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Meet the Team!

Steven Christoforou, Director
Maria Pappas, Administrative Coordinator
Christian Gonzalez, Young Adult Ministries Coordinator


The mission of the Archdiocese Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries is to strengthen the relationship between God and the Greek Orthodox youth and young adults through supportive Christ-centered resources aimed to sustain youth leaders as well as Orthodox individuals.

Department Ministries
The Department works with the following ministries of our Church: HOPE (Holy Orthodox Primary Education, JOY (Junior Orthodox Youth), GOYA (Greek Orthodox Youth of America), Altar Boys, Young Adult Ministries, OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship), EOCS (Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting), and Camping Ministries.


Jesus and Children

Youth and Young Adult Ministries

8 East 79th Street

New York, NY 10075

Phone: 646.519.6780

Fax: 646-478-9358