St. George Orthodox Church
Albanian Archdiocese of the OCA
Trumbull, Connecticut
Welcome to Our Parish!

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
Memory Eternal - 01/20/20

We were saddened to learn that Christian Tallcouch passed away today, Monday, January 20th.  The viewing will be held on Sunday, January 26th at Lesko-Polke Funeral Home in Fairfield from 2-6PM, with a Memorial Service at 5PM.  The Funeral service will be held at St. George on Monday, January 27th at 10:30AM.   The St. George parish extends its condolences to the Tallcouch family.  Memory Eternal! 


Thank you! - 01/17/20

Many thanks to the parishioners of St. George collected and sent $800 to Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) for the Albanian Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund.  To learn more of the OCMC relief efforts, click onto the following link:  https://www.ocmc.org/resources/view_article.aspx?ArticleId=2475


Celebrating the Feast of Theophany - 2020 - 01/11/20

On Sunday, January 12th, the first Sunday after Theophany, the St. George parish conducted the Great Blessing of Water.
In recognition of this significant event, the children marched in the procession around the church following an Icon of the Theophany with candles and containers of water to be blessed.
Adding to the joyous event was the pouring of water that came from the River Jordan that Fr. Sergei brought back from his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Click onto the more information link below to view photos of the procession, the blessing of water, and the blessing of the church.


2020: A New Year, A New Decade, Our 95th Anniversary - 12/29/19

At the first Liturgy of the new year, the Saint George parish will offer special intercessory prayers as we inaugurated not only a New Year, but a new decade and the 95th anniversary of the founding of our church community.  To read a historical narrative of the St. George church’s founding, please click onto the following link:  https://www.stgeorgetrumbull.org/parish_history


Celebrating the Feast of the Nativity of Christ - Christmas Day 2019 - 12/25/19

Christ is born! Glorify Him!  Krishti U-Lind! Lavdërojeni! are the traditional Orthodox Christian Christmas greetings in both English and Albanian. After the Christmas Day Divine Liturgy, the parish community sang Christmas carols accompanied by the parish children reenactment of the Nativity story in a series of tableaux. Many thanks to Jennifer Goetz, Sue Galich, Anna Bouteneff, Melissa Galich, Erin Galich, and Jackie Goetz for all of the program coordination, James Goetz for narrating, the Choir for leading us with the singing of the carols. Finally, we thank the Parish children for their participation.  Click onto the more information link to view additional photos.


Welcome Christy Kobeli - 12/25/19

Many years to Christy Kobeli who joined our St. George parish on Christmas Day. 


Thank you! - 12/24/19

Thanks to Vi & Jim Bowe, Louise Gallager, Jennifer Goetz, and Bob Lazar for decorating the church for the Christmas season. 

We also wish to thank to our Choir, Choir Directors, and Chanters for their Stewardship of time and talents


Celebrating the Feast of the Nativity of Christ - Christmas Eve 2019 - 12/24/19

At the Christmas Eve services, following the Compline with the blessing of the bread, the parish community sang Christmas carols accompanied by the parish children reenactment of the Nativity story in a series of tableaux. Many thanks to Laura Coughlin, Jennifer Goetz, & Dani Masek for all of the program coordination, TJ Coughlin for narrating, the Choir for leading us with the singing of the carols, and finally we thank the Parish children for their participation.  Click onto the more information link to view additional photos.


Thank you to Commerce Park Funeral Home - 12/23/19

Many thanks to Ron Dougiello of the Commerce Hill Funeral Home for donating the beautiful poinsettias for Christmas.


Learning about the Icon of the Nativity of Christ - 12/22/19

At a joint Divine Liturgy at St. George with Holy Ghost Church, Fr. John Jillions discussed the Icon of the Feast of the Nativity of Christ with the children of both parishes.  Click onto the more information link below to view a few photos. 


St. Nicholas Party - Sun, Dec 2nd - 12/08/19

St. George held it's annual St. Nicholas party for the children of the parish on Sunday, December 8th after Divine Liturgy.  Click onto the more information link to view some photos.


Women's Council Fashion Show Thank You! - 11/25/19

Many thanks to everyone who attended the fashion show hosted by The Women’s Orthodox Council. A special thank you to our ‘models’ Sharon Buzi, Luba Csernica and Kim O’Brien.  You all made the event a huge success. Your donation supports many charities in our neighboring communities and they are grateful.


Congratulations & Many Years to Fr. Sergei - 11/25/19

The parish of St. George extends it's congratulations to Fr. Sergei Bouteneff on the occassion of this 42th Anniversary of his Priestly ordination.  God Grant You Many Years!


Entrance of the Virgin Mary into the Temple - 11/24/19

The children of St. George and Holy Ghost parishes participated in a joint procession and prayers after Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Entrance of the Virgin Mary into the Temple, which is commemorated on November 21st.  Parishioners of Holy Ghost Church joined the St. George Chuch parish in a joint Divine Liturgy with Fr. Sergei Bouteneff and Fr. John Jillions co-celebrating the Liturgy.  Click on the more information link below to view some photos.


Binky Patrol Blankets - 11/15/19

St George hosted a Binky Patrol evening on Friday, November 15th.  Binky Patrol is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to making blankets and giving them away to children ages 0-18 who are sick, traumatized, grieving or homeless. Over 70 people participated and 130 blankets/binkies were completed and donated. These blankets will be provided to Al’s Angels who will distribule them to children who are sick and experiencing a loss.  Click onto the following links to learn more about Binky Patrolhttps://binkypatrol.org/index.cfm and Al's Angels: https://www.alsangels.org/about . Many thanks to Sharon Buzi who organized and coordinated the event. To view photos of the event, click onto the more information link below. 


Condolences - 11/11/19

We were saddened to learn that Janet Caliendo passed away on Monday, November 11th.   The St. George parish extends it’s condolences to Phil, Hope, and Philip, James Glucksnis, and to Mary & John DiIulio, and Esther Darling.  Memory Eternal!


Upcoming Services & Events
Sunday, January 26th
9:30AM Church School prayers and talk w/ Fr. John
9:30AM Church School in Church Hall
10AM Divine Liturgy - Holy Ghost joining at St. George
Sunday, February 2nd
MEETING OF THE LORD IN THE TEMPLE ("Papandia")
9:30AM Church School talk w/ Fr. Sergei
9:45AM General Confession
10AM Litrugy followed by Children's Procession; 
Distribution of "Konizma" Icons 
Sunday, February 9th
SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & PHARISEE
9:30AM Church School prayers & talk w/ Fr. Sergei
9:45AM Church School
10AM Divine Liturgy
Annual Parish Meeting in Church Hall to follow
Saturday, February 15th
4PM Great Vespers @ Holy Ghost 
General Confession follows

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