The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) awarded $221,300 in direct scholarship grants to 85 worthy students for the academic year 2020-2021 attending colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. In addition, $32,000 more was assigned for qualified university students in Armenia. For over 50 years, the AMAA has helped thousands of college students with scholarships, thus helping them prepare for the future and relieving the financial burden that makes… Read More

In the light of COVID-19 global outbreak, the AMAA canceled its April 18, 2020 Child and Orphan Care “Escape to our Secret Garden” Luncheon, Fashion Show and Silent Auction. However, we thank our donors and sponsors, who made a generous donation for this vital cause to support the AMAA’s Child and Orphan Care Program.

Illustration by Patrick Azadian / Inspired by ‘Angels’ / Original art by Franco Rivolli Letter of gratitude addressed to the AMAA, a member of the Board of Trustees of the “Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund, by the President of the Republic of Armenia, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the “Hayastan’’ All-Armenian Fund, Armen Sarkisian, in response to AMAA’s contribution to “Hayastan” All Armenian Fund Appeal: “COVID-19 Armenia: United Against the Pandemic” global… Read More

Birthdays are joyful occasions and birthday celebrations are signs of vitality and life. Birthdays are also solemn occasions to ponder upon accomplishments, evaluate results and mobilize for the future. A good measuring tool of self-evaluation is the celebrant’s impact observed. The Armenian Evangelical Church is celebrating its 174th anniversary. To be accurate the founders baptized the church as “The Evangelical Church of Armenian,” there in the name bearing the self-realization of the… Read More

A Message on the 174th Anniversary of the Armenian Evangelical Church (1846) by Rev. Dr. Avedis Boynerian, Pastor of Armenian Memorial Church of Watertown, MA, and AMAA Board Member “My grandmother read the Bible twice every day.” “My father, before he went to work, first read the Bible and then prayed.” “This Bible, which I cherish much, was given to me by my parents.” We may have heard or said similar expressions… Read More

On Thursday, April 16, 2020, the AMAA Headquarters supported local businesses by purchasing meals to donate to First Responders. We’d like to thank the Paramus Police Department and EMS for being local essential workers through these challenging times and thank you to Nouri Café in Paterson, NJ and Empanada Mania in Bergenfield, NJ for making these delicious meals! On Saturday, May 9, 2020, AMAA partnered with Talin Avakian, active member and leader of a weekly Zumba Ministry… Read More

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and current public safety measures, the AMAA Armenia provided remote services to nearly 250 children who regularly attend the AMAA Armenia’s 12 Day and Tutorial Centers. While children were unable to physically attend AMAA’s “Shogh” Day Centers during quarantine, challenges were created but children were still impacted in a positive way. Remote services mainly included: Creation of an online community of beneficiaries and AMAA specialists serving… Read More

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