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The mission of the Greek Orthodox Young Adult League (GOYAL) Ministry is to lead all persons to the fullness of the Faith and Likeness of God, through the example of it's patron saint, St. Stephen the Protomartyr.

The YAL is open to all those who are between the ages of 18 and 35!

Consequently, young adults must be integrated into the active life of the Orthodox Church on all levels; Parish, Diocesan, and Archdiocesan; dedicated to serving the Church, it's missions and ministries.

This is accomplished by living the four characteristics - Worship, Witness, Service and Fellowship which marked the lives, teachings and works of the Holy Fathers and Saints of the Church.

The four characteristics that provide and promote opportunities to grow are the following:

Litourgia (Worship) - Worship services: Orthos, Vespers, Agiasmos, Divine Liturgy, Confession and other prayer services. Young adults can participate in: Epistle reading; sermonettes, choir, etc..

Martyria (Witness) - Workshops: Topical discussions concerned with social/moral issues, Hellenic College, LOGOS, missions, other Archdiocesan institutions. Sharing the faith and encourage development of GOYAL groups.

Diaconia (Service) - Projects: Community Outreach, Holy Cross mission workshops, mission canisters, blood drives, etc.

Koinonia (Fellowship) - Hospitality along with events providing an informal atmosphere.

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  • 193
  • Greek
  • Sep 28, 2003
  • English

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