Our History in Pictures
St. George Greek Orthodox Church was established in 1917. These photos represent a few moments in St. George's rich history.
Site of the Original Greek Orthodox Church (Pictured above), members purchased a building on the corner of Peabody and Hope Streets in 1924, which was remodeled and used as the house of worship for several years.
Members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church (Pictured above) with Fr. Damianos Zikakis and to his right Presbytera Helen holding daughter Virginia on Palm Sunday circa 1932.
Members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church (pictured above) at the newly erected church site with Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople then Archbishop of North America on his Archpastoral visit to Shreveport, La in 1941.
In the two pictures above the preceding picture was taken of the members of the Sons of Pericles a junior organization of AHEPA active in many community affairs circa 1939, the picture proceeding was taken on the celebration of Greek Independence day at the steps of St. George circa 1940's.
Interior view of St. George Church with members of the choir and altar servers (pictured above) during Holy Week circa 1940's.
The Glorious Prophet Elias (Elijah); Synaxis of the Russians who were perfected in France: Protopresbyter Alexios Mednedkov, Presbyter Dimitrii Klepinin, Mother Maria Skobtsova, her son Yuri Skobtsov, and Ilia Fondaminskii; Mother Maria Skobtsova, New-Martyr of France