St. Philothea Homecoming

click the links below for times, addresses, what to wear, and what to expect 

EVENT DETAILS - mobile device view

EVENT DETAILS - printable 

Please note the following changes to the schedule

Jittery Joes New time!!  Saturday 9:00 am before the museuem. Due to possible rain we have moved the Jittery Joes indoors to the 1480 Baxter Street location where Maximos Salzman is the manager and which currently features WHIMAGES by Fr. Anthony!  Stop by before the museum for a coffee and complimentary baked goods.

Get a coveted JJ sticker and $5 coupon for St. Philothean Homecomers (one per couple).


The Botanical Gardens Friday March 1 at 11:00 am.  In case of rain this outing will be cancelled.  Please contact for details.  



The Georgia Museum of Art is open to everyone even if you have not purchased a ticket. Please arrive by 10:30 at the latest.

Address: 90 Carlton Street, Athens GA  The Museum of Art Parking Deck is off of Carlton Street near E Campus Road.

Private tour of the Russian exhibit and Children’s Program both begin at 11:00 (50 minutes) ...Please arrive between 10:00 and 10:30 am so we may begin on time.  You are welcome to stay and enjoy the other exhibits.  We will be giving a group donation to the museum from the church.  Note that the Museum café is closed on Saturdays.   

Terrapin Brewery is a rain or shine event.  Our private party tent is outdoors but there is indoor space in the Tasting Room.  We recommend you dress casual with comfortable shoes and a jacket.  Brewery Tours can be any time that we have a small group that is interested.  Tour takes about 20 minutes.  If you have purchased your ticket, then your name will be on the list at the entrance in the gift shop.  Tickets purchased through St. Philothea Homecoming include 6-tastes and dinner by Tazikis.  Exotic-flavored sodas are also available. 



Purchase the Weekend Package or Individual Event Tickets


Sorry I cannot make it but would like to support St. Philothea GOC with a donation



Save $10 when you purchase the Weekend Package at $70 pp which includes 2 dinners, 1 brunch and the GA Museuem 

Children 8-16 are encouraged to attend at half price rates and Children 7 and under are free.  All events are family friendly.  

Overnight accommodations available at The Marriott SpringHill Suites (limited number of blocked rooms) or we can match you up with a host family from the church community.  Contact Nina Herrington 706-540-0454 for details. 

Reduced rates are available upon request - we do not want anyone to miss out on this very special time together.  

Contact Presvytera Christine for more information 706-310-1306  

The Life of St. Philothea

The illustrated book to commemorate our 40th anniversary

This beautiful hardbound book about Philothea of Athens, Martyr Saint is a treasure that is filled with full color icons and illustrations in the Byzantine folk tradition.  Read about the dedication and sacrifice that our patron saint made under the harshest of conditions to bring light and life to the suffering around her.

Available with Registration  $26.00

  Continue the fun and fellowship by joining our special group tour



SEP 30 - OCT 7, 2019