St. George Greek Orthodox Church

10830 Downey Avenue, Downey, CA 90241-3720

St. George Greek Orthodox Church - 10830 Downey Avenue, Downey, CA 90241-3720

Downey Sets New Standard in FDF 2014

The 38th Annual Metropolis of San Francisco Folk Dance Festival is now history and the Dance Groups from St George, Downey is parVeryina FDF2014-1t of that history!

The entire community congratulates Sophia Gatsios who was a recipient of one of the five scholarships awarded by the FDF.

Our I Parea group under the direction of Tony Petroulias placed 4th of the 10 groups in the Advanced Junior Category. I Parea won the Costume Awards for their same category.I Parea FDF2014

Our Veryina group also won the costume award for the Senior category. Our Veryina group is directed by Georgia Davilas Garefis, Nick Kapetanios with the assistance of Nikos Zourniatzidis.

Anticipation rose as the announcements were made on the winners of the Senior Category and Veryina was neither in fourth, third, second nor first place. The group was so spectacular—– Could the unthinkable happen?
For the first time in 15 years, our Senior group Veryina outperformed the other 9 Senior Groups the 8 Advanced Senior Groups and were awarded the Division I Sweepstakes Trophy!

The entire community of Saint George congratulates all of our dancers, directors, parents, grandparents, and countless individuals for their talent and support in making this a vital Youth Ministry of our Parish.

Please join us in Church on Sunday, February 23 as we honor all our Dance Groups.

Coffee Hour Hosts Needed

Do you enjoy sipping a nice, hot cup of coffee? Do you love socializing with friends and indulging in sweet things? If so, then please consider hosting a coffee hour. This is a great way to participate with the community and be a part of an important ministry.

Additional information as to what this entails can be obtained by contacting our parishioner services chairperson Sasha Vithoulkas.