Beirut, Lebanon – On the 16th of June, the daughter of Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar graduated from the Near East School of Theology. Miss Azar has completed a four-year degree in theology and plans to pursue an advanced degree in theology in Germany next year, and then seek ordination in the ELCJHL. During the commencement, Bishop Emeritus […]
Beit Sahour – The Evangelical Lutheran Schools (ELS) 2018 Spring Educational Day was blessed with sunshine and bit of spring rain on the 21st of April. Principal Georgette Rabadi, and ELS Director of Education Dr. Charlie Haddad welcomed volunteers, pastors, administrators from The ELCJHL’s four participating schools, representatives of the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Education, Bethlehem Director […]
Jerusalem – The Rev. Fursan Zu’mot was installed as the pastor of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land’s Redeemer Lutheran Church – Jerusalem, this first Sunday in Easter. The installation was officiated by Bishop Ibrahim Azar, Propst Wolfgang Schmidt, The Rev. Carrie Smith, and The Rev. Gabriele Schroeder. Reverand Zu’mot is […]
Jerusalem – ELCJHL Bishop Ibrahim Azar, Redeemer Lutheran Propst Wolfgang Schmidt, Anglican Church Jerusalem Archbishop Suheil Dawani, and Episcopal Church Archbishop Michael Curry lead the procession of clergy and congregation members through the Old City. The Lutheran Church in BeitSahour, The Lutheran Church of Hope in Ramallah, the English, Arabic and German Jerusalem congregations and […]
“Dear friends, we are witnesses of these things. Our church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, is a small church. But we continue to stand steadfast in this land, and to proclaim God’s Good News to every nation, beginning from Jerusalem.” – Bishop Ibrahim Azar
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Bishop Eaton and other American Christian Church leaders send a letter of support to the thirteen heads of churches in Jerusalem after the recent efforts of the Jerusalem Municipality to place tax levies on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Letter to Church Leaders, Israel Prime Minister, […]
Story and Photos By Mr. Simon Awad, Executive Director of the Environmental Education Center at Talitha Kumi Beit Jala, West Bank – On Friday, March 2, 2018, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) organized a tree planting campaign with 44 students from the Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour and the Beit Jala Secondary School for Girls. […]
Bishop Younan is on a speaking tour in the US – check out the dates and locations here to attend an event.