Read below (requires translation service from Finnish) about ELCJHL Diaconal Center Director Rana Zeidan’s work and partnership with the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission (FELM).
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…]
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…]
Mount of Olives, Jerusalem – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land’s Mahaba Nursery and Preschool (MNAP) celebrated 20 years of dedication and service from its director, Mrs. Margaret “Margo” Younan while welcoming in Mrs. Maram Saeed Kawane as its new director. The nursery has served local and expatriate families for nearly 40 years. … [Read more…]
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…]
Jerusalem, 19 February 2017 – Delegates from The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland Diocese of Kuopio visit the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) this week to plan renewing partnership between the two establishments. Using Galatians 6:10 as a guide, “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, … [Read more…]
BEIT JALA – The ELCJHL’s Deaf Ministry held a Bible Study retreat at Abraham’s Herberge in Beit Jala. The two congregations that make up the Deaf Ministry – in Bethlehem and Ramallah – met together to share a day of fellowship and to discuss the Bible and what it means to be a Christian. Since the … [Read more…]
ELCJHL Bishop Munib Younan spoke on the topic of reconciliation at the Feb. 23-24, 2010, theology symposium at the University of Joensuu, Finland. He also met with representatives of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission, one of the ELCJHL’s international partners. Younan travels regularly to Finland, where he earned his master’s degree in theology in 1976.
The Coordinating Council for the Cooperation of Overseas Partners of the ELCJHL (COCOP) celebrated its 30th year of partnership at the recent annual meeting in May at Dar Annadwa conference center in Bethlehem. On the study day before the council meeting, Rev. Hannes Ganssbauer from Germany, who was instrumental in the early years of the … [Read more…]