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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

FHL in Scotland

FHL in Scotland

For some years FHL have enjoyed support from the Scottish Diocese of Galloway and FHL’s Diocesan Coordinator Revd. David Borland in the Parish of Ayr. Recently, the Bishop of Galloway, the Rt. Revd. William Nolan, arranged for FHL’s Peter Rand to speak to all eight Roman Catholic dioceses in Scotland. The objective of this meeting was to ensure that every parishioner would know of FHL and our mission to support and help the Christian population in the West Bank, Gaza, Israel and Jordan. click image to  read more 

Fr Mamdouh in Hounslow

Fr Mamdouh in Hounslow

Marathon running in Bethlehem

Marathon running in Bethlehem

FHL are delighted to share news that David Longe, Chaplain in the Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem, will take part in the Palestinian Marathon. On Friday 23rd March David will join thousands of runners weaving their way through the streets of Bethlehem and hopes to raise awareness and funds for the Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza at the same time. He invites everyone to make a donation in support of his run and the Hospital.

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