Centenary Blessing of 2015 Newborns

A special blessing service of 2015 newborns in our community took place in the Church of Holy Resurrection on Sunday 13 December 2015 presided by His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian, organised by the Parish Priest and Church Council.

Armenian Kermesse: Our Community At Its Best

It was an event that invoked all sorts of phrases and comments to express deep sentiments of joy. It was dynamic, collaborative, blessed, united, energised, participatory, entertaining and countless other words all put together, the sum total best expressed in Colossians 3:14 “And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.”

Community Workshops: Demonstrating the Craft & Making of the Khachkar

The Master Sculptor, Varaztad Hambardzumyan with his co-craftsman Garik Hovhannisyan presented a number of workshops with school visits to Galstaun College, AGBU Alexander School, Toomanian and Takmanchadz Saturday Schools as well as community forums at the Edgarian Hall and Armenian Cultural Centre

Acknowledging Our Valuable Community School Teachers

At the invitation of His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian on the Feast of the Holy Translators (Tarkmanchadz), the teachers of our Armenian community schools were recognised for their valuable contribution toward instilling our cultural heritage

Pilgrimage to Armenia Led by Rev Fr Avetis Hambardzumyan

Twenty pilgrims from the Church of Holy Resurrection led by Fr Avetis Hambardzumyan arrived in Yerevan on Friday, 18 September 2015 for a two week visit.

Garden of Remembrance for the Late Archbishop Aghan Baliozian

A requiem service held on Sunday 20 September 2015 marked the third anniversary of the passing of our dear, late Primate, Archbishop Aghan Baliozian of blessed memory

An Evening to Tribute the 30th Ordination Anniversary of Rev Fr Norayr Patanian

On Friday 11 September 2015, the church and community representatives gathered in the Edgaian Hall to tribute the 30th anniversary celebration of Reverend Father Norayr Patanian’s ordination into the priesthood

Church Family Gathering Honours Rev Fr Bartev's 25th Ordination Anniversary

The annual Church family dinner was held on Friday 17 July 2015 to co-incide with the 25th ordination anniversary of Reverend Father Bartev Karakashia

ACYA Represented at the International Assembly of Church Youth

Prior to their departure to Armenia, ACYA Committee members, Vahag Vartan-Boghossian and Garren Pezikian met with His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian to receive his blessing

Armenian Genocide Centenary: Ecumenical Service & Photo Exhibition

On Saturday 23 May 2015, church leaders, members of Parliament, ambassadors and consuls were present at an ecumenical service

April 24 Outreach at the Exodus Foundation

We Remember and Live On, this was the slogan on the bright yellow t-shirts donned by the 20 volunteers from the Church of Holy Resurrection

Welcoming New Community Friends from Syria and Iraq

On Friday 17 April 2015, a dinner was held in the Edgarian hall presided by His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian to welcome newly-arrived Armenian families from Syria and Iraq