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

Perfect love casts out all fear.
1 John 4:18

Ten days after September 11, 2001, at a special State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush told the nation “It is my hope that in the months and years ahead, life will return almost to normal.”

It never did!

Not even ‘almost’ to normal.

The terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 set in motion a series of new policies, legislation and attitude that dramatically changed American life, is here to stay and has made us forget what life was like before.

“Perfect love casts out all fears.”
1 John 4:18

Our communities in Lebanon are facing existential threats.

And this time it’s not the indiscriminately flying bullets.

It is poverty, unemployment, loss of jobs, layoffs, bankruptcies or half a salary that has surrendered its purchasing power.

It’s COVID-19, liquidity crunch, political upheaval and vanished opportunities.

The Armenian Missionary Association of Canada is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Executive Committee for 2020.

During its meeting of March 28, 2020, the AMAC Board of Trustees appointed six Board Members to form the Executive Committee for a 12 month period starting April 1, 2020. “We are excited about this New Executive Committee which consists of members from both Ontario and Quebec. The new team brings a wealth of experience in Christian service; a renewed sense of mission; and fresh ideas to reach out to our compatriots around the globe”, said Mihran Jizmejian, Chairman.

Haigazian University announced the establishment of the “George M. Kassarjian Memorial Scholarship Fund” in memory of the late George M. Kassarjian (1934-2019) thanks to a generous donation of US$200,000, as specified in his will. George and his late wife, Miralda Ekmekji Kassarjian, had also supported Haigazian University during the refurbishment of its Heritage Building in 2011. Professor Barkev Kassarjian, George’s brother and a longtime Haigazian University Board member, stated his and his… Read More