The Long Island, New York region VBS of the Malankara Archdiocese Sunday School Association of North America, was held on Sat. Aug 4th, 2011 at St. Mary’s JSOC, Lynbrook, NY. It was a joint effort by the 3 Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Churches in Long Island- St. Peters and St Pauls, Massapequa, NY; St. Mary’s, Floral Park, NY; St. Mary’s, Lynbrook, NY. This year’s theme was “Adventure on Promise Island.” Through various workshops and sessions, the kids were able to experience God promises to be with us, to care about us, to give us what we need, to save us, and to answer us. By God’s mercy and grace, this years VBS was a blessed event under the leadership of Vicar, Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Jacob, Region 1 Coordinator/Headmaster Mr. Thomas Kallapurakal (Massapequa), Sunday School Headmaster’s Mr. Kuriakose Paily(Lynbrook), Mr. Jesu John, MDiv(Floral Park) and various Sunday School Teachers of all the parishes. Sunday School Association congratulate and thank VBS coordinators Mr. Manoj Kurian, Mrs. Jaime Philip, Mrs Swapna Thomson and Mr. Santy Kuriakose(Food Coordinator) for organizing a blessed event.