Ten Little Orthodox came to church all the time;
One fell out with the priest, then there were nine.
Nine Little Orthodox stayed up late;
One overslept on Sunday, then there were eight.
Eight Little Orthodox intent on Heaven;
One took the low road, then there were seven.
Seven Little Orthodox, chirping like chicks;
One didn't like the singing, then there were six.
Six Little Orthodox seemed very much alive;
One took a vacation, then there were five.
Five Little Orthodox pulling for Heaven's shore;
One stopped to take a rest, then there were four.
Four Little Orthodox each as busy as a bee;
One had his feelings hurt, then there were three.
Three Little Orthodox couldn't decide what to do;
One couldn't have his way, then there were two.
Two Little Orthodox each brought one more;
Now don't you see, two plus two equals four.
Four Little Orthodox worked early and late;
Each brought one, now there were eight.
Eight Little Orthodox if they double as before;
In just seven Sundays, we have one thousand twenty