AMAA’s support to Church ministries, hand-in-hand with the Evangelical Church of Armenia (ECA) work continues to grow in communities throughout Armenia. As the AMAA began the planning process for the Centennial Campaign, it was decided that the time has come to invest in specific church facility repairs and renovations. Some renovations needed to be addressed immediately and some require additional planning.
As AMAA remains committed to the ministry God has given us, we want the facilities to reflect our care and concern for the communities served by each Church. The AMAA values a warm and welcoming environment suitable for worship and fellowship where people can learn what it means to follow Jesus and foster a strong relationship with Him. Therefore, in keeping with our value of stewardship of the resources we are blessed with, we have decided to allocate part of the Centennial Campaign for improvements totaling $1M.
Just north of Arakadz (the highest mountain in Armenia), Gyumri is the second largest city in Armenia and the regional center in the Shirak Highland. With a rich history, Gyumri is considered the main cultural and educational center of northern Armenia. The AMAA began its work in the city of Gyumri in 1989. Read More
Vanadzor is the third largest city of Armenia and the capital of the Lori region in northern Armenia. Vanadzor and its surroundings are rich in archeological monuments. The city has food and light industries, chemical and machine productions. But the big factories which once were a major source of employment are out of use. The majority of the inhabitants either works abroad or is busy with retail or agricultural trade. Read More
In the Lori region of Armenia, situated on the banks of the River Debed, surrounded by the mountains and trees is the beautiful town of Alaverdi. Once considered as being one of the major centers of ferrous metallurgy and chemical industry in the Soviet Union, numerous factories produced food, textile and garments, domestic and service enterprises thrived. Nowadays, the town’s population of 13,000 people deceases day by day as residents are migrating out of this beautiful region. Lack of employment is a driving factor. Read More
With a population of 20,300 in the Tavush province of Armenia, Ijevan is also surrounded by beautiful mountains and thick forests. The Tavush region is known for its picturesque views and sculpture gardens. The majority of the population is involved in agriculture, service industries and trade. Ijevan is a major center for traditional Armenian carpets and woodworking. Read More
The current ministry is housed in an inadequate facility –leaky roof, extreme temperatures in winter and summer due to lack of insulation, no open space for children to play. Read More
Haigazian University was established in 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon by the joint endeavors of the AMAA and the Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East. Haigazian is home campus to students from 20 countries throughout the world.
With the support of our generous mem AMAA provides educational opportunities to young men and women. It is vital that faculty and facilities are maintained at high standards to meet this noble mission and keep these schools as a affordable as possible.
As our Lord commanded, we are to go into all the world to make disciples. Today, with so much turmoil and dislocation, there is opportunity to reach so many with the hope of our faith. We desire to make a difference in the lives of men and women in both Europe and Eurasia.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
These are just three stories. Over the span of 100 years of AMAA’s commitment to education, there are thousands more to tell. Education has always been a core component of AMAA’s mission.
Children are born with an intuitive sense of wonder and trust. Given a nurturing and supportive environment, their individual abilities reveal themselves exponentially over the course of time.
A Season for Growing One of the important projects that AMAA has supported for many years is the Summer Camp Programs worldwide – in the Middle East, Europe and the United States. These programs are designed to share the love of Jesus with children and youth in practical ways — learning, enhancing their talents, socializing, meeting new friends and being nourished in a Christian atmosphere of tender loving care.
The award-winning Khoren and Shooshanig Avedisian School and Community Center in Armenia is a shining example of the AMAA’s one-hundred year commitment to its mission in education. Safe, respectful environment. Small class sizes. Individual attention. State-of-the art facilities. Tuition-free school. These are just a few of the many reasons why students at the Avedisian School are motivated to excel and reach their fullest potential.