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…]
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.
RAMALLAH – The Evangelical Lutheran School of Hope in Ramallah held elections for the 2014-2015 student council on Monday, September 20th. Students from grades 7 to 12 voted for a handful of student representatives and then gathered at the end of the day to watch the counting of the votes and wait for the results.
JERUSALEM – On Sunday, the 23rd of September, Bishop Munib Younan installed Rev. Carrie Smith as the pastor of the English Speaking congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem and as Special Assistant to the Bishop. Along with her blessing from Bishop Younan, Rev. Ibrahim Azar of the Arabic Speaking congregation, … [Read more…]
The ELCJHL schools have been preparing a handful of students to participate in Model United Nations (MUN), in Jerusalem, Ramallah and, hopefully, around the world. The Model United Nations, operating much like the formal version, gives student delegates the chance to develop their debating skills, as well as learning more about world politics and issues. … [Read more…]
Bishop Munib Younan and the English-Speaking congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) welcomed new volunteers for a year of service in the Holy Land. The six Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) volunteers, known as Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) were blessed. The YAGM work with the … [Read more…]
10 young adults from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Amman, Jordan took part in a 4-day summer camp that took place across Jordan. The youth camp involved Bible study as well as field trips to the Dead Sea and the local YWCA. The camp ended with the youth serving at their … [Read more…]