Ministry Support

Doria Saros

Doria Saros

Doria is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Minnesota. She has also completed coursework in Basic Theology from St. Stephen’s Course of Studies in Orthodox Theology. Doria formerly served as the Youth Director for 20 years. She has been serving the faithful of St Mary’s full time since 1998.

Doria is responsible for these key areas:

  • Youth Committee Program Facilitator
  • Visitation Ministry Coordinator
  • Summer Camp Coordinator
  • Family Camp Coordinator
  • Sacramental Paperwork
  • Parish Lenten Retreat

Youth Director

Jon Klein

Originally from Pella, Iowa, Jon attended St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. In May of 2017, he earned his Masters Degree from the University of Northern Iowa studying Leisure, Youth, and Human Services. He has been a summer camp counselor abroad in Taiwan and completed his internship as a day camp director in the Netherlands. Jon has been involved with the St. Mary’s Summer Camp Program for 17 years (11 years as a camper and 6 as a counselor) and a counselor with St. Mary’s Family Camp for 4 years.

Jon is excited about the opportunity to work with the youth and families at St. Mary’s GOC and help them grow closer to Christ.  He can be reached directly at jon@stmarysgoc.org