English Tea Party dedicated to Mother’s Day

Around 50 people, adults and children attended  the English Tea on May 13 at St. Stepanos  despite the weather. The event was chaired by Ala Monokian.It was a beautiful family atmosphere; some of the guests were celebrating three generations together, others came with  sisters or...
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Joint Cultural Mother’s Day Concert in St. Stepanos

On Sunday, May 21, St. Stepanos Armenian Church in Elberon, NJ hosted a joint cultural Mother’s Day Concert featuring the St. Stepanos Church Knar Children’s Choir, directed by Ms. Alyne Corrigan and the Lithuanian Cultural Spindulelis “Sunray” Ensemble, directed by Ms. Violeta...
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Summary of our studies: 1 Corinthians 5-6:12

Thursday, May 11, 2017 Chapters of Study: 1 Corinthians 5-6:12 Group Discussion In Chapter 5, Paul began by addressing reports of sexual immorality among-st the Corinthians, which prompted our group to hold a candid discussion of its presence within the church today. We...
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Summary of our studies: 1 Corinthians 4

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 Group Discussion In Chapter 4, Paul continued to emphasize his ministry and that of the apostles as one of servanthood unto Christ, and that the Corinthians should not worship them or other men, but rather imitate and share their faith in Christ. Our...
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Summary of our studies: 1 Corinthians 3:5-23

Thursday, March 31st, 2017 Group Discussion As we moved deeper into our study of chapter three in 1 Corinthians, we noticed how Paul further emphasized that any of his teachings or those of other men in Christ are simply to plant seeds and to share truth of our Lord and Savior –...
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Summary of our studies: 1 Corinthians 1:26-3:4

Thursday, March 16th, 2017 Group Discussion We determined that the main teaching from the first chapter of 1 Corinthians lay in verse 31; that the one who boasts, should boast in the Lord. In reflecting upon our own experiences in overcoming pride with humility, the saying, “We...
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Saintly Women’s Day

Saintly Women’s Day hosted by our Women’s Guild On Saturday, March 18, 2017, the St. Stepanos Women’s Guild hosted a service and program to honor Saintly Women of Vartanantz. Members of other New Jersey parishes also joined in commemoration. The day started with Rev. Fr. Daniel...
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St. Stepanos Women’s Guild Learns how to make St. Sarkis Halva

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, the St. Stepanos Women’s Guild and friends gathered after church services for a cooking class led by member, Yester Garabedian. Mrs. Garabedian taught the attendants how to make St. Sarkis Halva. The class was timely as the feast day honoring St....
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