OVBS 2013

17. May, 2013Announcements, EventsComments Off on OVBS 2013

A combined OVBS for the Orthodox Parishes of the Brooklyn,Queens,Long Island Area will be held this year at St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Elmont on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 from 8:30AM to 3:30PM. All children between the ages of 4 and 16 are invited . We have a centralized curriculum with lessons based on the theme. It is expected that we will have an enjoyable and spiritually enriching experience.

Register Early And Save. Registration form can be downloaded from the link below.
OVBS Reg Form

OVBS Flyer Web


17. May, 2013Announcements, EventsComments Off on Competitions

Sunday School Assigned Competitions 2013

Sunday, July 14, 2013 Assigned competitions (at church)

Sunday, July 28, 2013 Assigned competitions (area level)

Sunday, September 1, 2013 Talent competitions and Bible Quiz (church level)

Saturday, September 21, 2013 Song competitions (area level)

Saturday, September 28, 2013 Elocution, Story-telling and Bible Quiz (area level)

Elocution Topics 2013 – Click Here To Download

Bible Quiz Topics 2013 – Click Here To Download


Draw a picture based on the following scripture verse: Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.” (Genesis 1:3)

Group 2: PRIMARY – GRADE 1, 2, 3- DRAWING

Draw a picture based on the following scripture verse:

So when she opened the ark, she saw the child crying, and the daughter of Pharaoh had compassion on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrews’ children.” (Exodus 2:6).

Write a short paragraph about your drawing.

Group 3: JUNIOR – GRADE 4,5,6 – ESSAY

The book of Daniel, chapter 3, is about the plight of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.

How will you handle similar situations in your life?


Numerous innocent children lost their lives during the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT. Why does the innocent suffer?

Group 5: SENIOR – GRADE 10,11, 12 – ESSAY

Recent studies have shown there is a decline of religious affiliation among young people in the United States. Among the Orthodox Christians in this country, do you feel that your generation is less or more devout than your parents’ or grandparents’ generation? Explain.

Easter 2013 Videos

13. April, 2013Announcements, EventsComments Off on Easter 2013 Videos

By Anupa George

Merry Christmas

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Condolence Meeting

9. December, 2012AnnouncementsComments Off on Condolence Meeting

A Condolence Meeting on the sad demise of Metropolitan His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas Thirumeni was held at the St.Baselios Orthodox Church on Sunday, 9th December 2012 at 10.30 am.
Vicar of the parish Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Varghese Plamthottam Chor Episcopos presided over the meeting  along with Saju Varghese (Secretary) and Nilish Gupte (Trustee). Members of the parish Lisa George , Jaya Issac, Jake Varghese , Jacob kolleneth , Saju Varghese , Eapen Samuel and Jose Jacob recalled their memories with Thirumeni and remembered his services for the community.