AMAA Holds 101st Annual Meeting Via Zoom Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) held its 101st Annual Meeting virtually via Zoom on Saturday, October 24, 2020. The meeting started at 8 am PT (11 am ET) with the participation of about 100 pastors, AMAA members and friends from Artsakh, Armenia, the Middle East, Europe, Australia and North and South Americas. AMAA President Nazareth E. Darakjian,… Read More

On behalf of the AMAA President and Executive Director, we welcome you to join the virtual AMAA Installation Service of the new board members on Sunday, October 25th at 10:30 AM PT/1:30 PM ET; hosted by the Pilgrim Armenian Congregational Church.  As it has been the tradition in the past years, Rev. Dr. Vahan Tootikian will officiate the Installation Service (which will be prerecorded). Rev. Nerses Balabanian will lead the service and offer… Read More

“But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never failing stream.” Amos 5:24 We fought the battle of Avarayr and kept the torch of faith ablaze.. We won the battle of Sardarabad and conceived the adorable homeland, Armenia. We shall defeat this heinous aggression and save ARTSAKH for our children and grandchildren. Brave defenders of the land are spilling their blood by the day, hour or the minute as… Read More

On this Lord’s day, Sunday morning, September 27, 2020, once again the borders of the peace loving nation of Artsakh Republic is violated. Once again, the peaceful civilian population of Artsakh is attacked, rushing women and children to shelters.Once again, hired mercenaries lifted from the hot spots in the Near East have joined the Azeri assault. Once again, cities, towns and villages, where the population were peacefully preparing to attend Sunday worship… Read More


“…I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision” -Acts 26:19

He was not!

People, young and old, famous or ordinary, dear or distanced, pass away every moment on this planet called Earth.

People hear, read, listen, nod and go on with their lives.

The passing of only a few later raises the question, “do you remember that moment?”

That moment belongs to a few.

MISSION: Raising Hope for Beirut
Rev. Mike Mekredijian
I’ve lived in 16 different homes. I’ve lived in 9 different cities.
Each of the different locations have shaped key memories. My time in Lebanon from 1988-1992 etched some scary yet remarkable aspects of my identity. I learned to play on the streets during ceasefire, but I also learned much about my Armenian heritage. I learned to endure through hardship, but it prepared me for harder difficulties. Even though I wanted to just goof off during chapel at the Armenian Evangelical School in Ashrafiyeh, Lebanon, looking back I often wonder if God was preparing me for something…

The 101st Annual Meeting of AMAA will be held via Zoom Conference on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:00AM Eastern Time (8:00AM PACIFIC TIME).

All members and friends of the AMAA are invited to attend the Meeting to:

1. Consider and approve the reports of the Officers, Committees, Chapters and Affiliated Boards of the Association for the fiscal year 2019-2020;
2. Review and accept the Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for the fiscal year 2019-2020;
3. Announce the names of the newly elected Class of 2023 Board Members;
4. Elect members to the Nominating Committee;
5. Elect Auditor for 2020-2021; and
6. Consider and address any other business that may come before the membership.