Ministries

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St. Demetrios Education

First Class Ministries

Our teachers are among the best in the Church!
Enroll your children so that they can become the light of the Gospel.

Amazing Dance Program

There are groups for all ages of children and Adults!
Consider learning the rich heritage of our forefathers.

Adult Education

Our Adult Education Class invigorates all by delving into the fathers, Gospels and the Orthodox mindset.

All of our ministries are governed by the guidance of the priest and the members of the EYCC Committee.  Learn about the EYCC Committee here!

Register yourself and your children today for the 2015 – 2016 Academic Year!  Registration is open until the end of September.

About our Ministries

The format and content of our youth programs were revised to bring new energy to the programs with more contemporary themes and integration of the various ministries. The programs meet on Sundays following Divine Liturgy and throughout the week. We strive to improve our Youth Ministries at all times and the increase in student attendance is evidence that our new approaches are working. We invite you to check out the links below for specific information pertaining to each Ministry.

  • Sunday School

    By attending Sunday School, our youth will grow in their love for and knowledge of Jesus Christ.

  • GOYA

    This ministry was created to lead our young people (for grades 7th to 12th) into experiencing the Orthodox Faith by becoming active sacramental members of the living Church.

  • Greek Dance

    St. Demetrios offers Greek folk dance classes to students from kindergarten to adults the opportunity to learn about the culture and regions of Greece through dance and songs.

  • Youth Stewardship

    Allows our youth to strengthen the relationship of our youth with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by helping them identify their role and responsibility as stewards of our church and faith as they integrate Spiritual, Service and Fellowship elements into their everyday Orthodox Christian Life.

  • Altar Boys

    This ministry is for our young men from age 7 and above to learn to care for and serve God’s Holy Altar.

  • Bookstore

    Visit our bookstore in the Small Hall after liturgy for a large selection of theological and liturgical books, and icons.

  • Bible Study

    These classes are offered between the Orthros service and the Divine Liturgy 10:00 am to 10:20 am September through May.

  • Little Lambs

    A ministry for all Mommies, Daddies, Yayas and Papous with children under 5 (including infants) who want to begin their child’s relationship to the church at an early age.

  • Greek School

    A’ (Beginner) and B’ (Intermediate) classes will be offered Monday and Thursdays. An Advanced Class will be offered on Monday evenings. Additional classes will be offered if there is a need based on those who register for our Greek School.

  • HOPE/JOY

    Holy Orthodox Primary Education (HOPE) ministers to children in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade and Junior Orthodox Youth (JOY) ministers to children from the 3rd through 6th grade.

  • Summer Camp

    A week-long ministry which offers a wonderful and unique opportunity for our youth to experience Christ and our Orthodox faith alongside their friends, peers, and mentors.

  • Outreach

    There are several other groups which work within the community of Fort Lauderdale and beyond.

Register yourself and your children today for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year!  Registration is open until the end of September.

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