Easter Festivities at Kirikian Armenian School

by Alin Manukyan
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The students of the Kirikian Armenian School participated in pre-Easter festivities today. After their lessons, the children of the Armenian school were taught about Easter traditions while coloring vibrant eggs of their own to take home. Pictured are the first grade students, taught by Mrs. Hilda Giritlian, and assisted by the helpful hands of other dedicated teachers and helpers!

ACYOA Juniors Annual Lock-In Event 2018

by Alin Manukyan
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On Saturday March 10th, the St. Thomas ACYOA Juniors participated in the annual Lock-In. This event encourages fellowship, teamwork, prayers, and also a lot of fun. With parent chaperones and Hayr Soorp Anoushian, the teens spent their evening at the church taking part in activities and an overnight sleep-over.

Elevation to Sub-Deacon: Matthew Bourghol’s Biography

by Diana Bourghol
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We announce with pleasure that Matthew Bourghol will be elevated from Tbir to the rank of Sub-Deacon of the Armenian Church by his Eminence, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church on Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018.

Scholarship Offered By Diocese To Undergrads

by Alin Manukyan
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Scholarship opportunity offered for Armenian-American undergraduate students, who are U.S. citizens, and active in the Armenian Church and/or community. Application must be accompanied by a letter from your parish priest, and all applications/forms must be submitted electronically. Please click here for for more details.

Annual Mid-Lenten “Michink” Luncheon 2018

by Alin Manukyan
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On Sunday, March 11, St. Thomas Armenian Church held its annual mid-Lenten Luncheon for parishioners and friends to enjoy. Traditional vegan specialties were prepared lovingly by dedicated members of our church. Sincere thanks go to all those who helped donate, prepare and cook the dishes, prepare the Atrium, and work together to make the Lenten Luncheon a beautiful event for everyone!

Easter Lily Sale 2018

by Alin Manukyan
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Easter Lily plants are on sale once again this year! Support St. Thomas Armenian Church by purchasing this beautiful perennial flowering plant for yourself or a loved one. Your donation of $15 per plant will support our beautiful church. Please call or text Jacklyn Baltaian at (917) 748-3723 to place your order today.

2018 Kirikian Armenian School Poon Paregentan Party

by Alin Manukyan
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On Saturday, February 3rd, the Kirikian Armenian School of St. Thomas Armenian Church held it’s annual Poon Paregentan party for its students. Every year, children, teachers, and parents look forward to having the kids change into their costumes after class and watch them take part of many festivities before the period of Great Lent.

Art in Food – A Child’s Perspective

by Alin Manukyan
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The St. Thomas Armenian Church Cultural Committee held its first ever Winter Wonderland themed Cookie and Cupcake Decorating Party for children. It was a great success, as 57 happy children were guided by professional pastry bakers, Mrs. Hilda Giritlian and Mrs. Serpouhi Vartivarian. The children decorated to their heart’s content, and the best part was that they were able to take their treats home to show off and enjoy!

St. Thomas Brick Walkway Complete

by Jane Solakian
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Our brick walkway has finally been completed. Located behind the children’s garden that commemorates the genocide, it will be our reminder of bringing glory to the name of Christ.

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