Since 2013, we have been on the forefront of creating and shaping Christ-centered, Kingdom-oriented ministry that's been helping generations of Orthodox Christians around the world.

 

Our Mission

Y2AM helps introduce youth and young adults to Christ.

Y2AM inspires them to live out their relationship with the Lord and His Church on a daily basis.

We are a ministry team of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

 

Annual Report

To read our 2016 Annual Report, click here.

Keep up your dedication and enthusiasm because the Church, the world needs you!

— Patricia H.

“Be the Bee” has changed me. Thank you for changing how we live Orthodoxy.

— Andrea H.

Your videos have been instrumental in my family’s decision to join the Eastern Orthodox Church.

— Glenn H.

Our Team Our Team

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Steven Christoforou

Director|Director

A graduate of Yale University, Fordham University School of Law, and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Steve is passionate about sharing the Gospel in a clear and accessible way and helping people see Christ at work in their lives.

Areas of Focus: developing ministry vision, team leadership, public communication, development

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Christian Gonzalez

Young Adult Ministries Coordinator

A graduate of Wheaton College, Azusa Pacific University, & Luther Seminary, Christian is a Licensed Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Arizona committed to the upbuilding of the Church as a family that facilitates the formation of youth & young adults into the image of Christ.

Areas of Focus: development and articulation of ministry vision, ministry training, young adult development

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Cassandra Garibaldi

Resources Coordinator

A graduate of Hellenic College (BA in Religious Studies, minor in Elementary Ed.) and Holy Cross School of Theology (M.Div), Cassandra is enthusiastic about ministry, especially leading others to find Christ in their daily lives.

Areas of Focus: volunteer management, development of integrated resources for camp, parish, and family use

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Maria Pappas

Administrative Coordinator

Maria, a born and raised New Yorker, graduated from Fordham University with her BA in Classical Languages and Anthropology. She has served as a staff member and Diakonia Director at Camp Saint Paul since 2013, and she advises the GOYA program at Holy Cross Whitestone.

Areas of Focus: logistics, communications, database management, inventory management