Summary of our Studies: 1 Corinthians 15-16

Thursday, August 31, 2017 Chapter of Study: 1 Corinthians 15-16 Group Discussion We concluded our study of 1 Corinthians with Chapters 15 and 16, in which St. Paul outlines and reminds the Corinthian Church of the essential elements of the Gospel, the gravity of the truth held...
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St. Stepanos Armenian Church celebrated the 30th Anniversary

On the weekend of Aug 26 & 27, 2017, the St. Stepanos Armenian Church celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its consecration while also celebrating its 60th year as an organized parish of the Diocese. The festivities began on Saturday, at the Oyster Point Hotel in Red Bank, NJ,...
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Summary of our Studies: 1 Corinthians 14

Group Discussion Prior to delving into the study, our group recognized the importance of clarifying the definition of two terms, tongues and prophecy, to best understand St. Paul’s message in Chapter 14. We deciphered ‘tongues’ as the gift of speaking, and ‘prophecy’ as the gift...
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Summary of our Studies 1 Corinthians 13

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Chapter of Study: 1 Corinthians 13 Group Discussion Recognized by our members as one of the most well known chapters on love in the Bible, St. Paul’s teachings in 1 Corinthians 13 connected our previous study on spiritual gifts to the fact that without...
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Summary of our Studies 1 Corinthians 12

Thursday, July 20, 2017 Chapter of Study: 1 Corinthians 12 Group Discussion As we commenced our study on Chapter 12, St. Paul pressed the Corinthians to remember that every member plays an essential part within the church. Der Hayr pointed out that one of the biggest issues...
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Bible Adventure and Father’s Day Picnic

The weekend of Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th was full of exciting activities and events at St. Stepanos Armenian Church in Elberon, NJ. The weekend commenced Saturday morning with the annual bible sleepover camp.  This year’s lesson was the story of David an...
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Summary of our studies July 7, 2017

Chapter of Study: 1 Corinthians 11 Group Discussion St. Paul’s teachings in Chapter 11 invited much discussion regarding head covering etiquette and purpose within the church as it pertained to our understanding of God’s relationship to man and woman, and consequently, their...
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Women’s Guild Day

It was a bittersweet celebration of Women’s Guild Day which we celebrated on Sunday, June 4th. Special Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) was conducted by Der Hayr in memory of our Women’s Guild members. An elaborate fellowship hour followed at the church hall, prepared by...
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Summary of our studies: 1 Corinthians 8-9

Thursday, June 1, 2017 Chapters of Study: 1 Corinthians 8-9 Group Discussion A central topic from our studies of Chapters 8 and 9 was: Don’t think you know more than you do! Paul began by discussing the notion of “foods” sacrificed to idol gods, which may involve the beliefs of...
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