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Sunday School Area 4 competition of Northeast American diocese

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NEW JERSEY: Sunday school Area 4 competition of Northeast American diocese was held at Clifton St. Gregorios Orthodox Church on Saturday, October 10, 2009.

The competitions were held in solo-song, story telling, elocution, group song and bible quiz for different age groups. Six parishes from the area 4 participated in the event.

Aju Tharian, the area coordinator in her opening message gave the guidelines for the competition to the participants. Titus Mathew and Thomas Chacko coordinated the program. Mathew Ancheril, Jomy Varghese, Suja Jose, Annie Mathew, Princy Jacob, Leena Varghese, Soffy Wilson and Sara Varghese were leaders of the program. Fr. Shibu Daniel (Dover St. Thomas) and Fr. Babu Varghese (Clifton St. Gregorios) attended the event.

The competition results are as follows.

Group Song
St. George Staten Island and St. Stephen’s Bergenfield won the first and second places scoring points 35.5 and 31 respectively.

Group -1 (1)Joshua Samuel (St. Mary’s Montclair) (2)Timothy Kandathil (St. Gregorios, Clifton) Group-2 (1)Alda Joy ((St. Baselios Gregorios, Central Jersey) (2)Angelle Philip ( St. Stephens, Bergenfield), Group-3 (1) Joslyn Joy (St. George Staten Island) (2) Sara Mathew (St. Thomas, Dover), Group-4 (1) Maria Abraham ((St. Baselios Gregorios, Central Jersey) (2) Rina Joseph (St. Thomas Dever), Group-5 (1) Shelby Varghese ( St. Stephens, Bergenfield) (2) Sara Cherian ( St. Stephens, Bergenfield), Group-6 (1) Sherin Joy (St. George Staten Island), (2) Justin Joy (St. George Staten Island), Group 7 (1) Divya Jacob (St. Mary’s Montclair)

Story Telling
Group-1 (1)Joshua Samuel (St. Mary’s, Montclair), (2)Alina Sara Tharian (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) : Group 2 (1) Stephen John (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) (2)Angelle Philip (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) Group 3 : (1)Philip Varghese (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) (2)Jackelyn Philip (St. George, Staten Island), Group 4 : (1)Elijah Mathew (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) (2) Riana Joseph (St. Thomas, Dover) Group 5 : (1)Rosh Varghese (St. Gregorios, Clifton) (1)Sara Cherian (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) (2) Jenny George (St. Gregorios, Clifton) Group 6 : (1)Timothy Mathew (St. Stephen’s, Bergenfield) (2)Justin Joy (St. George, Staten Island)

Bible Quiz
1st – Timothy Mathew, Elijah Mathew, Stephanie John – St. Stephen’s Orthodox Church, Bergenfield, NJ