Community of Tampa | St. Pete | Florida

St Hagop Armenian Church has been blessed with committed and faithful leaders who have acted as stewards over our church over the years. Meet the people who have served the Lord and our church gladly in the past until today in the profiles below.

Louise Yardumian

Louise (Sarkisian) Yardumian is a native of Detroit, Michigan graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music. She started playing the organ at St. John Armenian Church at the age of 13, continuing for 14 years as church organist until moving to St. Petersburg, FL in 1974. Louise…

Eileen Barsamian Jennings

Eileen has served one term on parish council and has been a part of the St. Hagop community for the nearly 14 years she has lived in St. Petersburg with her husband, Ed.  During those years, Eileen has been Assembly Chairman, she took part in the Forward in Faith Building Campaign, and is a Godmother of…

Dr. George Kamajian

Husband, father and physician, George Kamajian has been part of St. Hagop’s community since 2005.  He has been active in our church organizations and fund raising activities including serving as chairman of the parish council, has chaired various dance committees and slaved over shish kebob picnics in the hot August sun.  A graduate of the…

Jack Dikranian

Jack Dikranian began his spiritual journey at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Bayside, NY, by attending Armenian Day School and Sunday School. He was later ordained Tbir while serving at Holy Ascension Armenian Church in Trumbull, CT 1998. Jack joined St. Hagop Armenian Church in 2004 and was later ordained Kisasargavak. He currently serves the church…

Stepan Serpekian

Stepan has been a part of St Hagop community since 1995 and served three terms on parish council from 2009-2014, with five of those years as chairman of the council. He was present at the introduction of the blue prints, ground breaking and consecration of the church. Stepan manages and leads the church choir. He…

Chuck Sarkisian

Chuck is a devoted member of St. Hagop, has served on the Parish council since 2012 he is a Diocesan Delegate and the Chairman of the St. Hagop’s Capital Campaign for building the Church Hall. Chuck founded Sarkisian & Associates, LLC in 2006, a Health & Welfare benefits consulting firm for large employers. He earned…

Chris Sassouni

Chris Sassouni has been part of the St. Hagop Community for 6 ½ years and served 3 terms on the council from 2009-2014 as the treasurer of the parish council. He earned undergraduate and doctoral degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from the University of North Carolina.  Chris also earned a certificate…