We, at St. Thomas, have decided not to endanger the lives and families of our deacon(s), organist, and choir member(s), based upon medical data and guidance of national medical and academic experts. Thus, we are canceling the live video streaming of Palm Sunday and service for the Great Week.
St. Thomas has been working diligently to set up the livestreaming technology. Details will follow soon.
From Hayr Papken, Prayers in Time of Pandemic (in English, Western and Eastern Armenian). Please select to expand/open any one for reading ease.
For the health and safety of our parish members, we unfortunately will not be able to have the annual Palm Sunday Banquet and will not be able to celebrate the anniversary of our Church and ACYOA Day. Please select to read Hayr Papken’s appeal to parishioners.
Father Papken is ready to assis any needy St. Thomas Parishioner in the area during this Coronavirus pandemic.
A message from Hayr Papken regarding growing concerns about the Novel Coronavirus (Covid 19).
A summer opportunity for youth aged 17 – 22 with the Paros Foundation. This year’s program features work sites in and around Yerevan, Gyumri, and Zorakan. Service work includes classroom renovations, work with orphanages and child centers, and the distribution of humanitarian supplies. Please click here for more information and application.
Today, the Holy Altar servers: Deacons Mark Bourghol, Saro Tovmassian, and David Ghazarian, and choir member Berch changed the curtain of the Holy Altar.
A special requiem service took place on Sunday, April 7, 2019 for the soul of Vanessa Ouzoonian. Fr. Papken also performed a blessing of the Khatchkar (CrossStone) that was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Andy Ouzoonian in memory of their beloved daughter.
Please email Mrs. Ani Capan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in having your child participate in the Washing of the Feet – Vodunluva evening service.