Happy Birthday Armenian Evangelical Church

Happy Birthday Armenian Evangelical Church

All of us who are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses… let us run with perseverance in the career that is open to us. Hebrews 12:1 At the time of writing, new parliamentary elections have just taken place in Armenia. Nikol Pashinyan’s party has won the majority of seats in the National Assembly. We congratulate him and pray

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Յուշամատեան – A Memoir on the Occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the AEC

Յուշամատեան – A Memoir on the Occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the AEC

This year marks the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the Armenian Evangelical Church (AEC) We praise God for the 175 years’ service and ministry of the AEC within the Armenian people Executive Director of the Armenian Evangelical World Council, Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian edited and launched the commemorative publication of a memoir entitled, “Houshamadyan (Յուշամատեան) on the Occasion

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Fidelity to the Mission of Renewal

Fidelity to the Mission of Renewal

By Hratch Tchilingirian* One of the most impressive characteristics of the Armenian Evangelical Church is the fact that, despite being small in numbers among Armenians worldwide, this 175-year-old church is one of the most active, visible and organized institutions in the Armenian world. Today, the mission, value and legitimacy of the Armenian Evangelical Church is indisputable, even as there had

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Archbishop Hovnan Derderian’s Congratulatory Remarks

Archbishop Hovnan Derderian’s Congratulatory Remarks

Archbishop Hovnan Derderian’s Congratulatory RemarksOn the 175th Anniversary of the Armenian Evangelical Church The Holy Gospel is Our Father and the Holy Church is Our Mother. (Vartanank) These words, which echoed from the New City of Vagharshapat (Holy Etchmiadzin), are the two Pillars that define the spiritual and moral character of each Armenian Christian. Indeed, throughout centuries, these sacred truths

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Why Do We Commemorate April 24?

Why Do We Commemorate April 24?

Armenians all over the world commemorate April 24, the Armenian Martyr’s Day in order to express their deepest afflictions and affections, their profound disappointments and frustrations, their loftiest ideals and dreams and their uttermost dedications and consecrations. First, we commemorate April 24 in order to remember our martyrs and pay tribute totheir sacrificial lives. We remember the tragedy that befell our

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Easter Message From the Armenian Evangelical World Council

Easter Message From the Armenian Evangelical World Council

✝️ Easter: A Celebration of Victory and Hope “He is not here; He has risen just as He said”  -Matthew 28:6 Easter, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, is the foundation of Christian faith. It confirms the Christian belief that God was in Christ, because on Easter we see the power of God restoring life to Jesus. It affirms the Christian faith

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Artsakh in My Heart: AMAA’s Vision for Artsakh

Artsakh in My Heart: AMAA’s Vision for Artsakh

By Rev. Dr. René Léonian, AMAA Representative in Eurasia

Since its founding in 1918, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) has always aimed to be vital to the Armenian people. It is in a Christian spirit, and in the name of love of neighbor, that the AMAA has organized its programs.

The essence of AMAA’s work is summed up in its support to churches, its Christian education, humanitarian, educational, cultural and development programs.

Call to the Political Elite in the Homeland

Call to the Political Elite in the Homeland

With extreme anxiety and deep concern we follow the current existential crisis in the Homeland and the alienation of cohesive dialogue , mutual respect and concession over a common cause. We are cognizant that answers are sought not only on the recent Artsakh war, but also of blatant failures in security, defense, and diplomacy over the past quarter century.             We

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Letter of Solidarity

Letter of Solidarity

Your Excellency: Mr. Arayik Harutyunyan, President of the Artsakh Republic Dear Mr. President and the Chief Commander of the brave Artsakh Army, We salute you for your brave leadership and commitment during these critical times, as you and our brave people of Artsakh are facing courageously the evil enemy, whose intentions are very clear; to break us and invade the

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🕊️Armenia and Artsakh: The Doves Will Fly Again

🕊️Armenia and Artsakh: The Doves Will Fly Again

Dear Children of God, Dear Friends, A danger of extinction is looming over the heads of our kin in Artsakh. An existential threat shadows the sovereign states of Armenia and Artsakh. We are witnessing an uninhibited emergence of a century old evil on the Western and Eastern borders of our homeland, But our cry is for PEACE. The unalienable right

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