JERUSALEM – The English-Speaking Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer’s King’s Kids Sunday School performed a Christmas pageant for those in attendance. Following a service with special music and where the children helped light the Advent wreath, the children performed the Christmas story.
JERUSALEM – The President of the Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen, Annette Kurschus, visited the ELCJHL on invitation of Bishop Younan to help nourish and grow the relationship between the two churches. Annette Kurschus, joined by Rev. Gerhard Duncker and a delegation of leaders from her church in Westphalia, visited a number of the ELCJHL’s ministries, … [Read more…]
Bishop Munib Younan displays his UN refugee card during his sermon at the seventh International Sabeel Conference. He spoke about the role memory plays in identity, calling for Israelis and Palestinians alike to look realistically at the past in order to move toward a peaceful future. His Nov. 19 sermon at the Lutheran Church of … [Read more…]
The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in the Old City of Jerusalem hosted the annual international Reformation Service on Reformation Day, October 31. The congregation was filled for the service, which was led by more than a dozen clergy from all over the world. As usual, the service featured music, liturgies and prayers in 6 … [Read more…]
On April 1, 2004, over one-hundred elderly women and men enjoyed a special program and a noon lunch to celebrate Mother’s Day. For this occasion the elderly people were brought to the refectory in the cloister area of the Lutheran church for a program of music and greetings. Later they sat at tables in the … [Read more…]