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Feast Days of 2019
January 6 - Nativity & Epiphany of Our Lord
April 21 - Resurrection of Our Lord
July 28 - Transfiguration of Our Lord
August 18 - Assumption of Mary, the Mother of God
September 15 - Exaltation of the holy Cross
SOAR DINE & DONATE FOR ORPHANS
On Wednesday, October 23, from 5:00-8:00 PM, SOAR (the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief) will have a fundraiser at the Plano Modern Market (8400 Preston Road Suite 100, Plano, Texas 75024). Mention "SOAR" and 50% of all proceeds will be donated to the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief. This opportunity is only valid in-store, so get out of the house or office and take your family, friends or coworkers out for an evening. For more information, please contact Kristine Ratevosyan at 469-215-9264.
Join us for a Paintball Party on October 26, from 10:00am-5:00pm at Cousins Paintball Dallas (8975 FM 740, Forney, Texas 75126). Tickets are $25 per person, which includes entry fee, paintball gun and mask. There are only 48 tickets - please contact Vatche Kaftajian (214-430-9817) to purchase tickets!
Please note - once tickets are sold out, you can purchase tickets at Cousins Paintball for $49.95 each. You can Venmo us at @acyoa. For more information, please contact Val Alvarado at 469-215-9265.
Join the St. Sarkis community for an afternoon of fun and Bingo on Sunday, October 27 at 1:00pm! $10 includes admission and packet of 6 Bingo Cards. Snacks and refreshments will be provided by the ACYOA.
GUEST SPEAKER: DN. ERIC VOZZY
Deacon Eric Vozzy, a graduate of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary will speak at St. Sarkis's Kechejian Hall on Friday, October 25 at 7:00 pm. His presentation "Spirituality in a Post-Modern World" will address how we can apply spirituality in our everyday lives and particularly how Armenian Orthodox Spirituality compares to other faiths and beliefs.
ACYOA SOCCER TOURNAMENT
The ACYOA officially announces the start of its Second AnnualSt. Sarkis Soccer League!The league is open to everyone aged 13 and up and will take place at reserved indoor fields at Blue Sky Sports Center (7801 Main St, The Colony, TX 75056) on Oct. 27, Nov. 3, and Nov. 10 from 4-8 PM. Create your own co-ed team with a minimum of nine (9) players. The sign-up fee is $20 per player for three Sundays. Please contact Mardig Klachian at 972-804-0486 to sign up or if you have any questions.
PILGRIMAGE TO ARMENIA
Fr. Ghevond Ajamian will lead the faithful of St. Sarkis Armenian Church on the Third Parish Pilgrimage to Armenia from July 26 to August 8, 2020. The pilgrimage will include Holy Etchmiadzin, Yerevan, Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum, Khor Virab, Noravank, Lake Sevan, Dilijan, Garni, Geghard, Datev and much more. The cost per person will be $2,950 which will include round-trip airfare from DFW, transportation, daily meals, 4-Star hotel accommodation, entrance fees, tour guide (English). Space is limited. The registration deadline is February 1, 2020 with a $500 deposit. For a registration form, pilgrimage itinerary or more information, please contact Fr. Ghevond at email@example.com or 201-218-5045. Or you can also contact SIMA Travels at SIMATours@gmail.com or 610-359-7521.
The Mission of the Armenian Orthodox Church
Mission of the Armenian Orthodox Church According to
The Teaching of St. Gregory the Illuminator