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The ACYOA Central Council is launching a new online initiative for Armenian Church youth, called “Monday Meditation”: a series of virtual bible studies open to ACYOA Juniors (ages 13-18) and Seniors (18 and older). Each meeting will take place on the fourth Monday of the month, starting at 7 p.m. EST (6 p.m. CST) and lasting between 60 and 75 minutes. The inaugural “Monday Meditation” will be led by Fr. Avedis Kalayjian (St. Mesrob Church, Racine, WI) on the evening of Monday, January 25. Click on the links to view a flyer and to register for the event.

The Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Church (Providence, RI) will broadcast another episode of its online series, “Armenian Cultural Hour” on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The program is titled “My Songs for You,” a celebration of the work of Aram Satian, president of Armenia’s composers’ union. 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 link to view a flyer.

St. Sahag & St. Mesrob Church of Wynnewood, PA, will present the second event in its online series titled “Armenia, Artsakh & the Aftermath.” The event, held over the Zoom conference platform, will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at 7 p.m., featuring speaker Arda Haratunian, addressing “Misinformation, Disinformation, & Malinformation: Media and Social Media Effects on the Artsakh War.” For details of how to participate, call (610) 642-4212, view the event flyer, or visit the parish website.

St. Leon Church (Fair Lawn, NJ) is hosting a special online event to launch the new book by Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m., watch Dr. Mouradian (Columbia U.) in conversation with Dr. Henry Theriault (president, International Association of Genocide Scholars), as broadcast over the Zoom conference platform and YouTube. Click the link to view a flyer with info. For questions contact Ara Araz at (917) 837-1297 or ara@edrcorp.net. To register, go to https://bit.ly/3jz5kr3. To view the Youtube broadcast, click here.

The Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Church (Providence, RI) will broadcast another episode of its online series, “Armenian Cultural Hour” on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. The program will be a performance by the Shushi Dance Ensemble commemorating the group’s 25th anniversary of the group (Part 2 of the program will be shown on Jan. 15; Part 1 was broadcast on Jan. 8.). 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 link to view a flyer.

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