What we do

Making a difference to the lives of vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land

Friends of the Holy Land was established to help and encourage Christians to flourish in the land of their birth.  Read more.

How you can help

Organise events to raise awareness,  raise funds or donate directly

Many of our supporters are organised though parish groups in Anglican and Catholic parishes across England, Wales and Scotland. Read more

Who we are

Entirely apolitical, & backed by Anglican and Catholic Bishops

Volunteers enable Friends of the Holy Land to fulfil our purpose and objectives, helping and encouraging our Christian brothers and sisters in the Holy Land. Read more

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Latest news

New Trusts and Foundations Manager

New Trusts and Foundations Manager

Welcome to our new Trusts and Foundations Manager

FHL is delighted to welcome Mick Boyle as our new ‘Trusts and Foundations Manager’. Mick will work two days a week for FHL based from his home near Stockport. His appointment takes our ‘full-time equivalent’ employee numbers to 2.2. The role will initially be for six months with the hope that it will be extended. Mick comes to us with excellent credentials having recently secured funding of over £400,000 to support renovations at his local parish church.

Day of Action Raises £10k

Day of Action Raises £10k

In October we reported on FHL’s National Gathering held at St Francis in Kenilworth. The culmination of this ‘Day of Action’ included renewed commitments to raise awareness of the challenges faced by Christians in the Holy Land. Since then we have seen a huge amount of activity and estimate that in excess of £10,000 has already been raised based on ideas and initiatives shared at the Gathering. This is truly amazing and we thank you all for your efforts. Progress on actions tasked to the office are shown below: ... to read more click image

 

 

Aspirations for 2018

Aspirations for 2018

FHL wishes supporters a joyful New Year and to express grateful thanks for your continued support. As we welcome in the New Year Maria McCaffery, FHL's new Chief Executive, shares with us her aspirations for the next 12 months... click image to read more  

Recent projects that make a difference

St. Martha’s House

Since its foundation in 2009 FHL has supported St. Martha’s House, the first day care centre for elderly ladies in Bethlehem.  Read more

Repairing Homes

Many homes particularly in the old parts of towns and cities suffer from damp, which can have a serious impact on the health of the elderly. Read more

School of Joy

Since 2011 FHL have supported the School of Joy, in Beit Sahour, a Special Needs School run by Fr. Abusada. Read more