Junior GOYA (6th-8th Grade)

Junior GOYA @ SS. Peter & Paul

The Junior GOYA of SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church aims to be a conduit of the holistic growth of our 6th-8th Graders toward Christ and His Church. Our Junior GOYA strives to accomplish this mission by intentional gatherings of Worship, Fellowship, Outreach, and Education.


And that’s exactly what we do, with the following four gatherings each month
(see links below to subscribe to our calendar):
  • Junior GOYA Meeting (usually the second Monday of the month, 6:30-8pm):
    • We begin with dinner
    • We discuss new & old business
    • We have a 30-40 minute session on the year’s theme
    • We have activities in the gym
  • Junior GOYA Outing (time & day varies each month):
    • Outings are off-church activities to grow our groups fellowship, including
      • Retreats
      • Ice Skating
      • Lock-ins & more!
  • Junior GOYA Outreach (time & day varies each month):
    • We emphasize Outreach with an opportunity to serve those around us once a month
    • Outreach activities include:
      • Feed My Starving Children
      • Creating and distributing “Blessing Bags”
      • Visiting the Greek American Nursing Home & More!
  • Junior GOYA Friday Fundays (usually the fourth Friday of the month, 6:30-9pm):
    • We begin with dinner
    • We have structured activities, including:
      • Open gym
      • Movies
      • Bonfires
  • Please subscribe to our GOYA Calendar, so that your personal calendar will be automatically populated with our events, even if they are edited:

Contact youthdirector@ssppglenview.org for more information.