Posts from February 2016

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Easter Lilies For Purchase

by Alin Manukyan

You may purchase an Easter Lily plant and, by doing so, also adorn the St. Thomas Armenian Church altar during the Easter season! Each plant ordered costs $15.00.

Save-the-Date, Best-selling Author Peter Balakian

by Alin Manukyan

Please save the date for a special evening to be hosted by the St. Thomas Cultural Committee! St. Thomas will host American-Armenian poet and nonfiction writer Peter Balakian, PhD on Friday, April 29th, 2016. Please pencil-in this event, which will also include a reception and book-signing.

Holy Week (Avak Shapat) Schedule

by Alin Manukyan

Please find the St. Thomas schedule of Holy Week (Avak Shapat) Services. Please find more information regarding March 24 Р27 services by clicking here.

51st Annual Parish Assembly

by Alin Manukyan

The 51st Annual Parish Assembly second session was held after Soorp Badarak on Sunday, February 7, 2016. St. Thomas dues-paying members voted for those candidates who were running for office.

2016 Kirikian Armenian School Paregentan Party

by Alin Manukyan

Following classes on February 13, 2016, the Kirikian Armenian School Mother’s Committee hosted a Paregentan Party and Fair for its students and the students of the St. Thomas Chess Club. The children fully enjoyed the after-school party with their friends, and the parents took joy in seeing them have fun! Some children even wore costumes, and everyone had several chances at the various carnival-themed games to win tickets and prizes.

2016 Poon Paregentan Masquerade Party a Hit!

by Alin Manukyan

The February 6, 2016 Poon Paregentan Masquerade Party, hosted and meticulously prepared by the ladies of the St. Thomas Church Cultural Committee, was a resounding success! See all 50+ photos & video on the St. Thomas website at our Poon Paregentan photo gallery!

Choir Seeking New Members

by Alin Manukyan

St. Thomas Armenian Church is welcoming new members to join and further enrich our beautiful and harmonious choir! Previous choral experience, or the ability to read music, is not required.

St. Thomas Prepares the Altar for Lent

by Alin Manukyan

Under the direction of Deacon Krikor Afarian, at the close of the Divine Liturgy (Soorp Badarak) this past Sunday, February 7, the altar curtains were closed to mark the beginning of Great Lent (Medz Bahk).