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Sacred Songs CD Available For Purchase

by Alin Manukyan
Sacred Songs

The majority of Armenian spiritual songs were authored and composed during the medieval period by unknown authors. Through their strong faith in Christ and selfless dedication to the Armenian Apostolic Church, they wrote hymns through which our nation accepted Christ as their Savior and became one with Him. In recognition of their devotion Dr. Levon Capan has humbly dedicated an album of Sacred Songs, recorded at St. Thomas, and is available for sale…

St. Thomas on Social Media

by Alin Manukyan
Social Media

We are happy to announce that our Church is now on Facebook at and Twitter @stthomasnj. Get in the know – like and follow, you’ll always be informed and part of the action!

New Church Website Launched

by Alin Manukyan
Website Launch

A Message From Our Pastor, Very Rev. Fr. Papken Anoushian “Dear Parishioners, By the grace of God, we recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the consecration of our beloved St.  Thomas Armenian Church.  It was an inspiring and memorable occasion that prompted us to joyfully reflect on all that has been accomplished in our parish […]

Fruit Sale Pickup 2015

by Alin Manukyan

The Fruit Sale Pickup was done on December 12 & 13 at the Church. Thank you to all who ordered this year. “Many grateful thanks to Arnag Baltaian, Shant Cinar, Alex Giritlian, Sevag Mkhitarian, and John Ozdemir for unloading the fruit from the huge semi tractor trailer. They unloaded over 200 half bushels of grapefruits and […]

St. Thomas Choir Seeks New Member

by Alin Manukyan

  The St. Thomas Armenian Church Choir Seeks New Members Would you like to join the St. Thomas Choir?  Have an enthusiasm for singing?  We would love to have you! Previous choral experience and the ability to read music are assets but not requirements. Interested parties should contact our Choir Director & Organist, Susan Shamamian […]

ACYOA Thanksgiving Food Drive

by Alin Manukyan

On November 2015, the St. Thomas ACYOA participated in a food drive for the CFA (Center for Food Action). The mission of the Center for Food Action is to “prevent hunger and homelessness and improve the lives of individuals and families living in poverty.” Volunteers play a key role in CFA’s mission to end hunger and […]

Blessing Of The Holy Icon

by Alin Manukyan
Holy Icon

Blessing Of The Holy Icon Of The Martyrs Of The Armenian Genocide   The icon of Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide was commissioned by the Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II, and painted by Tigran Barkhanajyan specifically for the 2015 Ceremony of Canonization, marking the 100th year of remembrance of the Armenian […]

Fruit Sale 2015

by Alin Manukyan

The St. Thomas Armenian Church Holiday 2015 Citrus Fruit Sale Florida Oranges & Grapefruits Direct from Florida, Fresh, Juicy Navel Oranges and Ruby Red Grapefruit just in time for the Holidays! These are fresher that any supermarkets or super store in your area. This fruit comes directly from the grower in Florida in a big Semi Tractor […]

Chris Bohjalian At St. Thomas

by Alin Manukyan
Chris Bohjalian

NY Times Best Selling Author CHRIS BOHJALIAN AT ST. THOMAS By Maral Kalishian On Friday, November 6, 2015, the St. Thomas Armenian Church Cultural Committee and Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society of NJ hosted a discussion with NY Times bestselling author, Chris Bohjalian. The event, held at St. Thomas Armenian Church in Tenafly, NJ attracted many of Bohjalian’s fans and […]

Third Annual Golf Outing A Success

by Alin Manukyan

The St. Thomas Armenian Church Third Annual Golf Outing The St. Thomas Armenian Church would like to thank all the participants of the 3rd Annual Golf Outing. Pictures of the event are now available in our photo gallery. Join us next year for the next Golf Outing!