For those who are baptized into Christ in their earliest years, formation in our Orthodox Faith is a life-long process. It takes place by participation in the liturgical life of the Church and by faithful observance of Orthodox teachings and traditions in our homes and in our daily lives. The services offered on a regular basis at our Cathedral on Sundays — Orthros (Dawn Prayers), and the Divine Liturgy — are the voice of the faithful offering prayers and praise to God, but also work to help reveal to us the depths of God’s truth, to instruct us in faith. It is a tradition that has been centuries in the making and to which some of the most gifted and inspired saints have contributed.

Despite this, in many places in the United States, it has become common for our communities to offer religious education as a separate and distinct aspect of our Sunday gatherings. Our Cathedral is no exception to this, and it is served by many volunteers who direct, teach, and assist with age-appropriate lessons.

This Religious Education or “Church School” has as its aim to reinforce the teachings of the Church, by weaving into the experience of worship lessons in Scripture, concepts of our Faith, and understanding of the Church’s liturgical year. Additionally, our youth have opportunities to put words into action, learning that faith entails commitment, responsibility, and discipline. All of these aspects of religious education feed back into family life.

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REGISTRATION AND ATTENDANCE

Pre-School, 3-year olds through High School seniors.  Classes commence in September and conclude in May or June.  Children, their families, and their instructors gather in the Cathedral for the Divine Liturgy by 10:00 AM. Children sit in pews designated for the Sunday School, by grade. The time of classroom instruction for all grades begins after the Great Entrance, and concludes at the end of the Divine Liturgy.

Sunday School enrollment is now open for children from pre-Nursery through 12th Grade. Please click on the following link to enroll your children: http://goo.gl/forms/6XwmZyjIm04WdAMW2


TUITION
No Cost. All may register their children into the program.  For further information, contact Maria Durham, Sunday School Director:

Office Telephone: (410) 576-8606
E-mail: mariaerey@aol.com

 

Sunday School Calendar 2016 – 2017 

Sunday Event
September 11th First day of Sunday School

Blessing of the Backpacks immediately following Communion

September 18th Class
September 25th Class – Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
October 2nd Family Worship No Class
October 9th Class
October 16th Class
October 23rd Class
October 30th Class- Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
November 6th Family Worship No Class
November 13th Class – St Nektarios – procession after Communion
November 20th Class
November 27th Class- Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
December 4th Family Worship No Class
December 11th Class
December 18th Class – Sunday School Communion Breakfast after Communion
December 25th No Class – Merry Christmas!
January 1st No Class – New Years
January 8th Class
January 15th Class
January 22nd Class- Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
January 29th Class
February 5th Family Worship No Class
February 12th Class
February 19th Class
February 26th Class- Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
March 5th Class – Sunday of Orthodoxy – Bring icons for procession after Communion
March 12th Family Worship No Class
March 19th Class
March 26th Class- Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
April 2nd Family Worship No Class
April 9th No Class – Palm Sunday
April 16th No Class – Happy Easter
April 23rd Class
April 30th Class- Music for Grades 3-8 before Communion
May 7th Class
May 14th Last Day of Sunday School

 

 


The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation is a parish of the Metropolis of New Jersey of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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