It is with deep sorrow that we share the sad news of the passing of Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian, father of Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, AMAA President, on Monday evening, August 22, 2016 at his home in Chicago, IL. Rev. Emmanuel Darakjian has served the Lord for many decades as an educator and minister in Syria and Lebanon.  He moved to the United States with his family in 1975 and settled in Chicago.  Rev…. Read More

Summer 2016 KCHAG is a haven not far from Beirut where people can escape from the rush of daily life, within minutes from the capital, and rest in a calming nature and a Christian atmosphere. We thank God that throughout the last year, KCHAG hosted more than thirty groups for worship services, private prayer sessions, seminars, conferences, church outings, and trainings, including some from the Armenian Apostolic Church. This summer KCHAG has… Read More

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 It is with deep sorrow that we share the sad news of the passing of Past Board Member Charles (Chuck) Bilezikian, of Osterville and Boston, MA and Palm Beach, FL, on July 26, 2016. Mr. Bilezikian faithfully served the Armenian Missionary Association of America as a Board Member and benefactor. The funeral service… Read More

In The Spirit of Giving Gala to Benefit Children in Crisis The Boston Area Orphan and Child Care Committee of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) will Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of its In the Spirit of Giving Gala, a Wine and Dine Fundraising Event.  The event will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7 pm at the Wellesley Country Club, Wellesley, MA.  The Dinner will feature a Live Auction,… Read More

What a blessing to be of service to the people of Armenia for the last eight years and we thank the Lord for all who have ventured along with us. This year we had an enormous Medical Mission Team with 45 individuals from the US and Canada and nine Armenian translators.  This was the largest team to date and although we were a bit apprehensive about the size and the ability to… Read More

Khoren & Shooshanig Avedisian School Graduation This year, graduation at the Khoren and Shooshanig Avedisian High School was extra special. The students decided to present for the first time “Avedisian” Awards and recognize the benefactors and all the teachers of the School. The ‘Most Patriotic Director’ award was given to Principal Melanya Geghamyan and “Avedisian” prizes were awarded to the Armenian Missionary Association of Armenia Representative -Mr. Harout Nercessian, Armenia Tree Project… Read More

It is with deep sorrow that we share the sad news of the passing of Past AMAA President and Board Member Albert Momjian on July 11, 2016 after a brief illness. For many decades, Albert Momjian faithfully served the Armenian Missionary Association of America, sitting on its Board of Directors, acting as its Solicitor, and serving as its President from 1993-1997.  A long-time Trustee of the Stephen Philibosian Foundation, Albert was also… Read More

It is with deep sorrow that we share the sad news of the passing of Past AMAA Board Member Harry Balukjian on June 29, 2016 at home in Gaithersburg, MD. Harry was proud of his Armenian heritage and helped people and institutions in need in Armenia, the Middle East and beyond, through generous donations to the Armenian Missionary Association of America, while serving on the AMAA board for two decades. Mr. Balukjian… Read More

As we reflect on the tragic events which unfolded over the last week in the United States, we come to share the grief and pain that has been America’s. The AMAA would like to express condolences to all families who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Among the Lord’s many attributes found in the Bible, we see that God is a God of order, justice and He comforts those in… Read More

Last week, Rev. Kirkor Ağabaloğlu, Pastor of the Armenian Evangelical Church of Gedik Pasa, Istanbul was in Armenia, along with a delegation comprised of members of the committee for the construction and rehabilitation of Istanbul’s CAMP ARMEN (Kamp Armen), including engineer Nazareth Binatli, architects Aleen Pontioglu, Zhan Gavrilov, representative of the Hrant Dink Foundation, Delal Dink (Hrant Dink’s daughter) and benefactors Harout and Dalar Khorozoglus. They came to Yerevan to get acquainted with… Read More

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