Parish Clergy

Rev. Fr. Tom Pistolis, Presiding Priest

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Father Tom was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He obtained a Master of Divinity degree from the Orthodox seminary in Boston, Holy Cross. He was assigned to Houston for two years, then Knoxville, and finally to Greenville, in 1987. He oversaw the construction of Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral built from 1992 to 1995.





Fr. Michael Downs, Second Priest

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Fr. Mike grew up in Florida and converted to Orthodoxy at Sts. Markella and Demetrios in Fort Walton Beach before attending seminary at Hellenic College Holy Cross where he completed a Master of Divinity degree.  He was ordained to the deaconate and then to the priesthood in September of 2020 and began his ministry here at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral as a second priest and youth director.  






Rev. Dn. Charles (Haralambos) Joiner

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Fr Charles was ordained as a permanent deacon in 2007. He has a masters in Orthodox Theology from Balamand University in Lebanon and Ph.D. in Adult Learning and Change. He also has a masters in Engineering and served in various executive positions with major business organizations. He conducts the Adult Catechism classes and other Adult learning programs, publishes the Bulletin, and assists the Priest as needed.