After graduating from the St. John of Damascus Institute at the Balamand University in Lebanon. Father George served as a pastor of the Holy Cross Church in Damascus, Syria from 1986-1997.
From 1997-1998 Fr. George served as a dean of the Patriarchate Cathedral Dormition of St. Mary. During his early years, Fr. George was a member in the Appeals Spiritual Court in Damascus, Syria. In 1998 Fr. George was moved to St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church in Berkley Michigan where he served for 14 years and continued his education to receive a Doctorite of Ministry in Theology.