by Rev. Nerses Balabanian Pastor of Pilgrim Armenian Congregational Church, Fresno, CA

Whose Mark Do We Bear?

They had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. Rev. 20:4b NIV

The verse you just read is quoted from the Book of Revelation.  Apostle John wrote down his vision of the Judgment Day.  He described the people who suffered and lost their lives for the witness of their Lord Jesus Christ, who refused to worship the beast or his image, and who did not compromise their faith.  This cost them their lives, and they were given the glorious crown.

AMAA and its Board of Directors mourn the passing of Louise Manoogian Simone, a towering pillar in contemporary Armenian history. Louise Simone’s bold, ahead of her time, visionary contribution in the development of Armenia and Artsakh left an indelible mark on the present and future state of the nation and the Homeland. Louise Simone’s philanthropic priorities took center stage in her benevolent strategy which were farsighted, discerning and judicious. The nation will… Read More


By Joyce Abdulian

On Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 7:00 PM, The LARK Musical Society, under the auspices of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), will present “Promise of Hope” – A Concert with the three works of Johannes Brahms. In its now traditional annual Easter production, the AMAA and LARK Musical Society with this Concert are pleased to present three masterpieces of Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Fate); Alto Rhapsody and A German Requiem. (Read more…)

Humanity Has Lost One of its Brightest Children

Dr. Mihran Agbabian’s Christian upbringing at home and at the Emmanuel Armenian Evangelical Church of Aleppo, where his father, Rev. Siragan Agbabian served, have forged the character of a man who despite climbing the highest ladders of success, demonstrated down-to-earth humility and modesty.

Shop and make a difference! Enjoy sips and snacks as you learn more about the AMAA, a non-profit celebrating a century of service to individuals and families around the world. Specialty vendors will be showcasing their products for purchase while donating a portion of their sales to AMAA’s Mission and Services. Contact Christine Kutlu for further information:, 201.265.2607 Facebook Event Page

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