The Kenilworth office has seen a steady stream of donations from the Cambridge area in the last few weeks, evidence of awareness raising in the Diocese of Ely during ‘Kingdom Season’. Not really, a ‘season’, like Epiphany or Lent, the 4 weeks starting All Saints Day (1st Nov) marks the last 4 weeks of the Church’s year, and presents an opportunity to ponder the mystery of the Kingdom that beckons us...
Over 60 Anglican and Roman Catholic representatives gathered at Lambeth Palace
last week for FHL’s second national Diocesan Coordinators conference. With 25
Catholic and Anglican dioceses represented, it reflected FHL’s ecumenical and
apolitical credentials. Dean Hosam Naoum of St Georges Cathedral in Jerusalem
urged those attending to engage in "hope filled action” by working together through
FHL to support vulnerable Christians living in the Holy Land. The day focused
on the importance of pilgrimage, particularly the experience of ecumenical
pilgrimage, and the growth and success of FHL since its foundation in 2009
FHL is pleased to share news of a house redevelopment project for a Christian family living in Beit Jala. Situated six miles south of Jerusalem the West Bank town of Beit Jala lies within the Bethlehem Governate. Its population numbers around 15,670 and is majority Christian; made up of a mix of Greek Orthodox, Catholics and Lutherans. The town’s Christian community traces its origins back to the five Aramaic tribes...