PARAMUS, NJ—Yet another Armenian diaspora community is at risk. This time it’s the long-standing Armenian community of Ukraine.
The war in Ukraine has caused a humanitarian disaster and urgent aid is needed to help the Armenian victims of this war. Many Ukrainian individuals and families have sought refuge in shelters established at the borders of neighboring countries, such as Poland, Bulgaria and Romania.
The Armenian Missionary Association of America, after actively assessing the situation through its extensive network within the Armenian Evangelical Fellowship of Europe and its mission partners in Bulgaria, is reaching out to Armenian refugees who have fled Ukraine and sought refuge in Bulgaria.
The Armenian Evangelical Churches in Bulgaria, led by Rev. Bedros Altunian and Rev. Nerses Ketikian, pastors of the Church in Varna, are working actively on a daily basis to provide much-needed critical assistance and humanitarian support to displaced people as quickly as possible. . .
Most refugees in Bulgaria are settled in a boarding house in Varna where they receive food, medical assistance and other needs. Special arrangements and assistance are offered to those moving to Armenia and settling in the homeland.
Pastor Nerses Ketikian is also in contact with Armenian embassies and consulates in the region, spiritual leaders of the Mother Church in Ukraine, Bulgaria, Romania, as well as the Holy See of Etchmiadzin to coordinate relief efforts. and help refugees who want it. move to Armenia.
Ukrainian Armenian refugees in Bulgaria and neighboring countries can contact Pastor Nerses Ketikian via email at [email protected]
To support AMAA’s efforts providing humanitarian assistance to Ukrainian Armenian refugees, you can send your donations to AMAA at 31 West Century Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 or donate online.
War is not the solution to conflict.
Please pray for an end to the war.
Please pray for the victims of war.
“Finally, brethren, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort each other, agree with each other, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. 2 Corinthians 13:11
Founded in 1918, the Armenian Missionary Association of America serves the spiritual, educational, and social needs of Armenian communities in 24 countries around the world, including Armenia and Artsakh. For more information, visit the website.