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

In 2000, the Evangelical Church of Armenia started its ministry in the region of Dilijan.  The original members of the Church were a small group of believers who met in houses and had Bible studies. Inspired with the knowledge of the Word of God, they became the permanent members of the Dilijan Church. For many years, church services were held in a small apartment building. The narrow and uncomfortable room did not… Read More

The Jubilee Celebration of the 170th Anniversary of the Armenian Evangelical Church coupled with celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia, was held on Sunday, September 25 at the Aram Khachaturian Grand Music Hall in Yerevan, Armenia. Among the audience were dozens of Armenian Evangelical pastors from all around the world and local guests. The Music Hall was filled to its capacity. Earlier over 70 Armenian Evangelical pastors participated… Read More

At its Annual Banquet, to be held Saturday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott West, 111 Crawford Avenue, West Conshohocken, PA, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) will honor three distinguished individuals, Albert Momjian, Esq. (posthumously), Set Momjian and Rev. Dr. John Markarian, for their many years of faithful and dedicated service to the Armenian Community. The theme of the AMAA Banquet will be Faithful to the Legacy…. Read More

On September 22, RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan received the delegation of the Armenian Evangelical World Council and the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), who were in Armenia to attend the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia and to celebrate the 170th Anniversary of the Armenian Evangelical Church in the Motherland. Minister Hakobyan welcomed the guests and extended congratulations on the occasion of the 25th anniversary… Read More

The newly constructed Bezjian Family Building at the C & E Merdinian Armenian Evangelical School in Sherman Oaks, California opened its doors to students for the first time on August 18, 2016.  This beautiful 6,840 sq. ft. modern building offers state-of-the-art facilities to the School’s students.  It encompasses five classrooms, a library, science lab, art room and an office for the athletic coach.  Children and teachers alike were very excited to see… Read More

The Boston area Orphan and Child Care Committee will present its 25th Annual Fundraiser on Thursday, September 29, 2016. The Dinner and Auction will take place at Wellesley Country Club, 294 Wellesley Ave. Wellesley Hills, MA. We are accepting reservations online. Click here to RSVP. Download Return Card

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