Thursday, October 22, 2009

Did You Know?

Did you know that Sunday School was created in the 18th century in order to prevent children in the "slums" from entering a life of crime? It was first established by Robert Raikes in Gloucester, England. The curriculum consisted of first learning to read and then to the catechism.  Other than a small break for lunch, the program also lasted from 10:00 am to 5pm. That's quite a program!

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