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

Peter Rand looks forward to 2019

Peter Rand looks forward to 2019

2019 will be a milestone year for FHL – in November our charity will be 10 years old. Who would have believed that the actions of a small but dedicated group of pilgrims, under the guidance of our much missed founder Michael Whelan, could have had such a profound and lasting impact?

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 £6K raised in one weekend

£6K raised in one weekend

Westminster parishioner John Scanlan, raised a staggering £6,000 in just one weekend for Christian charity the ‘Friends of the Holy Land’.

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Rosary Sisters Bethlehem School

Rosary Sisters Bethlehem School

During his recent visit to the Holy Land FHL Trustee Peter Rand visited the Rosary Sisters School in Bethlehem, where FHL supports a number of Christian students.

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