Education

Agape Pre-School

AGAPE Preschool is a part of the Ss. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church located in Glenview, Illinois. Our commitment is to provide an educational experience which emphasizes the Orthodox Christian Faith. Our program is unique in that it provides a loving, caring environment where children can develop spiritually, emotionally, socially, cognitively, and physically.

For more information, contact Renée Tzakis at (847) 729-5814 or Agape60025@gmail.com.

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Book & Icon Store

Book storeWe welcome you to visit our bookstore on Sundays following Divine Liturgy. You will find much spiritual food and support for your life’s journey, both in Greek and the English language. The Book and Icon Store is a 100% volunteer staffed ministry of our parish. Throughout the years the Book and Icon Store has grown into a community gathering place, as each of us seek a special way to nourish our soul and share a smile amongst friends, neighbors, children, students, parishioners, and patrons. We give thanks for the many ways God brings us together over the pages of a book, the serenity of an icon or the smile of a child whose eyes are open wide at the beauty they find within the Book and Icon Store. Come and See!

For more information, contact NEED CONTACT INFO SSPP.BOOKICONSTORE@gmail.com.

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Church School

SSPP Church SchoolChurch School begins with family worship in Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. The students will proceed to class following Holy Communion. Classes end at 11:45 a.m.

Numerous volunteer opportunities exist to offer your time and talent to our many programs.
To view a list of our Church School teachers, click here.

For more information on our Church School, contact Church School Director at
youthdirector@ssppglenview.org

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Coffee Connection

Coffee Connection is an educational ministry for adults that aims to strengthen knowledge and practice of the Orthodox faith. Twice a month, all interested adults meet in the youth room under the gym on select Sundays following Holy Communion until 11:40 am. The setting is ideal—everyone gathers in the youth room kitchen for a cup of coffee and to chat with other parishioners. Offered in this “mini coffee hour” is a selection of educational handouts about our Orthodox faith. Once all are gathered, participants move into the adjacent room for a presentation and discussion on the day’s topic. The presentation is an opportunity to learn more about the faith, while the discussion emphasizes how to practice Orthodox traditions in our everyday lives. Coffee Connection is led by Prof. Helen Theodoropoulos, Randa Anderson, and Doreen DeSent.

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Coffee Connection leaders may be reached at SSPP.COFFEE.CONNECTION@gmail.com.

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Environmental Ministry

As Orthodox Christians, we have a responsibility for the stewardship of our environment. The purpose of our Environmental Ministry is to encourage commitment, implement programs, and establish community through this stewardship. Our Environmental Ministry is one of the first such orthodox church ministries in the United States. Through our ministry, we foster a spirit of volunteerism, community and collaboration in support of our earth and the life it sustains.

For more information, contact sspp.environmentalministry@gmail.com.

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GREEK SCHOOL

The Saints Peter and Paul Greek School is committed to providing an excellent educational program, in a child centered, child friendly environment where learning can be fun.

Our overall purpose is to teach our students the skills needed to communicate using the Greek language therefore we put emphasis on conversation and introduce them to the Greek culture, civilization and traditions. We also teach them to be kind, respectful and faithful. Learning another language is educational. Learning the Greek language is like discovering the roots of education.

For more information please contact the Greek school director Stella Theoharopoulos at: (847) 529-5899 or SSPP.GREEKSCHOOL@gmail.com.

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Morning Bible Study

Morning Bible Study is open to everyone. We gather together weekly to study and grow in the understanding of God’s truth and love, made known to us in His holy word. You can expect a progressive study of a particular selection of Scripture, lively conversation, and loving fellowship.

Morning Bible Study Director: Helen Theodoropoulos, MTS, PhD
When: Wednesdays, 10:30 to 12:00, September through May
Where: SSPP Library

For more information, contact Helen Theodoropoulos at SSPP.BIBLESTUDY@gmail.com.


 

Men’s Bible Study

Men’s Bible Study is a unique opportunity for men in our parish to gather together for edifying study of the scripture and other related books. Topics range based on the text we are reading, and with a lively and inquisitive group there is always an interesting tangent or two to explore.

We meet Thursday mornings in the church library from 6:30 am to 7:30 am, leaving plenty of time for our men to get to work after our discussions.

For more information, contact frp@ssppglenview.org.


 

Monday Night Bible Study

Monday Night Bible Study with Father Kosmas is a comfortable, casual, but in-depth look into our Scripture, Tradition, and Faith together. Meet us on Monday nights in the High School Classroom from 7:00 – 8:00 pm (sharp) for our gatherings. Feel free to bring coffee, snacks, beer, or wine to get cozy. We will see you on Monday night!

For more information, contact frk@ssppglenview.org.