The mission of Y2AM is to:

  1. Make God’s love present to youth and young adults;
  2. Challenge and inspire them to live their relationship with Christ every day; and
  3. Set the tone, standards, and vision for youth and young adult ministry across the Archdiocese.

About

Y2AM is the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries and Office of Camping Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.  

For More

For more of Y2AM’s work, please visit y2am.org.

Contact Information

8 East 79th Street New York, NY 10075
Tel.: (646) 519-6780 • Fax: (646) 478-9358
Email: [email protected]
Web: youth.goarch.org / youngadult.goarch.org

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Products & Services Products & Services

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    Books of the Bible

    A companion to “Live the Word,” this series will help you make sense of the Scripture by offering context and ideas to help you better understand the books of the Bible as you read the Scripture, search for Christ, and live the Word. Read More

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    Live the Word

    The Live The Word Video Series takes a closer look at the Sunday Epistle and Gospel readings with two videos each week for the upcoming readings. Read More

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    The Trench

    The Trench is a video series to remind us that we are all fighting the same battle, in the trench, that is the Church, together and to help one another find ways to ensure our relationships thrive. Read More

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    Be the Bee

    Be the Bee is a video series about finding God in everything, everyday. Join us! Read More

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    Pop Culture Coffee Hour

    Steven Christoforou and Christian Gonzalez talk about pop culture, theology, and whatever else is on their minds. They might even make you laugh. Maybe. “Pop Culture Coffee Hour” is a joint production of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Ancient Faith Radio. Read More

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    Read the Orthodox Study Bible in a Year!

    With this handy guide, you can cover reading the entire Bible in one year starting with September 1, the start of the Ecclesiastical New Year. The reading list is based on the Orthodox Study Bible. Read More

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    ExeGenius

    Exegenius is an exciting tool that allows you to read the Bible like never before! Now you can read the weekly Sunday Gospel readings and, with just a click, instantly have access to classic patristic commentary, important Scriptural cross-references, helpful explanations and questions, and even related videos and podcasts. Read More

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    Child and Youth Protection

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is deeply committed to the protection of its children and youth. Those who work with our young people are accountable to God and the community to ensure their safety, well-being, and spiritual formation. As a Church, we must provide a safe and secure environment where young people can grow and mature in the Faith. While we can never eliminate the possibility of abuse or injury, we can take steps to ensure that our programs are as safe as possible. Read More

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    Youth Ministry Guidelines

    On this page you will find the guidelines for the following Youth Ministry Programs in PDF format. Please note the instructions for printing out these guide booklets before you begin. Read More

Staff Staff

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    Steven Christoforou

    Director, Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

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    Christian Gonzalez

    Young Adult Ministries Coordinator, Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

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    Cassandra Garibaldi

    Resources Coordinator, Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

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    Maria Pappas

    Administrative Coordinator, Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries