In neighboring Iraq, as the Armenian Evangelical Church of Baghdad was recently celebrating the Birth of the Lord, a series of explosions took place.  As chaos reigned outside, inside the Pastor and his congregation decided to stay and finish the service to the end.  They thanked the Lord for protection and pray for comfort of the Holy Spirit for the families who have lost loved ones in the war which continues to… Read More

AMAA’s relief efforts remain strong in Syria. Whether it is direct relief provided to the remaining community in Aleppo or providing a ‘Lifeline’ and new opportunities for those who seek to leave and begin anew in the Homeland -Armenia. With the unification of the City of Aleppo and the departure of extremist militants from it, Aleppo has enjoyed a measure of safety since mid-December.  Even though the barrage of shells, mortars and… Read More

By Joyce Abdulian Glendale, CA: The LARK Musical Society, under the auspices of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) will present Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem – A performance dedicated to the memory of all Armenians in Syria and Artsakh who lost their lives in the recent wars – with the participation of the Tziatzan Treble Choir, The LARK Chorus, The LARK Grand and Chamber Orchestras and featuring Shoushik Barsoumian, Soprano; Yeghishe Manucharyan,… Read More

In late December until the end of winter vacation, The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), in collaboration with the Evangelical Church of Armenia, once again organized 45 Christmas and New Year’s programs in 30 towns and cities throughout Armenia and Karabagh. Through these programs, they shared God’s love and brought “Christmas Joy” to more than 9,000 children and their families from the AMAA’s Sponsorship Program, Sunday Schools, Avedisian School and social… Read More

But one thing I know is that things will change, for better or worse. How do I know? I don’t see the change, I’m living the change.          HRANT DINK (1954-2007) A decade ago, on January 19th, 2007, Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist, editor of AGOS, a hero who defied the Turkish taboo of silence on the subject of the Armenian Genocide, was gunned down outside the offices of AGOS in Istanbul…. Read More