On 1 January 2020, the Pomegranate Blessing Service and Prayer of Thanks was held, presided by His Eminence Archbishop Haigazoun Najarian.

In Christian symoblism, the pomegranate represents the blood shed by Jesus Christ, also symbolising the Lord’s Glorious Resurrection and the diversity of God’s graces. In the Armenian Church, the pomegranate also depicts like its seeds, the numerous and various Church members, covered with a solid outer layer, being united into one Church