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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Staying in touch

Staying in touch

As a supporter of Friends of the Holy Land (FHL) we hope you want to continue to hear about our projects and the work of the charity. As the new ‘General Data Protection Regulations’ (GDPR) will be coming into force later in May 2018 we need your consent to do so. FHL values your support and would like to assure you that any personal data that we store about you is held securely and in complete confidence.  click image to read more


Palestine marathon update

Palestine marathon update

We are pleased to announce that David Longe, Chaplain in the Diocese of Jerusalem, and his brother Will, successfully completed their runs in the Palestine marathon and10k race. Even more impressive is that they have already raised an amazing £1,700 for the Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza, with more funds streaming in all the time. click image for more in this story

Extending support in Jordan

Extending support in Jordan

In February, we shared news of Peter Rand’s visit to Amman in Jordan, and our intention to extend assistance to Christians in the region. The good news is funds have been allocated to support two new projects in Jordan, whilst maintaining help to the one hundred Iraqi Christian refugees first identified in 2016. for more on this story click image

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