You need to have courage to swim against the tide. Pope Francis By Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO Growing up in the Middle East, recollection of my conscious life mostly reveals a constant single direction of human migration to the West. It is true that our lives revolved around our insular communities and the notable migrating currents were from within. Not surprisingly, I discovered later in life that currents of indigenous Middle… Read More

At the invitation of the Armenian Evangelical Church of Toronto, Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO, visited the Armenian Evangelical Community of Toronto March 17-20 and had three busy days filled with meetings and activities organized by the Church. On Friday evening, the Church organized a special event dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the assassination of Hrant Dink. Church member Hagop Anserlian gave the opening remarks which were followed by a Musical… Read More

Harout Nercessian, AMAA Armenia Representative, preached during services on March 12 at the Armenian Evangelical Church of Montreal in Laval and on March 19 at the First Armenian Evangelical Church of Montreal (FAEC). Following each service, Mr. Nercessian made a presentation where he talked about the work of the Armenian Missionary Association of America and the Armenian Missionary Association of Canada and the important work that is being done to support the… Read More

Glendale, CA – On March 11, the Beverly Hills Hotel was the beautiful setting of Armenian Missionary Association of America’s (AMAA) Child and Orphan Care luncheon. The luncheon co-chairs, Sandy Bedrosian, Caroline Tufenkian and Ani Zakari, worked tirelessly to make every aspect of the luncheon enjoyable for the more than 500 guests and supporters who attended. Erika MacArthur delivered a moving devotional and prayer and Joyce Stein thanked everyone for their commitment… Read More

In the fall of 2015, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), as part of its Syria Relief efforts, established the Syria LifeLine program to help willing individuals and families who are victims of the war in Syria to resettle in Armenia. These families had little or no money. The AMAA provided them with all the financial and logistical assistance for ground transportation to Lebanon and subsequently a flight to the safety… Read More

We are proud to be a sponsor of the official film premiere of They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief, a new documentary that chronicles the heroic American response to the refugee crisis during the Armenian Genocide. April 8, 2017 *Two show times are available, details below* The Times Center, 242 W 41st Street, New York City, NY Produced by Near East Foundation Board Member Shant Mardirossian and award-winning… Read More