Propst Wolfgang Schmidt Leaves Post at Redeemer Lutheran Church

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…]

Gender Justice For All

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…]

Spring Education Day at Evangelical Lutheran Schools 2019

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…]

Called to Lead The Way

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…]

Redeemer Women Hold “World Day of Prayer” 2019

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…]

Bishop Azar Renews Partnership With Swedish Church, Strängnäs Diocese

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.