Annunciation Youth Ministries

Annunciation Sunday School

Our Sunday School program is for students starting from preschool to all the way to high school. Our Catechism program educates our youth about our Faith and Tradition and prepares them to live as Orthodox Christians in today’s world. 

Ministry Audience: Preschool to High School

Leadership Team: Liz Gilmore, Paula Maria Brown, Presvytera Mallory, Kyle Gatzmeyer, Anastasia Ta, Marianthe Brown

 

Little Lambs HOPE/JOY

Infants and Toddlers are welcome to join us with their parents or grandparents for our little ones to grow in their faith with a lesson, craft, story time and socialization. 

Ministry Audience: 40 days- 4 years old

Leader: Presvytera Mallory Kasapakis

 

HOPE/JOY

HOPE/JOY is a ministry that lays the foundation of the Holy Orthodox Faith at a young age. By developing a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and becoming active sacramental members of the living Church, our young people will be equipped with tools necessary to assist them in their journey toward salvation. GOYA ministers to youth 6th grade through 12th grade and has occasional monthly events in addition to meeting every Wednesday.

Ministry Audience: K-5

Leadership Team: TBD, If interested contact Fr. Sampson!

 

Greek Orthodox Youth of America (GOYA)

The mission and goal of GOYA ministry is to lead our young people into experiencing the Holy Orthodox Faith. By developing a personal relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and becoming active sacramental members of the living Church, our young people will be equipped with tools necessary to assist them in their journey toward salvation. GOYA ministers to youth 6th grade through 12th grade and has occasional monthly events in addition to meeting every Wednesday.

Ministry Audience: 6th Grade-12th Grade

Leaders: Kyle and Angela Gatzmeyer 

 

Special Treasures

Similarly to our School System, Annunciation Ministries will integrate children with special needs into its ministry catechism, social gatherings, support groups, and prayer services. If you are interested, we will be seeking out parents or volunteers who can work one on one to create an educational orthodox environment for all of our youth. 

Leader: Rev. Fr. Sampson N. Kasapakis and designated volunteers based on need



Annunciation Vacation Bible Camp

Each summer St. Nicholas Sunday School provides a week-long session of a Summer Camp. Each week has religious sessions, arts and crafts, music, and activities for our campers with a final all-camp event on the final day for the summer. 

Leadership Team: Fr. Sampson, Presvytera Mallory, and our Sunday School Team