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

University Scholarships in Gaza

University Scholarships in Gaza

FHL has an active programme of support for the tiny Christian community living in Gaza. Working in partnership with the Pontifical Mission we support a number of Christian Students at university and college in Gaza. Statistics used to describe life in Gaza are harrowing; the majority of the population are reliant on international food aid and prospects for young people are bleak, with 65% unemployed.  

Friends of Bethlehem University

Friends of Bethlehem University

FHLChairman Jim Quinn reports on a significant new venture for FHL - an arrangement between Friends of Bethlehem Unversity and FHL. If  you are a supporter of FOBU but have not yet been contacted by FOBU,  or have not contacted FHL yourself to renew your support, please make contact by emaiing office@friendsoftheholyland.org.uk.

Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

Good news! – FHL’s 2017 Christmas Cards available now. Costing £3.75 for a pack of 10 every purchase directly supports Christians living in the Holy Land. 

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