Kirikian Saturday School
The St. Thomas Armenian Church provides both Saturday and Sunday schools.
The Kirikian Armenian School is one of the more prominent Saturday Armenian schools in the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area, and one of the high points of the St. Thomas Armenian Church parish. The School, established in 1961 with 20 students and five teachers has grown over the past 50 years, to approximately 140 students, twenty-one teachers, professional staff and scores of volunteer parents and alumni.
St. Thomas Sunday School
St. Thomas Armenian Church also provides Sunday School. The classes are offered every Sunday from 10:15 AM to 12:30 PM (September – June). Youngsters, ages four – 16, receive religious instruction of the Armenian Apostolic Church in English, under the direction of V. Rev. Fr. Papken Dz.V. Anoushian, Pastor of St. Thomas, and the supervision of Mrs. Jane Solakian, Superintendent of the Sunday School.
The mission of the Sunday School is to bring children closer to God through a nurturing life of prayer, knowledge of God and faith of the Armenian Apostolic Church.