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SUNDAY SCHOOL COMPETITIONS-2012

SUNDAY SCHOOL COMPETITIONS-2012

 
Competition is an opportunity to strengthen and maximize the God given talents for the glory of His name. The unit level Sunday School competition will be held in the last week of August and first week of September. Parents are requested to prepare the students for the events according to their age group.

The criteria for judging the events are as follows:


  1. Solo Song (only Christian Devotional songs)

English/Malayalam – duration 3mins – rhythm, tune and voice.

Avoid action songs.


  1. Story Telling (only Biblical stories)

English/Malayalam – duration 5mins – narration, clarity and moral.


  1. Bible Verses

English– number of verses with reference.

Oral – duration 10mins. Written – duration 30mins.

Maintain legible handwriting.


  1. Elocution

English/Malayalam – duration 5mins – subject matter, references, presentation.

Maintain good posture, facial expressions, eye contact, voice modulation, clarity, etc.


  1. Drawing (only use allowed medium for coloring)

Duration  90mins.


  1. Essay

English – duration 30mins – content, language and presentation.



Sub-Junior (up to 7 yrs)
(D.O.B 1.1.2005 onwards)
  1. Drawing:  Single lighted candle without stand (use only crayons)
  2. Solo Song:  English and Malayalam
  3. Story Telling: English and Malayalam
  4. Bible Verse: Oral - part ‘A’ of the booklet.


Junior (D.O.B 1.01.2002 - 31.12.2004)
  1. Drawing: Christmas tree (use only crayons)
  2. Solo Song: English and Malayalam
  3. Story Telling: English and Malayalam. Theme – Love

(The story should be based on the above theme only.)


  1. Bible Verse: Oral - part ‘B’ of the booklet

(If one can complete part B they can go to part ‘A’ also of the booklet.)

Intermediate (D.O.B 1.01.1999 - 31.12.2001)
  1. Drawing: Noah’s Ark (use only crayons)
  2. Solo Song: English and Malayalam
  3. Elocution: English and Malayalam. Topic – Sacraments

(Same topic for English and Malayalam)

     4.   Bible Verse: Written - part ‘C’ of the booklet

(If one can complete part C they can go to part A and B also of the booklet)



Senior (D.O.B 1.01.1996 - 31.12.1998)
  1. Drawing: Abraham’s Sacrifice[Abraham, Issac, sword, altar,etc.](use only water colors)
  2. Solo Song: English and Malayalam
  3. Essay: Topic – The Contribution of St.Dionysius to the Church.
  4. Elocution: English and Malayalam. Topic – Intercession of Saints

(Same topic for English and Malayalam)


  1. Bible Quiz: Topic – Book of Amos(20%), Gospel of St.Mathew(40%), Church History 1876-2008(20%) Holy Week Service(20%)


Secondary (D.O.B 1.01.1993 - 31.12.1995)
  1. Drawing: Parumala Thirumeni (only pencil sketch)
  2. Solo Song: English and Malayalam
  3. Essay: Topic – Centenary of Catholicate
  4. Elocution: English and Malayalam. Topic – Does the Church need to change with time?

(Same topic for English and Malayalam)


  1. Bible Quiz: Topic – Book of Hosea (20%), Gospel of St.Luke (40%), Orthodox churches in the world (20%), Liturgical calendar of the church(20%)


Group Song competition:
  1. Buds (up to 1.1.2004 onwards) – song from Holy Qurbana – 3mins.
  2. Premiers (1.1.1999 to 31.12.2003) – song of Marriage – 3mins.
  3. Teens (1.1.1993 to 31.12.1998) – song of Maundy Thursday or Good Friday – 3mins.


Those who wish to avail the Bible Verses Copies please contact Mrs. Molly Johnson (class2 Sunday school teacher)
Students who wish to participate in the Group Song competition may contact their respective class teachers.


Note: Competition for Sub-Junior and Buds will be at unit and district level only.
Qualifying (1st, 2nd and 3rd) (only three winners) of Drawing and Essay conducted at the unit level will be judged at district level competition.
So Drawing and Essay will not be held again at the district level competitions.