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St. Nicholas JOY

Junior Orthodox Youth, or JOY, is the ministry to 3rd through 5th grade children of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Since JOY is a ministry, the orientation and implementation of the program should reflect the Orthodox Christian Faith, Tradition and Life.

The mission and goal of the JOY 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. By building on the foundation of faith at this age, the young people will have something that will guide and strengthen them as they progress into junior high and high school.