RAMALLAH – The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Hope in Ramallah celebrated Easter Sunday on April 12th, 2015. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hope – as well as the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Amman, Jordan – celebrate on an ecumenical calendar. These two congregations celebrate together with their Orthodox brothers and sisters for Easter while Orthodox congregations celebrate on the Lutheran/Western calendar for Christmas.
The Mayor of Ramallah, Mr. Mousa Hadded, attend the service. After the sermon, Rev. Imad Haddad honored Mr. Muneer Zananiri for his care of the church over the years.