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

Lichfield  Carol Service 2018

Lichfield Carol Service 2018

Over one hundred and fifty Christians, from differing traditions, came together at ‘The Friends of the Holy Land’ carol service at Lichfield Cathedral on Friday 7th December. Standing shoulder to shoulder, they prayed for peace and a greater understanding of the difficulties faced by Christians living in the Holy Land today. The non-denominational nature of the occasion was underlined by the presence of the very Revd Adrian Dorber, Dean of Lichfield, and the Rt Rev David McGough, Bishop for the RC Archdiocese of Birmingham, who jointly officiated at the service.

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Wyre Forest Fundraising

Wyre Forest Fundraising

A cheque for £1,600 was passed to FHL Chairman Jim Quinn after December’s Lichfield carol service. This was the latest in a number of fundraising donations made by Worcestershire’s Wyre Forest group, taking their 2018 total to a hugely impressive £4,700.

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Prayer in Wallasey Parishes

Prayer in Wallasey Parishes

Praying for our Christian family in the Holy Land is one of FHL’s four key objectives, so we were delighted to hear of prayer focused event in the Diocese of Shrewsbury. A weekend of prayer was held across three parishes in Wallasey, focusing on the plight of Christians living in the Holy Land, and the work of FHL in supporting and sustaining them. Led by FHL Diocesan Coordinator Pat Revans, a small but dedicated team of four attended all seven weekend masses making a short presentation at each.

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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