The Women´s Desk Learns About The Status of Palestinian Women´s Rights Jerusalem – On the heels of The Status of Palestinian Women’s Rights and the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) workshop when more than 50 women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the … [Read more…]
ELCJHL Congregations Begin 2019-20 Tours Jerusalem – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) congregations visited Nablus, the first trip of the second year in a three-year series of religious holy site visits, on Friday 13 September 2019. Made possible with financial assistance from The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway (CoN), … [Read more…]
Jerusalem – In a farewell service on Wednesday 4 September 2019, Rev Wolfgang Schmidt and his wife Anette Pflanz Schmidt said good bye to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem. Rev Schmidt was propst of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and serving the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (EKD) for 7 … [Read more…]
Ramallah – To further advance the development of gender equality in Palestine, The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) invited Palestinian officials, partners, church members, Muslim judges, and international supporters to a Gender Justice For Palestine Conference. Gender Justice For Palestine is a committee of men and women dedicated to the … [Read more…]
Beit Sahour – The Evangelical Lutheran Schools (ELS) 2019 Spring Educational Day was held on a cool, clear day 17th April. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar, Principal Georgette Rabadi, and ELS Director of Education Dr. Charlie Haddad welcomed volunteers, pastors, administrators from The ELCJHL’s four participating schools, representatives … [Read more…]
Female Palestinian Lawyer to Speak at The UN For International Women’s Month West Bank/New York – As the only female in the entire Middle East serving as a judge on the church Ecclesiastical Court which governs family matters among Christians, attorney Scarlet Bishara, a member of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy … [Read more…]
Theme This Year: “Come – Everything is Ready” Jerusalem – In a program written by women in Slovenia, The World Day of Prayer is celebrated around the world in diverse communities of women. The women of the Arabic-speaking congregation at Redeemer Jerusalem participate in the annual ecumenical worship. The Palestinian worship was organized by Mrs. … [Read more…]
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sweden, Strängnäs Diocese Bishop Johan Dalman welcomed Bishop Ibrahim Azar on February 28 in Sweden to strengthen the friendship agreement between the two churches and future exchanges. Bishop Azar delivered 6.30 pm Vesper in Strängnäs Cathedral. See reflection below. Svenska Kyrkan: Strängnäs Stift article about his trip, here.