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

Crib Collections

Crib Collections


Bishops in Eight Dioceses Recommend FHL to receive Crib Offerings 

FHL are delighted to announce that Bishops in eight dioceses have recommended Friends of the Holy Land to be beneficiaries of their crib offerings this year. This generous gesture, made by the dioceses of Arundel and Brighton, Birmingham, Hexham and Newcastle, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth, Salford and Southwark, will have a significant impact on our ability to bring hope to vulnerable Christians living in the Holy Land. Last year crib donations raised nearly £75,000... to read more click image



Supporting the Health of West Bank Christians

Supporting the Health of West Bank Christians

Each year FHL distributes around £96,000 of medical grants in the Holy Land. FHL’s local Bethlehem committee regularly identifies upwards of 200 cases a year that need urgent medical attention... click the image to read more  

Supporting Iraqi Christian Refugees in Jordan

Supporting Iraqi Christian Refugees in Jordan

Since 2016, FHL have shown solidarity with Iraqi Christian refugees forced to flee their homes because of their faith. Through the direct help of Fr Mario Cornioli we support around 100 Christian families living in a Latin Parish in Amman and it is hoped, funds allowing, this programme will continue....click the 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