The Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East (UAECNE) organized a special worship service in thanks to God for the Armenian Missionary Association’s (AMAA) hundredth anniversary, held on Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the First Armenian Evangelical Church in Beirut.

On Thursday evening, May 31, 2018, the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut was the site of a banquet in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA). Organized by the Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East (UAECNE), the event brought together over 220 people, including Armenian Evangelical ministers from the U.S., Australia, Iraq, Syria and Egypt, Haigazian University trustees, AMAA board members, the Bishop Shahe Panossian, Prelate of the Armenian Apostolic Prelacy of Lebanon, a representative of the Armenian Catholic Church, the Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon, the mayor of Bourj Hammoud, heads of the three Armenian political parties in Lebanon, representatives of a variety of organizations and unions, and many guests.

By Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO


On June 7, 1918, delegates from the ten Layout 1established Armenian Evangelical Churches in the United States and twelve mission fellowships voted unanimously to establish the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA).

By Mira Yardemian, HU Public Relations Director

On Saturday, May 26, 2018, Haigazian University conferred 121 undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University’s 58th Commencement exercises, amidst an atmosphere of joyfulness, pride and ovation, sometimes mixed with moments of high emotion.

Ministry of Love and Service

Led by Dr. Al and Sue Phillips, the AMAA Medical Mission team is in the final stages of preparing for their 10th annual trip to Armenia.

This year, in cooperation with the Evangelical Church of Armenia, two teams made up of Armenian and non-Armenian speaking doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurses and support staff, will travel to AMAA Mission Centers in the North and South of Armenia: Vanadzor, Stepanavan and Sisian.

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