St. James Armenian Church Celebrates Sunday School Graduation


St.JamesWATERTOWN — Last Sunday, 16 young adults graduated from Sunday School at St. James Church in Watertown, MA. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, the students renewed their baptismal vows and received diplomas.

Rev. Arakel Aljalian, parish pastor, directed his sermon to the graduates, congratulating them on their accomplishments and encouraging them to continue their involvement in the Armenian Church.

A reception followed the ceremony, with remarks by Sunday School superintendent Marsha Alabachian and student remarks from valedictorian Nareg Kalaydjian and salutatorians Alec Maserejian and Lydia Thompson.

The teachers of the graduating class this year were Emily Diloyan, Melissa Giragosian and Matthew Reppucci.