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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

 

 

KORAES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Contact: Mary Zaharis, Principal, at
708-974-3402.

Enrollment: Preschool through 8th grade.
 
Tuition: Available upon request.

Purpose: To promote intellectual development, reinforce cultural awareness, social responsibility and to teach the moral and ethical values of the Greek Orthodox Christian faith through the accredited American School curriculum and a comprehensive program in modern Greek.
 
Activities: An integrated program of basic studies in the five academic disciplines: English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Greek. Special attention is given to the development of the following skill areas: reading, computing, critical thinking, oral and written expression in a bilingual program. 

Register for Preschool, Click Here

Register for Kindergarten to 8th Grade, Click Here

Koraes School Website

 

 

KORAES AFTERNOON GREEK SCHOOL
Contact: Mary Zaharis, Principal at 708-974-3402.

Enrollment: Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade

Tuition: Available upon request.

Purpose: To learn and communicate in Greek and develop and cultivate awareness of the Hellenic culture and heritage in an Orthodox Christian environment

 

 

SUNDAY CHURCH SCHOOL
Contact: Alexandra Smirniotis 708-389-6188, Karen Cooke 708-647-8120, Directors, Fr. Tom  at 708-974-3400.

Enrollment: Pre-School to 12th grade - 3 years of age by October 1st of enrollment year.
Classes are held: September through June. Faculty and staff attend seminars sponsored by the Metropolis of Chicago.

Tuition: $35.00 per student.

Purpose: To cultivate within our children the Orthodox Christian way of life.

Activities: Each class has special projects, however the entire school participates in the Oratorical/Sights & Sounds Festival; Dedication Day, Community Breakfast at Easter and Christmas; Kick-off Picnic; and many other programs throughout the year. Registration begins the last Sunday of August and continues throughout the school year.  Sunday Church School is the organizing head of the St. Tatiana's Handmaidens Program

Registration form for Sunday Church School, Click Here

 

 

 

ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES
Contact: Fr. Nick, Fr. Byron and Fr. Tom, 708-974-3400.

Participation open to: All adults and young adults are invited to attend.

Classes are held:   Morning Classes in English on Tuesdays.  Evening Classes in English and Greek on Wednesdays.

Fee: Weekly voluntary donation which goes towards the support of Orthodox Missions.

Purpose: To join together in fellowship for Bible Study and Catechism

Activities: The Bible Study groups sponsor bus trips to different Vespers services throughout the Metropolis of Chicago, as well as, Paraklesis services on Wednesdays and other prayer services during lenten periods of Christmas and Easter. Also the Greek Bible class sponsors lenten bake sales during the year with proceeds going to needy families

 

 

"ROAD TO ORTHODOXY" INQUIRER/CONVERT CLASS
Contact:  Helen Jonas at 708-974-3400.

Participation open to: Those interested in converting to Orthodoxy and parishioners interested in furthering their knowledge of the Orthodox faith.

Meetings are held: Series of six classes conducted in groups, scheduled upon need, usually on Tuesday evenings. Individual consultations may also be scheduled.

Fee: No Cost.

Purpose: To prepare a Candidate for conversion to the Orthodox faith and to further enhance the spirituality of our parishioners.

Activities: An introduction to the Orthodox faith through presentations, readings, video presentations, and discussions along with a church tour

 

 

"JOURNEY TO ONENESS" PRE-MARITAL SEMINAR
Contact: Father Nick, 708-974-3400.

Participation: Required for all couples planning to be married at our church.
Seminars are held: Periodically throughout the year. Registration takes place by completing the form mailed to each couple by the church office.

Fee: None.

Purpose: To prepare couples for marriage in the Orthodox Church.

Activity: Seminars consist of an explanation of various aspects of married life together with a questionnaire that the couple works on together. Emphasis is on making the Lord Jesus Christ the third party of their relationship. Sessions are about one and one-half hours long

 

 

GODPARENT SEMINAR
Contact: Helen Jonas at  708-974-3400.

Participation open to: Required of all prospective Godparents, parents are invited also.

Meetings are held: Usually the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., at church.

Fee: None.

Purpose: This seminar helps prepare the prospective godparents and parents for the upcoming Baptism, by providing an explanation of the basics of the Orthodox faith and the theology of Baptism. The seminar gives an explanation of infant baptism, the biblical significance of baptism, and the symbolism of the service. Also, at this time, an explanation of items needed for the baptism is offered

 

 

 

 

 

 

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