Church of the Reformation in Beit Jala Consecrates New Bells

BEIT JALA – On the first Sunday in Advent, November 30th, 2014, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Beit Jala dedicated their new bells, as well as bless a new part of their cemetery. The bells, from Italy, were provided through funds from the European Union transferred through the Palestinian Authority. The construction completed in the cemetery was completed through donations from the congregation.

Palestinian media was present to help celebrate, as well as the Talitha Kumi Scouts and Brass for Peace.

All of our churches in Jordan and the Holy Land are looking for partner churches around the world. If you would like to partner with The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Beit Jala, please send an e-mail to Rev. Saliba Rishmawi at srishmawi@elcjhl.org.