3rd Annual Bishop's 5K Walk/Run
The 3rd Annual ACYOA Bishops's 5K was held as an in-person and virtual event open to ALL ages, in two different locations. The 5K took place on September 18, 2021 at St. Leon Armenian Church in Fair Lawn, NJ, and on October 2, 2021 at St. John Armenian Church in Southfield, MI. Read below to learn more!
The ACYOA held its 3rd Annual Bishop's 5K on September 18, 2021 at St. Leon in Fair Lawn, New Jersey and on October 2, 2021 at St. John in Southfield, Michigan. Bishop Daniel Findikyan had the opportunity to walk and talk with his flock at the 5K in Souhtfield, recording a 5K time of 47 minutes and 11 seconds. The ACYOA thanks all donors and participants who joined us in this ministry at St. John, St. Leon and virtually all across the country!
As Primate of the Eastern Diocese, His Grace Bishop Daniel Findikyan envisioned the Bishop's 5K as a way to promote physical and spiritual health. All proceeds from the Bishop's 5K go towards the development of future ACYOA programs and ministries. The inaugural ACYOA Bishop's 5K in Summer 2019 - held in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Illinois - fully funded the 2020 ACYOA Mission Trip - sending over 20 young adults to Atlanta in February to help construct a house through Habitat for Humanity, as well as connect with the Armenian Mission Parish of Atlanta. In 2020, the 2nd Annual 5K - held virtually - raised over $13,000 for humanitarian relief efforts for the Republic of Artsakh.