Sunday School


2018 Sunday School Fall Schedule

Sep 2 – Overview of the last semester Sunday School Studies. Bridge from the Book of Jonah to the Book of Judith.

Sep 9 – Judith: Resilience through Faithfulness.
God protects and delivers.

Sep 16 – Introduction to the Book of Tobit.
St. Athanasius the Great: “Every catechumen has to read the Book of Tobit, the pearl of spiritual knowledge”

Sep 23 – The usage of The Book of Tobit in the early church.
“Blessed are the Merciful”: like Father like Son

Sep 30 – Esther: Stand with Courage

Oct 7 – Maccabees: Martyrs for the Glory of God

Oct 14 – Church’s Feast Day.
Under the omophor: the history of the Feast Day and special children’s activities.

Oct 21 – The Book of Job: “Blessed be the name of the Lord” (1:21)
Lesson # 1. Suffering through Trials

Oct 28 – Lesson # 2.
Hearing God

Nov 4 – Lesson #3.
How much it may cost to remain faithful to the end.

Nov 11 – The Proverbs of Solomon and their use in the church services.

Nov 18 – Without God, all life is vanity.
The Book of Ecclesiastes

Nov 25 – The Wisdom of Solomon as a preparation for the Advent of Christ

Dec 2 – Jesus ben Sirach: “Blessed, joyful reverence of God is the beginning of knowing Him” (1:11-20)

Dec 9 – Hosea: “softly speaking prophet” (St. Theophan)

Dec 16 – Amos: Seek the Lord and Live

Dec 23 & 30Christmas Break. No classes

Jan 6 – Christmas Pageant


Children’s Chess Club

We have a chess club that meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month.  Children between the ages of 5 and 18 are welcome to participate.  The meetings are led by Andrew Longway who teaches new techniques and strategies each week.  The chess club is open to members of all the Orthodox Parishes in the area.

 


Mar 18, 2018 St John of the Ladder

We had a class dedicated to St. John of the Ladder.  Two mothers baked Lenten cookies shaped like ladders especially for this class.  Father Aidan blessed these cookies after the Liturgy before the children ate them.

Mar 18, 2018 St John of the Ladder