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Worship Lab

Dive into our interactive modules to help parishioners become more intimate with worship of God in the Armenian Church. Our goal is for the entire St. Hagop family to be formed by God in worship–both in His home, and in ours! Click any module below to get started! This Worship Lab gratefully calls on the resources of Dr.Tom Samuelian at Arak-29 (sheet music) and Rev. M. Daniel Findikyan and the St. Nersess Music Lab (audio).

Hymn #4: Kreesdos Ee Mej

 1) How It Looks We begin singing Kristos I Mej after the the second and most important of the two processions in the Divine Liturgy.  The Word of God, the Gospel, has already come to the altar.  Now God has come himself, via the chalice of bread and wine-graced to be His precious body and…

Hymn #3: Marmeen Deroonagan

1) How It Looks Our third hymn “Marmeen Deroonagan-Body of the Lord” signals the major transition of the Badarak from the liturgy of God’s word to the liturgy of the Eucharist. In the last hymn we said that the Divine Liturgy has two processions (like parades) that make it like a two act play.  The Word of God, the…

Hymn #2: Soorp Asdvadz

1) How It Looks We begin singing Soorp Asdvadz, the ancient hymn of the “Three Holies”  immediately after the deacon raises the Gospel book and says “Proschume/Be Attentive.” We have two processions (like parades) in the Divine Liturgy, celebrating the two things we hold most sacred.  In this first procession, we parade the Word of God-the…