The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco is pleased to announce the Bay Area GOYA End of Summer Celebration on Saturday, August 21, 2021 and hosted by the Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Church in Novato, CA.

Youth in the 6th – 12th grades are invited to participate in an afternoon hike, and then after returning to the church, families can join for the Paraklesis Service and dinner.


  • 2:30 p.m. Meet at the Church
  • 3:00 p.m. Drive to Hike (10 minutes away - Need parent volunteers to help drop off kids at trailhead)
  • 4:45 p.m. Drive back to Church
  • 5:00 p.m. Paraklesis in Church
  • 6:00 p.m. BBQ on the back platia overlooking Marin County
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion


Hike is open to Youth in Grades 6th – 12th
Paraklesis and BBQ is open to Families


Mary Mellas