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Invitation to a Midsummer Garden Party, Kensington, Fri June 22nd 7pm

Invitation to a Midsummer Garden Party, Kensington, Fri June 22nd 7pm

Kensington Friends of the Holy Land Group invite you to a Midsummer Garden Party on the forecourt of Our Lady of Victories Church, Kensington High Street, London W8 - to be held Friday June 22nd 7pm. click image to read more

Report from Gaza City

Report from Gaza City

FHL works closely with Fr Mario, the Parish Priest of the Holy Family Parish in Gaza City. Fr Mario was instrumental in setting up FHL’s employment project to support young Christians living on the Strip. Below, Fr Mario shares the problems faced by Christians living in Gaza and how the church attempts to help their young people. click image to read more
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