The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. 2016 Easter Message From Bishop Dr. Munib Younan Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land +++ 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 Now I should remind you, brothers and sisters, of … [Read more…]
1 September 2015 Jerusalem Dear leaders of the world and people of good conscience, I write to you from Jerusalem to address the very serious refugee situation affecting countries across the Middle East and now Europe. I myself am a refugee, as well as a bishop. Both my faith and my history oblige me to … [Read more…]
TIBERIAS, Israel – July 14th, 2015 Dear Fathers, We have come from Jerusalem to stand in solidarity with the brother monks of this monastery after the arson and burning of this historic Church. The atrocity is not only against you and this particular church vicinity, but against every Christian and believer in the One True … [Read more…]
RAMALLAH – On Saturday, May 16th, 2015, the Class of 2015 of the Evangelical Lutheran School of Hope in Ramallah graduated at the Ramallah Cultural Palace. Mabrouk and congratulations to all of our graduates!
BEIT SAHOUR – The Lutheran Schools in the Holy Land gathered together at the Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour for the annual Spring Education Day. Spring Education Day is a day where the schools compete in topics of English, Arabic, Science, and Math. The students prepared for this day for months with qualifying rounds … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
JERUSALEM – The Lutheran and Anglican churches joined for the Good Friday Via Dolorosa Walk on Friday, April 3rd, 2015. The walk follows what is traditionally known as the “Way of Pain” and the procession of Jesus Christ to the cross. The walk ended at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem with … [Read more…]