Religious Education

The Religious Education Program at Holy Trinity, Westfield is offered to children in grades K -12.   Pre-kindergarten is available for children who turn 4 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2016.  Classes are held from September through June on Sunday morning. Students are instructed in the teachings and traditions of Orthodox Christianity at an age-appropriate level by committed volunteers. Each class follows an established curriculum developed by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education, and participates in special projects that enhance their learning process. Religious Education students attend the Divine Liturgy with their families and are dismissed to their classrooms following Holy Communion.

Religious Education  Classes Begin Sunday, September 11, 2016

Read the Religious Education Commitment Letter and Register Online.

Religious Education Commitment Letter

Religious Education Online Registration

 New Holy Trinity Sunday School Director Named

 Chris Economides is the new Director of Religious Education at Holy Trinity. He has been a 7th Grade Sunday School Teacher for 10 years prior to becoming Director for the 2014-2015 Ecclesiastical Year.  Additionally, Chris has served as Chairperson of the Oratorical Festival.  His involvement in the church goes back to attending Religious Education and serving as an Acolyte at St. John the Theologian.  Chris has an Undergraduate and Graduate Degree in Finance and has taught many courses to professionals in the banking industry and at Essex County Community College.  While attending a Jesuit University, Chris had the opportunity to study various religions and Middle East history which further heightened his interest in the Orthodox Religion and the Byzantine Empire.

 If you have a teaching background, a passion for our faith, a talent to share or just love working with our youth, please see Father Peter or Chris as the Sunday School ministry can always use your help.

For more information, please contact:   Chris A. Economides, Director

Join the Orthodox Christian Religious Educators

With The Religious Educators’ page on Facebook you can post questions and trade ideas with clergy, Sunday Church school teachers and others interested in handing forward the Orthodox Faith. A great resource for those instructing the youth in
the Orthodox faith.

 

Lesson-plan Prep
Explanation of the Sunday Gospel Reading

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October 20, 2013              November 17, 2013
October 27, 2013               December 8, 2013
November 3, 2013            December 15, 2013
November 10, 2013         February 2, 2014

Upcoming Dates