary DiIulio, Louise Karoli Gallagher, Cathy Hotova, Dolores Nauchy, Jeanette Nichio, JoAnn Soter and Pauline Dionis.

A special thanks to Louise Karoli Gallagher for the beautifully dyed and wrapped Pascha Eggs.

Thank you to Ron Dougiello of Commerce Hill Funeral Home in Bridgeport for the lillies to beautify the inside of the church.

Jennifer Goetz for decorating the Church for Holy Pascha.

Fr Sergei Bouteneff who served all the Lenten, Holy Week and Paschal services for us.

The Choir and its Directors, Laura Chadwick and Karen Masek, for their preparation and singing throughout Holy Week and Pascha. 

Cantors Charles Soter and Peter Dacey for their dedication and singing at all the services.

Our volunteer readers

Bob Lazar for his assistance in the sanctuary. 

The Altar Servers for their time and assistance. 

Sue Galich and her helpers for organizing the Children’s Egg Hunt and Coffee Hour.

Those who simply came to pray and celebrate the services.

Pascha - 2019 - 04/27/19

The St. George community recently completed the service cycle of Great Lent and Holy Week to Holy Pascha, with the celebration of the Midnight Paschal Liturgy on April 16th.  Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!  Krishti U-Ngjall! Vërtet U-Ngjall! are the traditional Orthodox Christian Paschal greetings in both English and Albanian.  Click Here to view the Paschal greeting in numerous languages.

Thank you! - 04/20/19

Many thanks go out to all that donated items for the Easter baskets for the residents of the Homes of the Brave.  A special meal is being prepared for them on Easter Sunday by Trumbull Helps who will also distribute the baskets. Thank you for making their holiday extra special!

Thank you for your support! - 04/12/19

Many thanks for supporting the “Pajama Collection for Children in Poverty.”  The program has been very important to the Orthodox Women's Council.  Thank you for helping make it a success!

Stewardship thank-yous! - 03/28/19

Many thanks to Laura Chadwick who published the Weekly Bulletin the past 7 months.  Additionally, we wish to thank Kim O’Brien who has volunteered to take over the preparation of the weekly bulletin going forward - we appreciate her stewardship in taking on this role. 

2019 Parish Council - 03/15/19

Our sincere thanks go to Laura Chadwick who has left the Parish Council after serving her term. At the semi-annual Parish Meeting, which was held on February 10th, Laura Coughlin was elected to join the Council for a new 3-year term. Laura joins the current Council members Joe Chadwick, Luba Csernica, Peter Dacey, Joseph Galich, Louise Gallagher, Cathy Hotova, Bill Kovachi. and Bob LazarMany Years! Për Shumë Vjet!

Condolences - 01/27/19

We extend our sympathy to Elsie Gartsu and family on the loss of her sister, Paula Cane.  May Paula’s memory be eternal!

Upcoming Services & Events
Sunday, May 26th
9AM Divine Liturgy at Holy Ghost Church, Bridgeport
(St. George will join the Holy Ghost parish)
Sunday, June 2nd
ASCENSION OF THE LORD - (Transferred from Thurs, June 6th)
9:15AM General Confession
9:30AM Divine Liturgy
Thursday, June 6th
No Services - (Transferred to Sunday, June 2nd)
Sunday, June 9th
9:30AM Divine Liturgy



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