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Offline Eugenio

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Source for Sunday School materials?
« on: May 15, 2009, 10:56:37 PM »
Does anyone know of good sources for Sunday School materials?

Any recommendations?

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Re: Source for Sunday School materials?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2009, 01:17:48 AM »
You might find some relevant material in the large pdf catalog linked in here:

http://www.goarch.org/archdiocese/departments/religioused
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Re: Source for Sunday School materials?
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2009, 08:46:08 AM »
Eugenio,

What age group do you teach or are you looking for materials for all ages?  For which jurisdiction are you teaching (that can be important)?  The antiochian archdiocese has put together a comprehensive curriculum and the web address has already been posted.  I find some things lacking in there, but that's  a discussion for another time.  If you would like, I'd be more than happy to discuss with the Sunday School teachers at my church what they use (we're Antiochian so I'm pretty sure they all use that curriculum, though others do other things).  Let me know what age group you are interested in.  Also, there are some materials in Light n Life that may interest you.
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Re: Source for Sunday School materials?
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2009, 11:51:18 PM »
In answer to Scamandrius' questions:

I'm part of a new mission parish in the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) which is starting up in Ames, IA. We have about six children, who range in age between 9-13.

We're pretty open to any materials...it doesn't really matter which jurisdiction created them. The overall agreement in our group is that we want engaging and interactive materials for the kids to use. Not things that emphasize rote memorization or "busy work".

I'm looking for personal recommendations...what did you all use? What did you like? What did you not like? What was able to hold kids' attention?

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Re: Source for Sunday School materials?
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2009, 03:42:11 AM »
http://www.phyllisonest.com/

Look at the resources section in particular.

Phyllist Onest co-founded the Orthodox Family life quarterly journal and there are resources to teach all age groups on the site.
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