Members of St Basil’s believe that one of the biggest gift we could give to our children is
bringing them up in faith of our lord Jesus Christ. We believe Sunday School is one of the key
vehicles to achieve this and also to pass on our traditions, culture and goodwill. So St.
Basil’s Church has started an active and ambitious Sunday school program.
The Sunday School program teaches our children and youth the Orthodox faith through teachings of
the Bible, as well as materials obtained from the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Sunday School
Association of North America. Our students and their families are encouraged to arrive to Divine
Liturgy every Sunday promptly to worship and pray together as a family. Children are encouraged
to sit together with their teachers in the front left side of the church. Sunday School classes
begin after Holy Communion, and are approximately 30-45 minutes long. Students then join their
parents during coffee hour after their class has concluded.
In coordination with our Archdiocese we believe mission of our Sunday School program is to: