Rev. George Goodge, Pastor Fr. George was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and was raised in the Orthodox Faith. After graduating High School he attended Temple University in Philadelphia, where he majored in Philosophy and minored in Ancient Mediterranean Studies. After college he studied at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.Div. with Honors. He married his wife, Khouriyeh Mara, in August 2018, was ordained to the Diaconate in May 2019, and the Priesthood in July 2019. He and Kh. Mara have one son, John Acacius, who was born in June 2019. On August 1, 2019, Fr. George was assigned pastor of St. George's.
Rev. Demetrios Harper, Ph.D. With a bachelor's degree in literary theory, a master's in theology, an interdisciplinary doctorate in theology/philosophy/religious studies, Fr. Demetrios moved beyond his academic training to be ordained in Novo-Diveevo in 2008. He served in Greece from then until 2018, when he continued his academic work as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Notre Dame. In 2019 Fr. Demetrios took a position as Assistant Professor of Church History and Moral Theology at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY. Fr. Demetrios' current research interest is self-determination in Byzantium, which will culminate in a monograph. Other than this work-in-progress, Fr. Demetrios has recently written an exposition of St. Maximus the Confessor's ethics, Analogy of Love, published by St. Vladimir's Press. Not only does this book provide a deep, scholarly study of an important aspect in St. Maximus' philosophy, it also develops a framework through which to critique modern philosophy, especially in relation to Immanuel Kant. Fr. Demetrios was also an editor and co-founder of Analogia: The Pemptousia Journal of Theological Studies.