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Message from our CEO

Message from our CEO

Except for a few years at the start of my career I have spent almost all my working life in the not-for-profit sector so I’m used to the perennial struggle to make ends meet and, modesty aside, I have quite a good track record. So, when I became Chief Executive of FHL at the beginning of the year and assumed responsibility for all UK activities, I readily accepted the task of creating a framework for taking FHL into its second decade.

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The Joy of Pilgrimage

The Joy of Pilgrimage

Sandra Brinkley, FHL’s Ambassador in the Hallam Diocese, shares a wonderful pilgrimage report including the many benefits of connecting with the ‘Living Stones’ of the Holy Land.

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Reaching out to Trusts and Foundations

Reaching out to Trusts and Foundations

FHL’s new ‘Trusts and Foundations’ Manager, Mick Boyle, has been in post for almost 6 months, working two days a week from his home near Stockport. Mick has excellent credentials having secured funding in excess of £400,000 to support renovations to his local parish church and a further £326,000 of European funding to support two education projects.

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FHL Patron Applauds our Work

FHL Patron Applauds our Work

We were delighted to catch up with FHL patron the Most Reverend Malcolm McMahon, the Archbishop of Liverpool, at his home in the city recently. We discussed tensions in the Middle East and the pressures that prompt Christians to consider emigrating. His Grace applauded FHL’s ability to avoid politics, which allows us to carry out essential work in very difficult circumstances.

 

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Silver Jubilee Concert in Jersey

Silver Jubilee Concert in Jersey

FHL Portsmouth Diocesan Coordinator, Iain MacFirbhisigh, has shared news of a fundraising concert to be held at St Mary and St Peter’s Church, St Helier, Jersey on the evening of 23 June at 7.30pm. The event is set to be a memorable one as the concert is under the direction of Nick Cabot MBE click image for more on this 
Thank you from the Bethlehem Office

Thank you from the Bethlehem Office

On his recent visit to the West Bank Peter spent time with Nancy Wahhab and Reem Aburdeneh who staff FHL’s office in Beit Jala, close to Bethlehem. Nancy and Reem are responsible for gathering information on potential FHL ‘Family Support’ beneficiaries, putting forward proposals to the Holy Land committee and reporting on the progress of cases for FHL’s UK Management Committee. click image to read more