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Tomb of Mary

Some walked, others took carriages and even ships...then we started taking planes to go on pilgrimages. Now, VEMKAR brings the Holy Land to you!

"Christ as Hope" Module


“Christ as Hope” is one of our topical modules, which include multimedia resources on prayer, liturgy, bible studies, and of our whole Armenian tradition, providing online and offline opportunities for worship, service, education, and fellowship. We invite you to join us in exploring the manifestation of hope in our daily lives as followers of Christ.
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Get to know Vemkar

What is VEMKAR?

Vemkar (Վէմքար) is the Digital Ministry of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, it is the online interface of the Diocese’s vision Building up the Body of Christ.

Vemkar refers to a flat stone that is consecrated by the bishop embedded within the center of the altar, upon which the chalice or Gospel book rests during Badarak.

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