Kia Blazakis and
the Junior Orthodox Youth of St.
Luke’s Greek Orthodox Church.
It is the ministry to 3rd through 6th grade
children of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
The mission and goal of the Joy ministry is to lead
our young people onto experiencing the Orthodox Christian Faith through
Worship, Fellowship, Service, and Witness.
All children who are between the ages of 8-12 are welcome to
It is our honor to be the advisors for
JOY this year. Under Father
Christ’s guidance we have planned a calendar of activities that
reinforce positive teachings and traditions of the Orthodox Church.
Activities are structured to bring together our children in a spirit of
love and admiration.
encouraged to give back to their community.
Nov 10 - Time TBD - Kid's Mission - Egg Harbor, NJ
Nov 18 - After Liturgy- Thanksgiving ConKerr Cancer Foundation Bake Sale
Dec 7 - 7pm - JOY/HOPE Christmas Stocking service project and party
Jan18 - 7pm - Service Project: Make ConKerr Foundation Pillow Cases
Feb 10 - Time TBD - JOY/HOPE Bowling
March - Field Trip Date TBD
April - Salutations to the Theotokos Service - Friday TBD
May 5 - After Agape Service - Host Easter Egg Hunt
June 14 - Time TBD - JOY/HOPE Mini-Golf