Children’s Sunday

                 For the last several months, every first Sunday the church and grounds got filled with the lively and cheerful voices of the children of St. Garabed, as Der Krikor dedicated those special Sundays to the kids and young families of our    community. After a special sermon in the Church, children, parents and Der Hayr gathered at Kirkjan  Family Hall for  arts and crafts related to the Sunday theme, as well as a movie and a delicious lunch prepared by Gary Churukian.
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“Thanks For Giving” Alice Safoyan

                  Alice Safoyan has been an integral part of this community and of St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church of the Desert for many years.

                  After living in the desert since 1983, Alice is now moving to Los Angeles.  On Sunday, November 26th, the Parish Council honored her at a “Thanks For Giving” luncheon held at Kirkjan   Family Hall.  Many friends and family were there to help  celebrate Alice’s contributions to the Armenian Church.
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2017 Armenian Cultural Festival

                 St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church of the Desert held its 10th annual   Armenian Cultural Festival on the weekend of November 4th and 5th.   More than 2,000  people attended again this year, making the Festival a great success!

                 The Festival Committee was very well organized and we again had two food lines where we were able to serve everyone the many varieties of our delicious Armenian foods, without a wait. 
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