Jr. G.O.Y.A.

Jr. GOYA is for 6th-8th graders and begins Monday, September 17, 2018.  Click HERE to view this year's calendar of activities! Gatherings will take place every other Monday from 5:45 - 7:25 p.m. and begin with dinner together, followed by activities, discussions, games or special events.  All meetings will be held at the home just south of the Church, 1221 Riverwoods Rd., rented by Ascension during the construction project, unless a different location is specified.  

Click HERE to view the 2018/19 Calendar
Click HERE to download and print registration form.

About Joy & Jr. Goya

Our Jr. Goya Program is for 6th - 8th Graders and meets every other week 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 

  • NOVEMBER 12:  FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN – REGISTER NOW –Jr. GOYA, and GOYA, along with Philoptochos and our Men’s Ministry will be participating in a service project at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) in Libertyville on Monday, November 12, where we will hand pack meals that are specially formulated for malnourished children. Please email Carol Stamas (cestamas@comcast.net) as soon as possible with the number of people from your family who will attend. Space is limited and reservations will be taken on a first come-first served basis. Note: Jr. GOYA will participate from 6 to 7:30 pm; GOYA from 8-9:30 p.m.
  • Metropolis of Chicago Video Contest!  Click HERE for details.

  • 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.

JR. GOYA 2018/19 Calendar

Host a Meal Sign-up


2018/19 Youth Registration Form 

Meal Recommendations

Lenten Meal Recommendations

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