On Sunday, 22 November, 2015, 21 Greek Orthodox Parishes from Sydney and its surrounds gathered at the Sydney Town Hall to celebrate the 60 Year Anniversary of the Greek Orthodox Christian Society. Approximately 450 students presented a showcase of virtues such as Repentance, Forgiveness, Charity, Faith and Love through a series of sketches based on stories from the Bible and Greek Orthodox Tradition. The Concert was witnessed by an audience of 1500 people, among which were His Grace, Bishop Seraphim of Apollonia and many clergy from the various Sydney parishes.
On Sunday 24th May, as part of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Greek Orthodox Christian Society, the young men and women of the Greek Orthodox Christian Society, Orthodox Ladies Groups and Youth Fellowships (Ομάδες), staged a theatrical production at Marrickville Town Hall titled “From the Fall (of Constantinople) till the Revolution”. In attendance were His Grace Bishop Seraphim (representing His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos), His Excellency the Consul General of Greece Dr Stavros Kyrimis, numerous Clergy of our Archdiocese, as well as hundreds of people who filled the Hall to capacity. The production captured the enormous struggles [...]
During the months of October to December, Sunday Schools at various Orthodox parishes of Sydney held their annual concerts to celebrate the end of another fruitful year of learning. In particular, the parish of All Saints Belmore, held its concert with major play productions involving the Boys and Girls Ομάδες (Youth Fellowships), to celebrate 50 years since the founding of the parish. With God’s help, Sunday Schools will resume again in all parishes next year in March. For more information, contact your local parish priest. The Sunday School children of St Dimitrios Parish, St Marys, performing at their annual [...]
Throughout November and December, the Sunday Schools of Sydney held their annual concerts to mark the end of another Sunday School year of learning about God’s Word, His Church, and His Saints. This year, the children also entered a competition according to their class group age: in each category, certificates were given out to the top 25 students and book prizes were awarded to the top six. The Infants students had to design a poster appropriate as a cover page for the Sunday School folders that students bring to class. The Primary School students had to create a project based [...]