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  • Virtual Classroom Training
    With the limits on in-person meetings (due to Covid-19 (2020)), Sunday Schools need to adapt to use Virtual Classrooms to meet. Dr. George Aramath led a one hour seminar on how to effectively engage and teach students in this medium. Below is the recording of that seminar (the actual training starts at 7:32 into ...
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  • Hymn during Holy Communion
    For 2020 10th Grade Diocesan Sunday School Exam. For the exam only the first five stanzas are required. English “All who eat «My Body» and drink My «living Blood» ,”our Savior affirmed, “I will abide «in them»” “He, who receives Me in purity «and in» faith,and he, who keeps my «commandments», is My friend.” “My Body is «the food» ...
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  • Manitho of St. Severus
    For 2020 10th Grade Diocesan Sunday School Exam English By Thy mother’s prayers (for us )and that of all Thy saints:I exalt Thee, Lord and King,Only-begotten Son and Wordof the heavenly Father,immortal by nature. Thou came down by gracefor salvationand life for all human race; was incarnateof the holy, glorious, pure VirginMary, Mother of Godand became man ...
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  • Hymn of Mor Ephrem
    For the 2020 10th Grade Diocesan Sunday School Exam. For the exam only the first 20 lines are required. English Lord have mercy upon us, kindly accept our serviceSending from Thy treasu-ry, kindness, mercy – and pardon. Grant me Oh Lord, while I stand, keeping vigil before TheeShould I fall to slumber’s hand, guard thou me from – ...
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  • Psalm 51
    For 2020 10th Grade Diocesan Sunday School Exam English Have mercy upon me, Oh God, according to Your loving-kindness; according to the multitude of Your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sins; For I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. I have ...
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  • Psalm 91
    For the 2020 10th Grade Diocesan Sunday School Exam. English Psalm 91 A. (Barekhmor): Those who dwell in the secret place of the most high, whoever abides under the shadow of the almighty.B. (Barekhmor): I will say of the Lord, he is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.A. For he shall deliver ...
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  • 2020 Lenten Retreat Guide
    We are pleased to present a Sunday School Lenten Retreat Guide developed by the Educational Enhancement team for the 2020 Lenten Season. In order to provide a consistent education experience throughout the diocese, it is encouraged for each region/parish to conduct a Sunday School Lenten retreat based on the theme presented here. These are resources, ...
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  • 2020 Lenten Retreat – Section 1
    Discussion on Forgiveness We are told to forgive, we say, “I am sorry” when we make a mistake and we are also taught that God forgives our mistakes or sins when we ask for forgiveness. But what does it mean to forgive? Let us look at Tommy and Jaimie. They are siblings. They got a box of ...
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  • 2020 Lenten Retreat – Section 2
    Note: The material presented below is meant for suggested age groups: ages 7-11. The material below can be presented in either a general lecture style or through individual classes, depending on logistics (class size, teacher availability, facility space, etc.). For younger age groups, the material is suggested to be presented through a variety of age ...
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  • 2020 Lenten Retreat – Section 3
    Opening Activity (15-30 min) Choose an opening activity from the suggested activities page, according to the class size, space available, etc Lesson Plan (30-40 min) Introduction: explain the structure of the Shubqono Service The Shubqono Service takes place on the first Monday of Great Lent, usually after the noon prayer. The whole church community gathers together at the ...
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