Recently the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), through the gracious effort of AMAA member Dr. Chris Tashjian, donated medical equipment, instruments and beds to the RA Ministry of Defense. The official presentation was held on February 20 at the Medical Central Base of the Defense Ministry. Harout Nercessian, AMAA’s Armenia Representative, Lusine Ohanyan, Coordinator of AMAA-Armenia’s External Affairs and Major Nver Arakelyan, Chief Commander of Medical Central Base, were present. “These items are… Read More

“To stay and resist,” Hrant Dink wrote in his final newspaper entry. These four words summarize what has become a belief that has symbolized our spirit as Armenians throughout our history, and link us to the decisive event of the Battle of Vartanantz in our history. The Battle of Vartanantz represents the conviction of the Armenian nation as it stood up for its faith in Christianity when it was challenged by the… Read More

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