Youth Programs

Church School

Our Sunday School is held immediately following communion. We invite all youth present to please join us as we grow together as Orthodox Christians. 

Our curriculum is published and received from the Diocese and therefore appropriate and easy to teach. We are always looking for volunteers to assist.

 We currently have Sunday School classes for children Pre K to Senior High. Sunday School is held immediately following communion. Parents can still register their children by Downloading the Sunday Church School Registration Form. Please become part of this valuable experience. Remember, our children are the future, and the future of our church rests in their hearts and souls.


GOYA is the Greek Orthodox Youth of America program of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the GOYA Ministry is to support young Orthodox Christians in their life-long process of “growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 3:18.) 

The GOYA program is a ministry of the Church that works to educate young Orthodox Christians to become active sacramental participants in the life of the Body of Christ. It is not an organization or club, it is simply the faithful of the Church who share the same grades in school, ages and common interests. It is a spiritual ministry based on the theological tenets of the Orthodox Christian Faith. 

GOYA ministers to teenagers of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America who are in the 7th through 12th grade and are 12 years old to 18 years of age.               

It is significant to keep in mind that the single greatest influence on how young people develop a “sense of self” is their parents. We consider GOYA as a supplement to this vital “home ministry."


2017 Southern Region Fall Retreat

 The 2017 Southern Fall Retreat will be held November 17 - 19 at the Riverbend Retreat Center in Glen Rose, Texas.  Youth, ages 11 - 18 years, are invited to retreat away from the pressures and the hustle of every day life.


Riverbend Retreat Center
1232-C County Road 411B
Glen Rose, Texas 76073

The registration fee for this event is $125 per participant.

Registration is open through October 11 through October 29, 2017.

Click here to register.  


Our St. John's Oratorical Festival will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2018. All applications are due to Ms. Maxson on Sunday, February 7th. The winner will have the opportunity to attend the Metropolis of Denver St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival on March 9 - 11, 2018, and will be hosted by St. Anna Parish in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.

2018 St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival Topics

For more information, contact our Church School Director Mary Maxson at or call 281 338 4083.