AMAA’s Boston area Orphan and Child Care Committee members On September 29, the exquisite Wellesley Country Club was the setting for the AMAA Boston Area Orphan and Child Care Committee’s 25th Anniversary In The Spirit of Giving Gala. Committee Chair Michele Simourian proudly welcomed the largest crowd ever for this event.  The elegant dining room was decorated with tables all in gold and white, lit by softly gleaming chandeliers, and bedecked with… Read More

Celebrate the Holidays – Support the AMAA’s Child and Orphan Care program while you shop at Bloomingdale’s in Sherman Oaks, CA Download Invitation

Below is the most recent update the AMAA has received from Rev. Haroutune Selimian, President of the Armenian Protestant Community in Syria. We ask that you continue to keep our brothers and sisters in your prayers. Since the month of April 2016, Aleppo has been going through a hellish war, which just seems to be getting worse and worse. I’m writing this, as we see shells continue falling on civilian areas where… Read More

AMAA Sponsorship Program at the Khoren and Shooshanig Avedisian School Milena’s favorite subject at school is math. She is a first grader attending the Khoren and Shooshanig  Avedisian School. Coming to school every day is a joy for her. Her father, a deliveryman, suffers from severe joint pain and is unable to fully provide for the family of seven who all live in a partially built one floor home, which is in need of… Read More

Clockwise from middle left to right: Joseph and Joyce Stein, Sona Khanjian and AMAA Executive Director/CEO Zaven Khanjian, ROA Ambassador Grigor Hovhannissian, AMAA President, Dr. Nazareth Darakjian, Haigazian University Trustee Chair, Dr. Ani Darakjian, founding President of Haigazian University Honoree Rev. Dr. John and Mrs. Inge Markarian AMAA 97th ANNUAL MEETING BANQUET: FAITHFUL TO OUR LEGACY After a few days of 97th Annual Meeting related activities, hosted by the Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational… Read More

Benefiting from Rev. Haroutune Selimian’ s visit to Paramus, NJ, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) organized an event on October 26, 2016 at the Armenian Presbyterian Church in Paramus, NJ to hear updates on Aleppo. Rev. Selimian is the President of the Armenian Evangelical Community in Syria and Pastor of the Armenian Evangelical Bethel Church in Aleppo. During the five-year war, which continues to be in escalation mode, Rev. Selimian… Read More

Come and Learn How Aleppo is Coping Wednesday, October 26th Rev. Haroutune Selimian is the President of the Armenian Evangelical Community in Syria and has lived through the Syrian crisis for the past five years.   Rev. Selimian is the courageous leader shepherding the flock, injecting hope and overlooking the safety and well-being of the community.   His seat is in Aleppo, the crucified war torn city, center of worldwide attention and… Read More

CHILD AND ORPHAN CARE COMMITTEE HONORED By Joyce Abdulian & Phyllis Hamo On Saturday, October 8 at the Jonathan Club of Los Angeles, more than 300 guests gathered to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Child and Orphan Care Committee of the Armenian Missionary Association of America. Co-Chairs Gary Phillips and Jack Muncherian welcomed the audience and introduced Master of Ceremonies Paul Kalemkiarian, Jr. who led the evening in celebration. Generous sponsors… Read More

L to R: Drs. Nurhan and Celeste Helvacian, Zaven Khanjian, Victoria and Ambassador Grigor Hovhannissian, Sona Khanjian, Gary and Arine Phillips On September 28, representatives of AMAA participated in the Celebration of Armenia’s 25th Independence Day at the Hall of the Americas in Washington, DC, organized by the Embassy of Armenia to the United States under the auspices of the Armenia Fund. Over 400 guests attended the event representing various Armenian and… Read More

By Rev. Dr. Paul Hadostian On the occasion of the 170th anniversary of the Armenian Evangelical Church an all-Armenian Evangelical Pastors’ Retreat took place on September 22-24, 2016 at the AMAA’s Sheen-Shoghig Conference Center in Hankavan, Armenia, attended by 80 pastors from North America, Europe, the Middle East Armenia, Karabagh and Russia. The task of coordination and leadership of the conference was ably executed by Rev. Mgrdich Melkonian and assisting pastors in… Read More