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The purpose of the Armenian Church Youth Organization of America (ACYOA) is to bring together young people of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America for the following reasons:

  1. To prepare and equip the young people for responsible and intelligent service in the Armenian Church.
  2. To educate the young people concerning the teachings of the Armenian Church and history of her people.
  3. To motivate and stimulate creative thinking and illustrations of faith among its members.
  4. To provide a vehicle through which the young people may express themselves and demonstrate their abilities skills, interests, concerns, willingness to try, and faith.
  5. To develop programs through which the young people may participate, receive information, experience meaningful relationships, feel a sense of belonging, and be exposed to the, Armenian Church and cultural heritage.

For more on the ACYOA's role in the Church, Diocese, and community, please download the ACYOA Handbook.