Dar Al-Kalima School Offers New Focus of Study Beginning 2017-2018

By Dar Al-Kalima Principal Anton Nassar Bethlehem, Palestine – Students and their parents, as well as the Administration of Dar Al-Kalima Lutheran School (DAK), are excited about the new Literacy Stream expansion. Streams or tracks are an intense focus in a students’ curriculum. Since 2000, when the school moved to its current location, until the 2016-2017 … [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…]

Mahaba Nursery Changes Leadership

 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…]

A Year of Commemoration of the Reformation Conclusion Statement

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”Among the blessings of this year of Commemoration is the fact that for the first time Lutherans and Catholics have seen the Reformation from an ecumenical perspective.” and ” link=”” color=”#a30110″ class=”” size=”32″][Lutheran World Federation and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity]  

Evangelical Lutheran Schools in Palestine Commemorate Reformation 500

Bethlehem, 30 October 2017 – The Evangelical Lutheran Schools (ELS) in Palestine are comprised of Muslim and Christian students. Within the percentage of Christian students attending the ELS institutions, less than 2 percent are Lutherans with the majority of Christian students coming from Middle Eastern Orthodox traditions. So why celebrate Reformation 500 Day with so few … [Read more…]

Term as LWF President: “Was a Call to be Servant of the Servants”

The Right Rev. Dr. Bishop Munib A. Younan, in a reflective interview, discusses his 7-year-term as President of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) which ended this May. Editor’s note: This interview was done before the presiding President of LWF, Bishop Dr. Musa Panti Filibus of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria was elected in … [Read more…]