Saint George Orthodox Christian Church
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
1505 Avenue G Kearney, Nebraska
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Welcome to the website of St. George Orthodox Church! We also want to extend a warm invitation to visit us and join us in worship. We are happy to give church tours and look forward to meeting you in person!




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About the Orthodox Church...

The Orthodox Church originated as the community of faith founded by Jesus Christ and the Apostles in the Holy Land and the Middle East. It is the second largest Christian confession in the world today, made up of a family of churches including "Greek Orthodox,” “Russian Orthodox,” “Antiochian Orthodox,” and many others. Orthodoxy is the other half of Christianity, until recent centuries found primarily in the East, and shares a different history and theology than that which gave rise to the Roman Catholic-Protestant tradition in the West. The Orthodox Church is...

ONE - United in faith and practice throughout the world today and throughout 2,000 years of history.

HOLY - Sanctified by her head, Jesus Christ, calling all to share in His transformative grace and healing faith.

CATHOLIC - The fullness of the faith "which was once for all delivered to the saints." 

and APOSTOLIC - In direct and unique continuity with the early Church, possessing apostolic succession and having preserved the apostolic faith unchanged.




JOIN US...

Saturdays–Vespers at 5:00 pm.

Sundays–Orthros at 8:45 am / Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am.

Please see the Monthly Calendar on our Service Schedule page for weekday service times and a description of our different worship services.




The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America
Response to Racist Violence in Charlottesville, VA

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America stands with all people of good will in condemning the hateful violence and lamenting the loss of life that resulted from the shameful efforts to promote racial bigotry and white supremacist ideology in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Orthodox Church emphatically declares that it does not promote, protect or sanction participation in such reprehensible acts of hatred, racism, and discrimination, and proclaims that such beliefs and behaviors have no place in any community based in respect for the law and faith in a loving God.

The essence of the Christian Gospel and the spirit of the Orthodox Tradition are entirely and self-evidently incompatible with ideologies that declare the superiority of any race over another. Our God shows no partiality or favoritism (Deuteronomy 10:17, Romans 2:11). Our Lord Jesus Christ broke down the dividing wall of hostility that had separated God from humans and humans from each other (Ephesians 2:14). In Christ Jesus, the Church proclaims, there can be neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male or female, but all are one (Galatians 3:28). Furthermore, we call on one another to have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather to expose them (Ephesians 5:11). And what is darkness if not hatred? The one who hates his brother is in the darkness and walks in the darkness (1 John 2:11)!

Furthermore, in 1872, Hierarchs from around the world assembled in Constantinople and denounced all forms of xenophobia and chauvinism (phyletism). They agreed that the promotion of racial or national supremacy and ethnic bias or dissension in the Church of Christ is to be censured as contrary to the sacred teachings of the Christian Gospel and the holy canons of the Church. It is formally condemned as heresy, the strongest category of false teaching.

Finally, such actions as we have witnessed in recent days, by self-proclaimed white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and various racists and fascists, betray the core human values of love and solidarity. In this, we pray wholeheartedly for the families of those who lost their lives or suffered in these tragic events. In like manner, we cannot condone any form of revenge or retaliation by any group or individual. Therefore, we fervently appeal to every person of good will, and especially the leaders of our great nation, to consider and adopt ways of reconciling differences in order to rise above any and all discrimination in our history, our present, and our future.

 

This statement was first posted here on the website for the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops.



What's New...

"Ascetics All! Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving." Click here to listen to our Lenten retreat led by Hieromonk Alexii of Holy Archangel Michael Skete.





An update on Syria from the Church of Antioch.





Watch NTV's "Made in Nebraska" segment about our recent iconography installation. Also, check out our Iconography Project page to see recently added photos and videos.




Receive email reminders!

Those interested in receiving email reminders about our Lebanese Breakfasts and Bake Sales may send their email contact information to stgeorgekearneyevents@yahoo.com. Your email address will be kept confidential and you will only be sent reminders about upcoming Breakfasts, Bake Sales, and special events at St. George.









"Fundamental Truths of Orthodox Worship" - Given by Fr. Josiah Trenham, this lecture covers 25 foundational principles of traditional Christian worship derived from Holy Scripture and the unbroken traditions of the Church. The lecture lasts about 1 hour 15 minutes, and is provided by Patristic Nectar Publications. It is fascinating and informative!