Bible Adventure and Summer Picnic

        Just as the year before, the camping event organized by St. Stepanos Armenian Church on June 25-26 was a great success. Armenian families camped out in the picnic area of the church while enjoying swimming at the Breakwater Beach Club, fun activities and crafts for...
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St. Stepanos Family Night

The first event of St. Stepanos Family Club took place on Saturday, June 4 at St. Stepanos Church Hovnanian Hall. It was a very successful event as some sixty of our parishioners attend and enjoyed Der Hayr’s specialty, chicken kebob plus many side dishes and hors d’oeuvres...
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Spectacular performance

by Aida Leon Kado Guests, parishioners and members of St. Stepanos Armenian Apostolic Church in Long Branch, New Jersey, enjoyed this unique program of “REBIRTH AND TRIUMPH” dedicated to the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. It was a joyous gathering on Sunday, May...
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The Feast of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide

On April 24, 2016, the Armenians flocked again to the church of St. Stepanos in Elberon, NJ for a solemn memorial day dedicated to the Armenian genocide of 1915 that was organized and carried out by the brutal Turkish government of the Ottoman Empire. Though already 101 years...
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Parish Assembly Meeting 2016

Following Badarak on March, 6th and some light libations, the dues paying members assembled in the Church’s hall. After our pastor’s prayer, Mr. Richard McOmber called the meeting to order and then he asked the Parish Council Chairperson Ms. Aida Kado for opening remarks. The...
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Special Guest – Book Talk and Signing

On Saturday, November 21st St. Stepanos parish welcomed Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan, director of the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church, Tiran Nersoyan Professor of Liturgical Studies at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, and...
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Special Water Blessing Service & Thanksgiving Luncheon

On Sunday November 15, 2015 our Pastor Rev. Fr. Daniel Karadjian after the Divine Liturgy held a special Water Blessing Service with the newly consecrated Holy Muron on September 27th at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The blessed water was distributed to the faithful to...
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Consecration of the Icon of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide

On Sunday November 1,  2015 St. Stepanos performed a special ceremony consecrating the parish’s new Icon of the Holy Martyrs  of the Armenian Genocide.  The Ceremony began with the children of the Sunday School carrying the Icon replica into the Sanctuary. Ryan Kozak, Arianna...
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WOMEN’S GUILD NEWS

By Silva Terjanian The past few months have been very busy and fruitful for the Guild. Foremost, a Big thank you to all members for all of your help. Without all of your joined efforts, hard work, our events could not have been so successful. The Easter Bake sale, chaired by...
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