A beautifully written article on how we commemorated the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, with the Kirikian Armenian School staff, students, and parents, and guest speaker, Ms. Lucine Kasbarian. Ms. Kasbarian encouraged the students to never forget our history in their future endeavors in life. She urged them to “incorporate the Armenian spirit in their lives – and that through our strength, we can demonstrate the valuable presence of Armenians in this world.”
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.
St. Thomas Armenian Church is indebted to its volunteers, in all capacities. It’s a community effort each year to put together the annual Bazaar, with deliciously prepared foods, items carefully displayed for sale, and much more behind the scenes! As a friendly reminder, we are still accepting goods for the white elephant sale, which is always a popular first stop for many visitors to the bazaar. We are also graciously accepting sponsorship for the Bazaar. Please see the attached flyers, and if you wish to sponsor, kindly follow the instructions to make your donation.
La Donna Productions invites you to the newly renovated Atrium of Tenafly at St. Thomas Armenian Church! Please join us on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM for a wonderful wedding-related evening!
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to learn about basketball, good sportsmanship, and making friends, then joining one of the St. Thomas basketball teams is the answer. Girls between the ages of 10-18 and boys from 8-18 are eligible to join the practice squads or game teams. Please contact Douglas Martaian (973-616-5289) or Andrew Martaian (201-788-0982) as soon as possible.
Please consider home care for a loved one in your family or refer to family/friend. Armine has five years recent experience with a solid referral. She is multilingual in Armenian, Russian, and some English.
We are very proud of Arianna Cruickshank, who grew up in and continues to be a very active member of the St. Thomas Armenian Church family. She is currently interning in Washington, DC, this summer with Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. of NJ’s 6th Congressional District. Congressman Pallone serves as Co-Chairman of the Armenian Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues.
We pray for her success toward her endeavors to practice international law to be an advocate for human rights both here and abroad.