Latvian President Visits Holy Land and ELCJHL

Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga visited the Holy Land recently, and stopped in on Redeemer Lutheran Church and the ELCJHL on Monday, Feb. 20. The Rev. Russ Siler, pastor of the English-speaking congregation at Redeemer Church, welcomed the President’s delegation in the absence of Bishop Dr. Munib Younan, and gave an explanation of the history of the church. The Revs Ruduger Scholz, Kjell Jonasson and Julie Rowe and ELCJHL General Secretary George Awad also received the delegation.

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