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Kingdom Season Awareness Raising in Ely

Kingdom Season Awareness Raising in Ely

The Kenilworth office has seen a steady stream of donations from the Cambridge area in the last few weeks, evidence of awareness raising in the Diocese of Ely during ‘Kingdom Season’. Not really, a ‘season’, like Epiphany or Lent, the 4 weeks starting  All Saints Day (1st Nov) marks the last 4 weeks of the Church’s year, and presents an opportunity to ponder the mystery of the Kingdom that beckons us...
Friends of the Holy Land Urged To Engage In Hope Filled Action

Friends of the Holy Land Urged To Engage In Hope Filled Action

Over 60 Anglican and Roman Catholic representatives gathered at Lambeth Palace last week for FHL’s second national Diocesan Coordinators conference. With 25 Catholic and Anglican dioceses represented, it reflected FHL’s ecumenical and apolitical credentials. Dean Hosam Naoum of St Georges Cathedral in Jerusalem urged those attending to engage in "hope filled action” by working together through FHL to support vulnerable Christians living in the Holy Land. The day focused on the importance of pilgrimage, particularly the experience of ecumenical pilgrimage, and the growth and success of FHL since its foundation in 2009
House Refurbishment in Beit Jala

House Refurbishment in Beit Jala

FHL is pleased to share news of a house redevelopment project for a Christian family living in Beit Jala. Situated six miles south of Jerusalem the West Bank town of Beit Jala lies within the Bethlehem Governate. Its population numbers around 15,670 and is majority Christian; made up of a mix of Greek Orthodox, Catholics and Lutherans. The town’s Christian community traces its origins back to the five Aramaic tribes...
'Gaza – 2 million living in a cage’

'Gaza – 2 million living in a cage’

FHL Vice-Chairman Peter Rand has just returned from Gaza. Whilst there he witnessed FHL projects supporting Gaza’s tiny and beleaguered Christian community. Covering an area the size of the Isle of Wight, Gaza is the most densely populated country in the world, occupied by nearly 2 million people, with the Christian community estimated to be a ...

 

Looking Forward to 2017

Looking Forward to 2017

FHL Vice Chairman and Executive Trustee Peter Rand says, "Central to our work remains our key objectives of increasing awareness, prayer, and practical support, and to encourage people to go on pilgrimage. My personal goals for FHL in 2017 include: