Church School Similar to what you may refer to as “Sunday School”, Our Church School teaches the Orthodox youth from Baptism through High School age groups. Emparting with them the knowledge and tools they’ll need to be faithful practioners of our faith. The Church School has classes every Sunday, August through May. We have a variety of classes catered to our indivdual age groups and their specific needs. G.O.Y.A. The mission and goal of G.O.Y.A 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. Through GOYA, our youth are actively a part of our greater Tri-State community, participating in events such as: caroling, food pantry, souper bowl of caring, faith based camps through the national GOYA group and participating the Metropolis of Pittsburgh’s Camp Nazareth. Orthodoxy 101 This ministry is open to everyone, but is specially designed for potential converts to the Orthodox Faith. All persons wishing to join the Orthodox Church must attend Orthodox 101. Check the church calendar for meetings. Learn More Orthodoxy On Tap Orthodoxy on Tap is a fun and relaxed evening gathering in which we discuss the Orthodox faith through an open dialogue. We have discussion about issues, challenges, and hot topics in our world and church today as well as enjoy food, drink, and each other’s company. Most importantly, Orthodoxy on Tap is a gathering of friends who come to share in the cup of growth and togetherness. Whether you’re Orthodox or just curious about our faith, we encourage you to stop in and see what it’s all about…Thirsty? Orthodox BC Orthodox bc: “by choice”. This class is a wonderful group that covers lessons, readings, and has discussions on the “praxis” (practice) of our wonderful faith. It is a great class for those who want to learn more about the Orthodox way of life. Emmaus Living an ancient faith in a modern time poses a variety of challenges for Orthodox Christians. Emmaus’ monthly home gatherings pack a combination of study, prayer, and fellowship into a single evening. Attendees leave renewed in their Faith and strengthened by the bonds they share with their fellow parishioners. We hope you’ll join us! Philoptochos Philoptochos is the duly accredited international women’s philanthropic organization of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Philoptochos, the “right hand of our church, is comprised of Orthodox Christian Ladies who join together to serve God and His Church by giving aid to individuals, charities, and their own parish church. Philoptochos organizes a variety of fundraising activities throughout the year to suppport their philanthropic programs. Noteworthy Philoptochos endeavors include the drink booth at Chili-Fest, Holiday Bake Sale, Vasilopita Auction, and Greek Independence Day Luncheon.