JOY / Jr. G.O.Y.A.
During the 2016/17 Ecclesiastical year, JOY/Jr. GOYA explored the theme: "Making it Real - Living our Orthodox Faith Daily." Our gatherings take place on Monday evenings from 5:45 - 7:25 p.m. and begin with dinner together, followed by activities, discussions, games or special events. Stay tuned this summer for registration information for our 2017/18 program!
About Joy & Jr. Goya
Our Joy Youth Ministry Program is for 4th to 6th graders and our Jr. Goya Program is for 7th & 8th Graders. Both groups meet weekly together on Monday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. These programs encourage our youth to develop their ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ and His Holy Church through a unique and positive Youth Ministry experience. Learning opportunities are provided through experienced Youth Ministry Workers, offering religious education, arts and crafts, personal interaction, discussions, and service projects.
Program and Material Fee: $40
ASCENSION and METROPOLIS UPCOMING YOUTH EVENTS:
- May 26 - 28, 2017: Junior Olympics. Click HERE for more information!
- FANARI SUMMER CAMP:
WEEK 1: JUNE 18-24, 2017
WEEK 2: JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2017
WEEK 3: JULY 9-15, 2017
WEEK 4: JULY 16-22, 2017
- Summer Opportunities
To enhance the fellowship component of this ministry, parents are kindly asked to provide meals on a weekly rotating basis. Please sign-up at the link below. Meal suggestions are also inlcuded below. If you have any questions, please contact the Church Office @ 847-482-1200.
|JOY/JR. GOYA 2016/17 Calendar|
Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ; Diomedes the Physician & Martyr of Tarsus; Timothy of Euripus, founder of the Monastery of Pentele; Nicodemus the New Martyr of Meteora; Gerasimus of Cephalonia; Holy Monk Penteles; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; The Six Martyrs Dorotheos, Sarantis, Jacob, Seraphim, Demetrios and Basil who contested in Megara; Manuel and John the New Martyrs; Stamatios the Martyr; Apostolos the New-Martyr