ELCJHL Youth in Sweden

“Goddag” from our ELCJHL Arabic Lutheran Church of Redeemer Jerusalem Youth! This past week, Redeemer youth attended an international youth gathering in Stallarholmen, Sweden. Youth had the chance to go swimming, canoeing, learn some archery, and learn a little about Swedish culture. They met youth from around the world, and learned skills like problem-solving together. … [Read more…]

Bishop and ELCJHL delegation visit Diocese of Stragnas

This week, Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar , Reverend Rodny Said, and Mrs. Rana Kattan Zeidan are in Sweden representing the ELCJHL. They are meeting with the Dioces of Stragnas and many members and pastors of the Church of Sweden. During this week, the ELCJHL representatives are sharing about the ELCJHL and its ministry, with a … [Read more…]

COCOP Statement on the Annexation Plans of the Israeli Government

A Statement from the Partners of the ELCJHL “They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying, ‘Peace, Peace,” when there is no peace.” – Jeremiah 6:14 The international partners of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) at their virtual meeting on June 30, 2020, expressed their great concern … [Read more…]

A Message from COCOP to Bishop Ibrahim Azar

Dear Bishop Azar, As COCOP partners, we would like to express our appreciation, support and solidarity with you and the leadership of the ELCJHL. You have had to address numerous internal and external challenges this past year including the situation in Jordan, funding of your important ministries with a skeleton staff, dealing with a global … [Read more…]

Called to Lead The Way

Female Palestinian Lawyer to Speak at The UN For International Women’s Month West Bank/New York – As the only female in the entire Middle East serving as a judge on the church Ecclesiastical Court which governs family matters among Christians, attorney Scarlet Bishara, a member of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy … [Read more…]

COCOP Resources

Only participants with the link can view this page. 2020 “Virtual” COCOP Resources They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying, “Peace, peace,” when there is no peace. Jeremiah 6:14 Below, find the Agenda for the COCOP 2020 meetings, held at Abrahams Herberge in Beit Jala for local partners and via Zoom for international partners. … [Read more…]

Bishop Azar Addresses ELCJHL Partners

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 … [Read more…]

Celebrating 30 Years of Ministry

Bethlehem – The Church, community, family, and friends came together today, June 9, 2017, to celebrate 30 years of faithful service to The Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church by The Rev. Mitri Raheb. – The Church, community, family, and friends came together today, June 9, 2017, to celebrate 30 years of faithful service to The Evangelical … [Read more…]