Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

St. George Coptic Orthodox Church
Daytona Beach

King David's Hymns Class

Time: Saturday, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: St. Abanoub chapel - Introductory level
St. George Church - Elementary level
2nd floor Conference Room - Middle/High School level
Age Group: 6 years old – 10th grade

Class Mission
The mission of King David’s hymns class is to meet the hymns education needs and exceed the service expectations of the church children and adolescents we serve. We will be an active and responsible member of our church body by focusing our resources to organize and provide for the delivery and enhancement of a fully integrated hymns education system.

This class will offer quality education which focuses on the knowledge-dissemination of hymns, hymnology (the study of hymns, history, classification, etc.), and the Coptic language.

Class Vision
The vision of King David’s hymns class is to be a fully coordinated teaching system for the children and adolescents in St. George Coptic Orthodox Church and a leader for promoting hymns education

Material Disseminated

  1. Hymns – Regular & seasonal church hymns in the Coptic and English language.
  2. Hymnology – History, classification, and studies of hymns.
  3. Coptic Language – The body of Coptic words and their use common to the Coptic community.

Attendance Benefits

  1. Biblical Commandment – “I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing”- 1 Timothy 2:8
  2. Preparation for the deaconship rank exams.
  3. Intellectual stimulation - High school music students score higher on the math and verbal portion of SAT, compared to their peers (Profile of SAT and Achievement Test Takers, The College Board, compiled by Music Educators Conference, 2001).

Class Rules

  1. A student must remain silent while the class is in session. Questions can be asked, but after raising one’s hand.
  2. Students must come to class on time. 

Instructors: Fr. Issac Bassily, Dr. Rafaat Iskander, Mr. Paula Pierre, Mr. Misho, Mina Misak, Tony Khalil 

Parents: It is not required to accompany your child/adolescent, however it is recommend for class control purposes.

For information on enrolling your child in this class or for serving in this class, please contact 

Monthly Administration Meeting for Deacons

When: Last Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What is it: Administration meeting for deacons includes Evening Agpeya Prayer, Dinner, and meeting. 

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