Mothers Day Luncheon at Church

On 7th May 2017 a wonderful Mothers Day Luncheon was prepared by the Church Ancillary body with the help of community volunteers, to celebrate these special ladies in our lives. A delicious kebab lunch was served with some lovely entertainment from our Church community.

60th Anniversary Cocktail Party

On Sunday 26 March 2017 the Armenian Church Council held a cocktail party to launch the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Armenian Apostolic Church's establishment in Australia

Eve of the Great Lent

On Sunday 26 February 2017, following the Divine Liturgy, the Church celebrated Poon Paregentan. Also known as the "feast of kindness", it is a day of festivity or good living that precedes the start of Lent on Monday 27th February.

Soorp Sarkis Cocktail Party

On 25th February 2017, with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian, ACYA organised another wonderful evening to celebrate the Feast of Soorp Sarkis at The Pyrmont Bridge Hotel

Scholarship Awarded & Students' Blessing Service

2016 graduates of the Higher School Certificate were invited to the Church of Holy Resurrection on Sunday 19 March 2017, to take part in a blessing ceremony offered by His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian as they embark on their future path of tertiary studies, trade or work life.

Easter Schedule 2017

The Easter schedule is now up on the site. Please click here for the full details

Blessing of the Holy Martyrs' Icon & Procession

On Sunday 24 April 2016 an Episcopal Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian, as well as a blessing ceremony of the replica of the Holy Martyrs icon that was commissioned specifically for the canonisation ceremony at Holy Etchmiadzin in 2015.

Easter Celebrations @ CHR

The triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem that signals the start of Holy Week which we celebrate on Palm Sunday was symbolically replicated on Sunday 20 March 2016 with a procession of clergy, deacons and children.

Forum of the Church Body

On Sunday 21 February 2016, a forum of the Church Body was convened in the Edgarian hall with some 30 participants representing the various parts of the Church including: the diaconate, the ladies auxiliary (ACLA), ancillary body, choirs (Loosavorich, Vartanants and Karasoun Mangounk), Sunday school and youth committee (ACYA).

St Vartanants at the Church of Holy Resurrection

On Thursday 4 February 2016 on the 1565th year commemorating the Saints of Vartanants, His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian celebrated Holy Mass and delivered his sermon in the Church of Holy Resurrection with over 200 pupils, 15 teachers and Principals of the AGBU Alexander Primary School and the Hamazkaine Galstaun College present.

A Gathering to Greet the New Year With New Friends

At the invitation of His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian, on Sunday 10 January 2016, our newly-arrived Syrian/Iraqi-Armenian friends were welcomed at a reception to exchange greetings with one another for the New Year and Christmas. The event was hosted by the Church of Holy Resurrection in the Edgarian hall after the Divine Liturgy.