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

National Gathering 2017 Report

National Gathering 2017 Report

Over 90 people attended a day of action organised by Christian charity Friends of the Holy Land at the weekend. Keynote speaker Husam Wahhab, a lecturer at Bethlehem University and member of FHL’s Holy Land Committee, gave a vivid account of the isolation felt by West Bank Christians. ...read more
2017 FHL Carol Service

2017 FHL Carol Service

Join us at Lichfield Cathedral on Friday 15th December 7.30pm for our first FHL Christmas Carol Service...

 

 

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.  

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