Earlier this year, AMAA’s “Shogh” Children’s Day Center in Vanadzor moved to its new location. The AMAA bought the building last year and renovated and furnished it as the new “Shogh” Center. The children, who attended the Center since 2013 when the Center was first opened, cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony which was held on February 4. The staff welcomed the children to the new Center with applause, smiles and… Read More

AMAA Executive Director/CEO Zaven Khanjian recently participated in a Conference entitled “Faith and Works” held in Venice, Italy under the auspices of the Mekhitarist Congregation and the Western European Patriarchal Delegation of the Armenian Apostolic Church. The Conference, held February 7-8, 2020 at the St. Lazarus Monastery, was initiated and organized by the Mother of God Foundation (Yerevan). www.hg-meeting.org A Press Release from the organizers identifying the purpose, participation and structure follows. Mr…. Read More

Join us for an AMAA event, Thursday, February 6, 2020, from 6:30 PM till 8:00 PM! Grab a friend and enjoy snacks and refreshments while you design your own arrangements for your Valentines! You’ll learn about the floral industry, tips and tricks for caring and designing with flowers to last longer and leave with your arrangement to enjoy! This hour and a half class will be led by Kim Denis, owner of… Read More

For the seventh year, AMAA’s “Stitched with Love” Program, headed by Betty Cherkezian, is sending knitted and crocheted blankets, hats, scarves and gloves to newborn and young children in Armenia. During 2019, AMAA sent 12 boxes and 8 sacks of knitted blankets, hats, gloves and other knitted items to Armenia. The gifts were distributed through the Aynilian Clinic in Yerevan and through local AMAA-Armenia centers in Vanadzor, Vartenis, Goris, Stepanavan and Artsakh…. Read More

As part of the One Village Consortium, AMAA-Armenia was instrumental in obtaining a Belarus tractor for the Navur Village (Tavush Region) near the Azeri border in December 2019. The tractor, donated by the Director of North Hills LLC Arshavir Gevorgyan and benefactors George and Khachik Titizian of Los Angeles, CA, was a much-needed item for the community. Mher Nikoyan, Director of the Cooperative, expressed his sincere gratitude to the AMAA and the… Read More

The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) has the distinct pleasure to share the news of its Board Member and Armenia Committee Chair Dr. Ann R. Karagozian Sarafian’s appointment as Inaugural Director of Promise Armenian Institute, which will include the new Armenian Studies Center. Dr. Karagozian will be involved in the selection of its first Director. As stated in the official announcement by the UCLA International Institute “The Promise Armenian Institute is… 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 info@amaa.org for assistance. Thank you and stay safe!