Observance of the 96th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held at the First Armenian Presbyterian Church on Monday, April 25th, sponsored by the Inter-Denomination Committee of Fresno. Participating Churches included St. Paul, Holy Trinity, Pilgrim Congregational, First Presbyterian and St. Gregory, Fowler.
The Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Dz. Vartabed. Yardemian, Vicar General of the Western Diocese, presided for the Requiem Service (Hokehankist).
- Fresno Commemorates 96th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Caption: Photo of Clergy and Keynote Speaker - left to right, Deacon Hagop Iskenian; Fr. Yeghia Hairabedian, pastor, St. Gregory; Very Rev. Fr. Dajad Dz. V. Yardemian; Vicar General Western Diocese; Fr. Vahan Gosdanian, pastor, Holy Trinity; Badveli Mgrdich Melkonian, host pastor, First Presbyterian; Deacon Allan Y. Jendian; and Serge Tomassian, Esq., Keynote Speaker.