80 Years of Service to Our Church
In September 1928, the Women's Guild, originally called the Ladies' Aid Society, was established at St. Leon Armenian Church. On September 28, 2008 St. Leon Women’s Guild members, clergy, family and friends came together to celebrate the Guild’s 80th year of continued service. Click here to read a wonderful memoir of the Women’s Guild lovingly prepared by Ruth Bedevian for the 80th Anniversary celebration.
As members, we continue to work in the loving spirit of the women who walked before us. We welcome you to join us! Click here for application: Women's Guild Application and Bio
is to encourage, assist and teach our members to preserve and live the Christian faith, which is based on the Holy Bible and the doctrines of the Armenian Church according to the teachings of Jesus Christ. This mission is realized through monthly meetings and programs designed to fulfill this commitment.
The Women's Guild Pledge
"I solemnly pledge and promise as a member of the Women's Guild of the St. Leon Armenian Church of Fair Lawn to uphold the By-laws of this organization and to do my best to preserve the heritage and progress of the Armenian Church. With the Women's Guild being an extension of that spirit, I will work with my fellow members willingly and harmoniously, performing duties requested of me with open mind and heart. I will extend my hand in service to my community, church and God."
All women who subscribe to the doctrines and teachings of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church may become a member of the Women's Guild.
Article IV, Section 1 - By Laws
Annual Dues: $15.00
Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month September through June of each year. Meetings start at 7:30PM and are held in the Abajian Hall.
Women's Guild Executive Board
Chairlady - Donna D. Hortian
Vice-Chairlady - Marilou Pinajian
Corresponding Secretary - Juliet Borgersen
Recording Secretary - Carol Sarajian
Treasurer - Nadya Boyadjian
Advisor - Nancy Scicchitano