In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global outbreak, the AMAA has canceled its April 18, 2020 Child and Orphan Care Luncheon, Fashion Show and Silent Auction. Each supporter will be contacted to decide how best to allocate or return the funds we have received.

Please know that everyone’s contribution is critical to continue the programs and assistance for the needy children and families, which this fundraiser supports. All donors and sponsors will be acknowledged on the AMAA website, newsletter and other social media platforms.

Thank you for your continued support! We look forward to seeing you in 2021.

Please consider making a donation.

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
2 Timothy 1:7

Dear AMAA members, friends and supporters,
At the time ‘The Constant’ was penned for the latest issue of the AMAA News, see below, a variety of news headlines were at the focus of attention at kitchen tables across America.

Today, literally, the Coronavirus, a source of national and international anxiety and uncertainty, solely reigns at the top of all global concern.

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic causing major illness, fatality, closings of schools, work and events, creates fear and panic around the world, we pray for your safety, the safety of our missions, mission partners, institutions all over the globe, and safety of the thousands who are impacted by the AMAA every day. A song in Psalm 131 reminds us to be calm and quiet our soul for God is in control even in difficult situations.

Years will pass by and today’s Avedisian School students will grow, yet many of them who were in the School’s Auditorium on February 21, 2020 will say, “I have seen and heard the greatest Armenian composer of our time, Tigran Mansurian.” Or, “I personally asked the Maestro a question, and he answered me.” Or, “I held my breath listening to the Maestro,” “I’ll never forget …” and they will recount many other… Read More

A message about St. Vartanantz Day by Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel. Romans 1:16

In the history of nations, it is rare to find a reference to holidays that occurred 1535 years ago. Indeed, since 451 A.D., Armenians, without interruption, everywhere and unequivocally have commemorated the martyrdom of the Vartanantz heroes and the freedom of worshipping God secured by their unselfish sacrifice.

The James G. Jameson Essay Contest, sponsored by the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), runs every academic year starting in October, and is financed from the income of a special fund established by Mr. and Mrs. James G. Jameson of Brookline, MA. All Armenian and part-Armenian students attending schools in North America are eligible. Only unpublished essays are accepted, which are written in English and have a length of 1,000 to… Read More

Considering CDC Guidelines for COVID-19, AMAA is taking the necessary precautions to prioritize the health of staff and visitors.  Limited office hours until further notice. Please feel free to call 201 • 265 • 2607 or email for assistance. Thank you and stay safe!