Especially for Teachers
We've selected content from the Christian Education pages that is of special interest to Church School teachers.
Children's Orthodox Christian School Bulletin. St. Nicholas Orthodox Parochial School, Inc., Tarpon Springs, Florida, publishes the Children's Orthodox Christian School Bulletin weekly from September through June of each year. The bulletin is a copyrighted piece which is distributed electronically to approximately 1,000 individuals and organizations in the United States, Canada and the Far East.
The Department of Christian Education coordinates the Art, Poetry, Creative Writing and Photography festivals.
Much of the Southeast suffered an ice storm this past December. The southeast does not ‘do’ ice or snow very well. We spent four days without power. The evening of the third day (Saturday) we went to stay with parishioners who had had their power restored. As we sat around the dining table. Ali (a bright eleven year old) asked the question.
Orthodox parents are given by God the responsibility of raising their children as 0rthodox Christians. This task to be sure, is a difficult one. Parents must make a commitment not only to become active in the Church but also make one to the religious education of their children.
A number of years ago, I received an interesting call from a concerned parishioner. The previous week’s bulletin had run an announcement that Church School registration would begin soon, and that parents or grandparents of all children ages four and up should register their children.
The tithing theme for 2009-2010 is To Tithe Is To Show That We Care for the Church. On this web page you will find a set of parish posters, Teacher Notes, Student Booklets, and other materials.