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The Eastern Diocese’s Sacred Music Council will hold another online workshop aimed at deacons and altar servers. Fr. Mamigon Kiledjian and Fr. Hovhan Khoja-Eynatyan will lead “Hymns of the Order of Oil-Bearing Women” on Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. to 12 noon, on the Zoom conference platform. Click on the link to view a flyer with information on how to join (and e-mail Fr. Khoja-Eynatyan with any questions). PLEASE NOTE that a new, complete recording of the hymns and litanies of the “Order of the Oil-Bearing Women” is now available online from the SMC. Altar servers can refer to the 23 separate tracks to prepare for the Sunday Morning Service. Click here for access.

The Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Church (Providence, RI) will hold another program in its online series, “Armenian Cultural Hour” on Friday, Jul. 10, at 7:30 p.m. This week’s program will feature virtuoso saxophonist Arno Stepanyan and his band in a concert from Buenos Aires. Future programs will go live on Fridays, at 7:30 p.m. Click the link to watch the livestream on the parish Facebook page (accessible even if you don’t have a personal Facebook account). Click the following links to view a flyer for the current program.

UPDATE: NEW COLLEGE/ADULT SESSION ADDED. St. Leon Church (Fair Lawn, NJ) will hold a 4-week multi-media seminar for high school-age students and college-age and older adults, “Names, Monuments, and Racism: A Global Perspective,” that explores current issues about confronting racism and injustice (incl. institutional name-changes, and toppling statues). Prof. Khatchig Mouradian (Columbia U.) will lead the four 75-minute sessions, focusing on case studies from the U.S., Armenia, Turkey, Germany, Lebanon, Namibia, and Japan. Classes will be held on the Zoom video conference platform at 7 p.m. EDT; the high school seminar meets on Tuesday evenings (Jul. 14, 21, 28, and Aug. 4); the college/adult seminar meets Wednesday evenings (Jul. 15, 22, 29, and Aug. 5). High schoolers can click here to register for the Tuesday seminar. College-age and all older adults can click here to register for the Wednesday seminar. For further details, and information on tuition, click on the link to view an informative flyer.

The Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Church (Providence, RI) will hold another program in its online series, “Armenian Cultural Hour” on Friday, Jul. 3, at 7:30 p.m. This week’s program will feature “A Musical Journey to Armenia,” re-presenting a 2007 Montreal concert of Armenian popular music. Future programs will go live on Fridays, at 7:30 p.m. Click the link to watch the livestream on the parish Facebook page (accessible even if you don’t have a personal Facebook account). Click the following links to view a general flyer with the upcoming schedule; and a flyer for the current program.

The Eastern Diocese’s Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center will host an online lecture by Dr. Sarah Riccardi-Swartz on “Engaged Theology in the Anthropocene,” on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. EDT, over the Zoom video conference platform and the Zohrab Center’s Facebook page. Click on the links to view a flyer, and to read details and find out how to join and watch these events. Some advanced set-up required.

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