FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RE: St. John Garabed Armenian Church and adjacent church banquet hall
Hollywood, CA, USA
March 11, 2019
‘No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money’ Matthew 6:24
The Annual Parish Assembly of St. John Garabed Armenian Church of Hollywood convened on February 17, 2019. As the highest authoritative body of the parish, the Assembly referenced to the legal proceedings pertaining to the church construction as well as the adjacent church banquet hall (Taglyan Cultural Complex).
More specifically, the Assembly officially announced the recommencement of the church construction in the near future.
In response to public interest, the Assembly made the following assertions:
In conclusion, the Assembly exhorted the public not to yield to the falsified news disseminated by the hateful misinformation machine and not to give way to gossip and insults.
St. John Garabed Armenian Church has always been and continues to be accountable to its members and continues to fulfill its mission with full transparency in accordance with the By-Laws of the Western Diocese and the laws of the United States. Any individual or organization wishing to obtain clarifications or accurate information, may reach out to the Parish Council of St. John Garabed Armenian Church without any hesitation.
The Armenian Church will not stoop to the level of petty and misguided individuals. We will remain steadfast in our mission of serving our faithful.
ST. JOHN GARABED ARMENIAN CHURCH
‘Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.’ Romans 12:17