PARAMUS, NJ — 2015 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and Armenians throughout the world will be commemorating this special anniversary through events and programs to keep the light of Justice and Truth shine in the midst of darkness. In a series of activities undertaken by the Armenian Evangelical Community on both Coasts, Zaven Khanjian, the Executive Director/CEO of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) will present a lecture on Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:30 PM, at the Armenian Presbyterian Church, 140 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652. The topic of the lecture will be Hrant Dink, the Man, the Mission, the Martyrdom — the man who became the voice of the voiceless and fought for Justice and Truth. There will also be a video presentation of SWALLOW’S NEST, (Hrant Dink at the Armenian Evangelical TUZLA Camp).
The Dink brothers, Hrant, Hosrof and Orhan grew up and were educated in the Bolso Badanegan Doun (Istanbul Youth House) of the Armenian Evangelical Church of Gedik Pasha, Istanbul. Bolso Badanegan Doun was administered by Hrant Guzelian, an unsung Armenian Evangelical hero, who had embarked on a mission of search and rescue of endangered Armenian families, specially the Armenian youth of Anatolia.
Light refreshments will be served after the event. For more information please call AMAA at 201.265.2607