Trip a First For Many Members Jerusalem – With financial assistance from The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway (CoN), The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) planned a series of Holy site visits for its West Bank and Jerusalem churches. The initiative began with ELCJHL Rev. Saliba Rishmawi when he realized […]
Ramallah – The Evangelical Lutheran School of Hope was one of several Ramallah non-profits to receive a $130,000 gift last year from the Azeez Shaheen Charitable Trust-Foundation based in Atlanta, Ga., USA. The financial gift contributed to the completion of the School of Hope playground on the Kindergarten campus, and the improvement of the sports […]
Bikfaya, Lebanon – On 22-23 January, The Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held its third meeting at the Patriarchal See of the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East in Atchane. Bishop Ibrahim Azar is a member representing the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land […]
Launches Newsletters With Updated Design Want to stay informed with what our Evangelical Lutheran Schools are doing? Take a look at the Opportunity Palestine (a non-profit supporting ELCJHL schools in Palestine) newsletter. Each newsletter will feature one of our four schools in the West Bank. This issue highlights Adam of Dar Al-Kalima Lutheran School and the winner of an […]
A Christmas Message From Jerusalem *Click on image for entire message (2 pages) and for download, printing.
By Genna Clemen Bethlehem – On November 19th and 20th, 2018 the Environmental Education Center (EEC) held their ninth annual Palestinian Environmental Awareness and Education Conference under the title “Promoting Environmental Action in Palestine: Mechanisms, Plans and Decisions” under the patronage of Rt. Rev. Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan […]
by School of Hope Principal Naseef Muallem Ramallah – In the spring of 2018, the School of Hope entered the Ramallah Municipality Environmental Competition. We were deemed eligible alongside 14 other local schools to be evaluated by a committee comprised of members of the Ministries of Education, Medical Affairs, and the Ministry of Environment. This committee’s […]
As The Evangelical Lutheran Schools (ELS) begin their 2018-19 Academic school year this week, The Evangelical Lutheran School of Hope – Ramallah Deputy Principal Ms. Mays Husary reflects on her successes and challenges from the last school year and shares her hopes and excitement for the coming year. By Ms. Mays Husary, Ramallah – In […]