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Welcome to FHL's first Chief Executive

Welcome to FHL's first Chief Executive

Peter Rand writes, "On behalf of the Trustees, I warmly welcome Maria McCaffery OBE as the first Chief Executive of Friends of the Holy Land. This is an important step as part of our Strategic Plan to grow the Charity and give hope to an increased number of vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land. As CEO, Maria will play an integral part in our succession planning as we provide a robust structure of staff and volunteers at the Centre to support the hundreds of volunteers and generous donors around the country.... click image to read more

The Wonderful Warmth of Ecumenical Pilgrimage

The Wonderful Warmth of Ecumenical Pilgrimage

Hot on the heels of the successful RC Birmingham and CofE Worcester Dioceses ecumenical pilgrimage to the Holy Land last year, FHL learned of another similar pilgrimage, this time being organised out of Whitehaven in Cumbria ...click image to read more

Providing Employment in Nazareth

Providing Employment in Nazareth

The challenges for Christians are very different in the West Bank, Gaza, Israel and Jordan. For those living in Israel employment discrimination is a major challenge, with unemployment causing many young Christians to emigrate.... click image to read more
The Triple Benefit of Diocesan Appeals

The Triple Benefit of Diocesan Appeals

Lent, Harvest and Advent Appeals in Church of England Dioceses for Friends of the Holy Land are proving very beneficial to the most vulnerable Christians in the Holy Land, the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and spreading awareness of the work of FHL across this country... click image to read more

Support FHL as you shop on line

Support FHL as you shop on line

Shopping on line using EasyFundraising is a simple way to donate to FHL. So far we have received £812 from 51 supporters and with the increase in requests for help we are getting every little really does help. If you shop on line please go to..... click image to read more     


 

Christmas Appeal For Funds

Christmas Appeal For Funds

Each year FHL distributes around £96,000 of medical grants in the Holy Land. Since forming in 2009, we have enabled hundreds of Christians to have medications, operations and investigations that would have been beyond their means otherwise... click the image to read more