St. George Orthodox Cathedral
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
Welcome to Saint George Cathedral!

Since 1892, the Orthodox Christian faith has been lived in Charleston, West Virginia, brought originally by immigrants from Lebanon and Syria.  In 1905, the parish was officially incorporated under the episcopal leadership of St. Raphael of Brooklyn, who in 1911 consecrated the first altar.

Located in downtown Charleston across from the Town Center Mall, St George Cathedral serves about 400 families and seeks to bring the light of Holy Orthodoxy to the whole Kanawha Valley and all of West Virginia.

St George Cathedral is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and serves as the primary episcopal see of the Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and the Mid-Atlantic.  The diocesan chancery is located here in Charleston.

Divine services are held weekly.  All are welcome to attend, regardless of current religious affiliation or background.


2019 Pledge

This year, you can make your pledge to St George Cathedral online!

Your pledge is not just your way of helping to support the ministry and administration of your Church, but it is a spiritual blessing for us to give back to the Lord out of the abundance of the blessings which He has given to us.

Please see Fr. Joseph's note to the parish:

Dear member of our holy community,

I greet you and your loved ones in the name of our Lord!

I am so honored to be appointed a shepherd to our community and to lead you in prayer as we seek the Kingdom of God to reveal Himself to us around the Holy Eucharist.

This note is sent to help us meet the needs of our Holy Church and to adopt a new method of giving; that is for every family to pledge whatever they wish or can afford to share God’s blessings with their church. Many of us feel comfortable with the old ways, but the old ways do not challenge us to rise above and say, “It is so good to give thanks to the Lord, for His mercy endures forever.”

Please click on the link below to fill out you online pledge card for 2019 and take a look at our “Get Connected” brochure to see the many ways your church can serve you and your community. 

On behalf of your Parish Council and myself, we thank you in advance for your support of our community.

Your Servant,

Fr. Joseph Hazar

2019 Online Pledge Form

Parish Census

Parish Census

To better minister to you, we would like to have each family fill out a parish census . With this information, Fr. Joseph will better be able to share news, let you know about new programs and services, and visit your homes much more effectively.

If there is someone you know who is not tech savy, please take a physical form home for them, or help them fill one out online. This form is not only for “members” of the parish, but anyone who attends and friends of our holy church. This information will be private and will only be used by the church staff.

The Family Unit should be a husband, wife and children (please do not include elderly parents living with you, but rather fill out a separate form for them). Children who are still in college can be added to your form but college graduates and/or children who are married should be on their own form.

Click here to fill out the parish census

Rev. Fr. Joseph Hazar

Please join us in welcoming Rev. Fr. Joseph Hazar as Dean of St George Orthodox Cathedral.

Fr. Joseph was assigned as Dean of the Cathedral effective August 1, 2018. He was entrusted the care of the flock of the Cathedral by His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH. Fr. Joseph would like to get to know all of his flock personally, so he asks that everyone take the time to visit with him after our services or during our social events.

Now Streaming

For those unable to attend worship on a given Sunday, St. George Orthodox Cathedral now streams Divine Liturgy through this website Sunday mornings at 10:30 eastern.

Live Stream and VIdeo Archives


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