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Last Updated on : 06 April 2017
The Greek Orthodox Youth of America (GOYA) of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church is an extension of the community’s Sunday school program and provides the church's youth opportunities to volunteer, engage in enterprising activities, make lifelong friendships and express their Faith. With guidance from the GOYA advisor and faithful parents, GOYA officers learn to express their faith through a variety of “hands on” activities, including activity planning, group leadership, and financial planning.
Children ages 12 – 18 are members of GOYA.
Thanks to the support from our parents, priests and community, the GOYA has been able to participate in the following activities:
First Sunday of every month the GOYA holds a full-
Annually, the GOYA organizes a group trip to the GOYO in Grand Rapids, Basketball Tournament to Dayton, Ohio and more.
Through a variety of innovative activities, the GOYA works together to raise money for local charities and for church projects.
President: Yianni Koukios
Vice President: Maria Thanasas
Treasurer: Sam Raphtis
Recording Secretary: Andrew Marcaccio
Corresponding Secretary: Effie Karabetsos
Advisors: Andrianna and Steve Kiriazis
Elena and Yanni Mitropetros
Yanni Koukios' inaugural address to the congregation