The Armenian people everywhere, under any circumstances, have proved the fact of being in love, devoted to their faith and education. Throughout history, Armenian churches have been a place of unification not only of faith but also of culture.

After the genocide against the Armenians, the surviving Armenians living in the border regions of Western Armenia built an Armenian school next to each church they built. There are Armenian schools next to each church in Serekania, Gre Spi, Ghamishli, Derik.

Dr. Ohannes, auto electrician Ando, ​​pharmacist Varduhi, Armenian teacher Gohar, Khacho, Uncle Serob were the last Armenians left in Serekania. Vrezh Keshishyan, originally from Silvan (Tigranakert), was very devoted to his people and faith. He was the “Lord Father” of St. Hakob Church in Serekania. Serekani was captured by the mercenaries of the Turkish army and ISIS after great destructions, the inhabitants were displaced. The Father from Silvan continued to listen to the Armenian prayers recorded by his father alone in St. Hakob Church. Vrezh Keshishyan did not leave Serekania Church and the school next to it, where 70,000 Armenians were massacred during the genocide.Now in the school next to the church, where there are no students, there are Armenian books lost in the dust on empty tables and faded photos of children…