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.
By Dar Al-Kalima Principal Anton Nassar Bethlehem, Palestine – Students and their parents, as well as the Administration of Dar Al-Kalima Lutheran School (DAK), are excited about the new Literacy Stream expansion. Streams or tracks are an intense focus in a students’ curriculum. Since 2000, when the school moved to its current location, until the 2016-2017 […]
Jerusalem, 13 January 2018 – The day after the consecration of The Rev. Sani Ibrahim Azar as the fourth Palestinian Bishop of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL), Bishop Azar addressed the international partner churches in attendance for the installation. The international partners of the ELCJHL include organizations, churches and […]