Sections of the Bible

#BreathinGOD: The Ark of the Covenant

#BreathinGOD is a short podcast produced for Vemkar’s Instagram page. These short meditations, led by Dr. Roberta Ervine, Professor of Armenian Studies at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, offers the wisdom of the Bible and the profound spiritual tradition of the …

The Rest of Fasting

In this lecture, “The Rest of Fasting,” delivered on April 8, 2020 for the Zohrab Information Center’s series on the Environment, Dr. Roberta Ervine explores how fasting offers rest and healing to both those who fast and to all of …

#BreathinGOD: Wisdom 2:23

#BreathinGOD is a short podcast produced for Vemkar’s Instagram page. These short meditations, led by Dr. Roberta Ervine, Professor of Armenian Studies at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, offers the wisdom of the Bible and the profound spiritual tradition of the …

Resilience

This Bible Study, “Resilience,” helps you pray through and confront moments of crisis in your life. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from the Psalms, 2 Corinthians, and the Church Father Anania of Narek. …

The Violence of Racism

This Bible Study, “The Violence of Racism,” prepared by Fr. Yeprem Kelegian, uses the Parable of the Good Samaritan from the Gospel of Luke and passages from Amos, Genesis, and Galatians, to help us confront racism in ourselves and our …

Practicing Peace

This Bible Study, “Practicing Peace,” addresses violence in all of the forms it takes in our contemporary world. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Isaiah, Matthew, and Colossians. Click the button below for …

A Living Hope

This Bible Study, “A Living Hope,” offers reflection for moments of great change. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Jonah, Peter, and from our Church Father St. Gregory of Narek. Click the button …

#BreathinGOD: Matthew 13:51

#BreathinGOD is a short podcast produced for Vemkar’s Instagram page. These short meditations, led by Dr. Roberta Ervine, Professor of Armenian Studies at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, offers the wisdom of the Bible and the profound spiritual tradition of the …

Bread & Salt: Let There Be… Fasting!

“Bread and Salt: Stories from the Armenian Church” is a video and podcast series produced by the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The episodes cover a wide range of topics, including Armenian history, the traditions and practices …

Bread & Salt: Let There Be… Culture!

“Bread and Salt: Stories from the Armenian Church” is a video and podcast series produced by the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The episodes cover a wide range of topics, including Armenian history, the traditions and practices …

Bread & Salt: Let There Be… Food!

“Bread and Salt: Stories from the Armenian Church” is a video and podcast series produced by the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. The episodes cover a wide range of topics, including Armenian history, the traditions and practices …

#BreathinGOD: 2 Timothy 3:16

#BreathinGOD is a short podcast produced for Vemkar’s Instagram page. These short meditations, led by Dr. Roberta Ervine, Professor of Armenian Studies at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, offers the wisdom of the Bible and the profound spiritual tradition of the …

The Violence of Racism

This Bible Study, “The Violence of Racism,” prepared by Fr. Yeprem Kelegian, uses the Parable of the Good Samaritan from the Gospel of Luke and passages from Amos, Genesis, and Galatians, to help us confront racism in ourselves and our …

In Harmony

This Bible Study, “In Harmony,” offers prayer and reflection for those times when you just aren’t feeling your best. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Romans. Click the button below for a PDF …

Practicing Peace

This Bible Study, “Practicing Peace,” addresses violence in all of the forms it takes in our contemporary world. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Isaiah, Matthew, and Colossians. Click the button below for …

Engaging with the Bible

We Believe: Jesus Made People Feel Better

This excerpt from the We Believe series “Jesus Made People Feel Better,” is a lesson plan for kindergarteners. The We Believe series is the long-standing Sunday School curriculum books of the Armenian Apostolic Church in America, produced by the Eastern Diocese’s Christian …

We Believe: Jesus, Lord of My Life, Miracle Worker

This excerpt from the We Believe series “Jesus, Lord of My Life, Miracle Worker,” is a lesson plan for fourth graders. The We Believe series is the long-standing Sunday School curriculum books of the Armenian Apostolic Church in America, produced by …

Children’s Sermon: Healing

Rev. Fr. Dr. Abraham Malkhasyan, the pastor of the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs in Bayside, NY, offers a sermon about healing for children.

Sermons as Sources: St. John Chrysostom’s Homilies on the Gospel of Matthew

For many people, the sermon is their favorite part of the Badarak, the Divine Liturgy. Delivered in the vernacular—the language spoken by the average person—it is often the only portion of the service in English (or modern Armenian, or whichever …

Hurting and Healing

This selection from the camp curriculum of the Eastern Diocese’s Summer Camps focuses on how we should turn to God so that our pain does not overwhelm us. Click the button below for a PDF of this Camp Curriculum: Hurting …

In Harmony

This Bible Study, “In Harmony,” offers prayer and reflection for those times when you just aren’t feeling your best. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Romans. Click the button below for a PDF …

Practicing Peace

This Bible Study, “Practicing Peace,” addresses violence in all of the forms it takes in our contemporary world. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from Isaiah, Matthew, and Colossians. Click the button below for …

Resilience

This Bible Study, “Resilience,” helps you pray through and confront moments of crisis in your life. In it, you will find the space for discussion based on passages from the Psalms, 2 Corinthians, and the Church Father Anania of Narek. …