Everyone is welcome to become a member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, whether you are an Orthodox Christian or not. To do so has only 3 steps: E3!


  1. Educate: Find a class that’s right for you and simply show up!
  2. Enrich: Join us for Worship!
  3. Empower: Give back through tithing and ministries!
If you are not an Orthodox Christian, but would like to become one, here are the steps:

  1. Embrace the power of E3.
  2. Attend Orthodoxy 101 & 102.
  3. Read the recommended texts from list below.
  4. Contact the office to schedule an appointment with someone in the pastoral staff.
  5. Review the Baptism and Chrismation requirements below.
Recommended Reading

  • Scripture
  • Hopko, Thomas. The Orthodox Faith. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary, 2016. 4 volumes.
  • Schmemann, Alexander. For the Life of the World: Sacraments and Orthodoxy. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary, 1973.
  • Schmemann, Alexander. Great Lent. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary, 1974.
  • Tarazi, Paul N. The Chrysostom Bible. Genesis: A Commentary. Minneapolis, MN: OCABS Press, 2009.
  • Ware, Kallistos. The Orthodox Way. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary, 1995.
  • Ware, Timothy. The Orthodox Church. London, England: Penguin, 1993.
Baptism and Chrismation Requirements