A reflection about the highs and lows of working to realize the Annual Food Festival by Ladies Society Board Member, Linda Lester.
On Sunday November 8, 2015 St. John wholeheartedly welcomed author Maral Boyadjian to discuss her acclaimed book “As the Poppies Bloomed” with her sister Salpi Ghazarian, Director of the Institute of Armenian Studies at USC. During the conversation with her sister and the audience, Maral shared some of her familial stories from her grandparents, all four of who were survivors of the Armenian Genocide.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! The Ladies Society will be selling large Christmas Choreg on Sundays after church for $15.00 each. All proceeds will go to Armenian Summer Camp Scholarships for our children.
Prepare for Easter and order your Presale Soubereg now. Ladies Society will be making Soubereg in time for Easter. Order ¼ or ½ trays and pay in full by January 10th for pickup at the end of February. $15.00-$30.00 each. Proceeds will go to Armenian Summer Church Camp Scholarships and the Garden committee.
St. John Armenian Church is proud to announce that long time parishioner, Tigran Antonian was recently honored as Alumni of the Year of the Krouzian Zakarian Vasbouragan Armenian School in San Francisco. Tigran serves a positive example of the Armenian American
This year as in the past St. John Parish Council hosted an appreciation luncheon following church services, for all the volunteers who worked diligently to make the Food Festival a successful event. The event was well attended. Fr. Mesrop Ash welcomed everyone and thanked not only the volunteers that helped during the festival but to all the parishioners for all their support and love throughout the year. Dr.
On Thursday, November 19, St. John Ladies Society held their monthly Luncheon and Meeting at Waterfront Pizza restaurant in Foster City. Christina Ardemis welcomed everyone and invited Fr. Mesrop to bless the table.
I want to thank everyone for an outstanding job done on our food festival this year. The 2015 Food Festival at St.
You may or may not have been asked this question before, but what are people referring to when they ask you if you are a "church member?" There are two types of membership in the Armenian Church.
With Veteran’s Day fast approaching we begun eagerly preparing for our Annual Veteran’s Day Event, wherein we honor all of those who have honorably served in the Armed Services. As part of our tradition, the money raised from this event benefits various charities. Last year the proceeds were devoted to the Chaplaincy program of the Armed Services of the Republic of Armenia that serves both active servicemen and veterans. We were so pleased with the results stemming from our contributions that we have decided to once again support the efforts of the chaplaincy.
It has always been a cornerstone of the Christian faith that those who devote themselves to Christ’s teachings should help and comfort the poor and destitute, just has He did during His own ministry. Often this service takes the form of fundraising. When the necessity arises the faithful come together and open their pocketbooks to contribute to charitable funds to help those in need. However, its just as often necessary for the Christian to becomes personally involved.