Summer 2022 Education Staff Retreat

This week, educational staff from Dar Al Kalima in Bethlehem, School of Hope in Ramallah, the Evangelical Lutheran School of Beit Sahour, and Al Mahaba Kindergarten took a trip up north together! Staff had the amazing opportunity to spend time together not only touring, but also spending time in reflection together with each other and … [Read more…]

New Research from the EEC

Did you know there is a bird ringing and monitoring station at the ELCJHL’s Environmental Education Center? Throughout the year, Executive Director Simon Awad, along with bird researcher Michael Farhoud and college student and EEC researcher Bashar Jarseyeh, document and study birds who come through the center through their ringing process. In 2015, the center … [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…]

ACT Palestine Forum and the Middle East Council of Churches statement on the Murder of the Beloved Journalist Ms. Shireen Abu Aqleh

With shock and great sadness, the Middle East Council of Churches headquartered in Beirut, the Ecumenical Palestinian organizations, and members of the ACT Alliance working in Palestine and the region, received the news of the murder of the beloved journalist Ms. Shireen Abu Aqleh. Shireen was killed by a bullet fired from the Israeli occupation … [Read more…]