RAISING TOMORROW'S SAINTS

The purpose of Sunday School is to teach our children how to live their Orthodox faith. By teaching them about the life of Christ, we give them the foundation to live Christian lives, to go out into the world and share their faith and do good works. The Sunday School also does a number of charitable works. The Sunday School offers a nursery and classes from pre-school through high school.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!!!

Let us know if you can help with any of the following:  fundraising, youth service projects, Blessings in a backpack coordinator, Coffee Hour hosting coordinator or being a room parent for your child's class.  We also need help tracking Diakonia hours and helping our youth during Coffee Hour shifts.  Many hands make light work!  Contact Emily emilyjane111@gmail.com.  THANK YOU!

A Message from Annunciation Sunday Church School 2017-2018

Divine Liturgy begins at 10 am

All children and families are encouraged to worship together

 

Nursery, Preschool, Kindergarten

  • Children may sit with family or with Sunday School Teacher in designated pews
  • Teachers for these grades will be present in pews by 10am
  • Children will exit the church through the side doors and go to their classrooms while the choir sings O Monogenis. Parents may walk with their child(ren) to class or children may walk with their teacher to class
  • Children will re-enter the church through the side doors with their class to receive Holy Communion – they will sit with their class in designated pews
  • If you have not registered your child(ren) registration forms will be available with teachers

 

1st through 12th Grades

  • Students may sit with their families in pews during the Divine Liturgy
  • Altar boys enter the Altar from the soleas doors
  • Students 1st through 12th grade will walk to their classrooms directly after receiving Holy Communion
  • Father James and Father Timothy are requesting Altar boys receive Holy Communion first so they may hang up their robes and get to class in a timely manner
  • If you have not registered your child(ren) registration forms will be available with teachers

 

Nursery thru 12th Grade

  • All students will attend classes upstairs in the Education Building directly following Holy Communion
  • Father James and Father Timothy will offer the Homily after Holy Communion to provide more time for Sunday School instruction
  • Classes will be completed no later than 12:15 pm with at least 30 minutes for class instruction following Holy Communion

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly.

 

Emily Coleman

Registrations Forms

Sunday School Staff 2017-18 

Grade  
Teacher
 
Classroom #
Nursery/ Preschool Donna Wagner
Denise Perinati
2206
Kindergarten Rusetta Fotos 2208
Grade 1 Nikki Avdis
Christina Chuchas
2213
Grade 2/3 Kristen Kane
Vicki Meers
2214
Grade 4/5 Lisa Harr
Dessi Chuchas
Conference Room
Grade 6/7/8 Dusan Radosavljevic Library
Grade 9/10/11/12 Jennifer Christensen
Tammy Petsalis
2209

 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

The start of Sunday School is kind of a "New Year" with hopeful resolutions for a shift back into "The Spiritual Lane." Here's a marvelous list that I believe will be quite helpful to you parents since you, of course, want your children get the most out of Sunday School.

1. Encourage your child to develop friendships at Sunday School. One of the strongest benefits the church provides your family is an extended "family" of both adult and childhood friends who support positive Christian values.

2. Be consistent in bringing your child to Sunday School so that he or she will benefit from the Orthodox instruction. Children are surrounded by influences which are often in conflict with the real truth of life. Sunday School is the place and time where the good values and understandings YOU want your kids to have are reinforced. 

3. Cultivate friendships with your child's teachers. Your support helps teachers do an even better job! And besides, this gives you another important friendship as well.

4. Watch for and talk with your child about the take-home materials provided each week. Just a few minutes of informal conversation at home can help tremendously to reinforce and apply the Truths your child has studied. And we parents usually learn something from these as well! Ask a few questions about the Sunday School lesson to see what your child remembers and understands and talk about how the lesson might apply to experiences at home or in the neighborhood. During the week look for ways to connect a recent lesson or story to specific situations. For example, while watching TV, ask how a character's action compares with those of a person in a Bible story.

 “Study to Show Thyself Approved Unto God.” (2 Timothy 2:15)