By Arsen Yelegen
NEW YORK — Youth and clergy from across the Eastern Diocese gathered in New York City over Memorial Day weekend (May 24-28) for the 72nd annual ACYOA General Assembly and Sports Weekend.
Newly elected Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, the Very Rev. Daniel Findikyan, presided over the gathering.
Events took place in and around the Diocesan Center, to honor the 50th anniversary year of the St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral. The weekend was hosted by a Regional Host Committee, chaired by Liana Kurkjian of White Plains, NY.
ACYOA’s General Assembly was held Friday, May 25, in Haik and Alice Kavookjian Auditorium. It was chaired by Daniel Zalinov of St. Sarkis Church of Charlotte, NC, and vice-chaired by Michael Demirchian of the Hye Pointe Church of Bradford, MA.
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