Our mission is to serve the physical and spiritual needs of our people both at home and overseas. To fulfill this worldwide mission, we maintain a range of educational, evangelistic, relief, social service, church and child care ministries in 24 countries around the world. Our mission and service ministry is made possible through the Grace of God and by the gifts of individuals and churches who are committed to fulfilling the Great Commission.
By Phyllis Hamo The sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, built in 1924, provided an ideal setting in size and acoustics for the Lark Musical Society production of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. The magnificent concert performed on March 4, 2017, during the first week of Lent, was directed by legendary Lark conductor Vatsche Barsoumian and dedicated, in partnership with the Armenian Missionary Association of America, to the victims of… Read More
Recently the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), through the gracious effort of AMAA member Dr. Chris Tashjian, donated medical equipment, instruments and beds to the RA Ministry of Defense. The official presentation was held on February 20 at the Medical Central Base of the Defense Ministry. Harout Nercessian, AMAA’s Armenia Representative, Lusine Ohanyan, Coordinator of AMAA-Armenia’s External Affairs and Major Nver Arakelyan, Chief Commander of Medical Central Base, were present. “These items are… Read More
“To stay and resist,” Hrant Dink wrote in his final newspaper entry. These four words summarize what has become a belief that has symbolized our spirit as Armenians throughout our history, and link us to the decisive event of the Battle of Vartanantz in our history. The Battle of Vartanantz represents the conviction of the Armenian nation as it stood up for its faith in Christianity when it was challenged by the… Read More
In neighboring Iraq, as the Armenian Evangelical Church of Baghdad was recently celebrating the Birth of the Lord, a series of explosions took place. As chaos reigned outside, inside the Pastor and his congregation decided to stay and finish the service to the end. They thanked the Lord for protection and pray for comfort of the Holy Spirit for the families who have lost loved ones in the war which continues to… Read More
AMAA’s relief efforts remain strong in Syria. Whether it is direct relief provided to the remaining community in Aleppo or providing a ‘Lifeline’ and new opportunities for those who seek to leave and begin anew in the Homeland -Armenia. With the unification of the City of Aleppo and the departure of extremist militants from it, Aleppo has enjoyed a measure of safety since mid-December. Even though the barrage of shells, mortars and… Read More