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Sabeel Christmas Message from Jerusalem 2017

Sabeel Christmas Message from Jerusalem 2017   Dear Friends, During this Christmas Season, we pause to give thanks and praise to the gracious and loving God for the coming of Jesus Christ through whom we have come to know God’s true nature of LOVE.  In Christ we know that God’s love extends to all people and embraces all.  We know…

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News from Sabeel – November 2017

Clergy Retreat (7th November) Yaffa – The Bride of the Sea (15th November) A Visit to Hebron (18th November) The Sabeel Contemporary Way of the Cross (29th November)

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Sabeel Fall Witness Visit 2017

Christian Zionism and Colonialism – A Response from Palestinian Christians From 1st-10th November, Sabeel organized  its ‘Fall Witness Visit’ with the theme of Challenging Christian Zionism. The nine day Witness Visit included visits to refugee camps, theological centers, worship with local communities and an exposure to Palestinian Liberation Theology. Read about the Witness Visit here

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Balfour Declaration Centenary Service – St George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem

The Sermon of Revd Naim Ateek, on the occasion of marking 100 years since the Balfour Declaration Revd Naim Ateek’s sermon was delivered at St. George’s Cathedral at the final event of the Amos Trust – Just Walk (A walk from London to Jerusalem to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, 50 years of military occupation of the Palestinian Territories and 10 years since…

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Recent news from Sabeel – September/October 2017

Read about some of Sabeel’s recent activities: NCCOP- Sabeel (2nd September) A Day of Fun (2nd September) Consult and Coordinate (7th September) The Feast of the Cross (27th September) A Trip to Haifa (30th October)

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News from Sabeel: September 2017

News from Sabeel Salaam Palestine, 31st August 2017 Salaam Palestine, a dedicated friends of Palestine Group in Japan concluded their 10 day trip to Palestine and Israel at Sabeel. The 26 member group both visited Holy places and made solidarity visits to Palestinian communities suffering from the 50 year old occupation. NCCOP- Sabeel, 4th September 2017 On Monday, September 4th…

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Al-Aqsa Mosque Visit – 27th July

Al-Aqsa Mosque Visit Since Friday July 14th, Palestinians have been expressing unity and solidarity in opposing Israel’s decisions to impose new security measures on worshippers entering Al-Aqsa mosque, changing the status quo, agreed upon for the site since 1967. On Thursday 27th July, both Kairos Palestine and Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center led a delegation of Palestinian Church and community leaders to…

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Sabeel Conference Report: Jesus Christ Liberator – Then and Now; Facing the legacy of injustice

Jesus Christ Liberator – Then and Now Facing the legacy of injustice 10th Sabeel International Conference March 2017 I set off to journey to Palestine and Israel to attend Sabeel’s 10th International Conference with some anxiety due to the deteriorating situation in that land.  I have visited Palestine several times before and love the people and the spiritual significance of…

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News from Sabeel – May/June 2017

News from Sabeel: May-June 2017 Solidarity prayer services / women’s meetings / clergy & wives’ retreat / Bible study facilitators’ meeting / youth meeting / Pentecost open forum / trips to Golan Heights. Read about these and more by clicking here.

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Sabeel’s 10th International Conference – Conference Summary

Jesus Christ Liberator: Then & Now Facing the Legacy of Injustice The 10th International Sabeel Conference 7th-13th March 2017 In March the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center hosted its 10th International Conference titled ‘Jesus Christ Liberator: then & now’. The conference lasted for 6 days, split between the southern West Bank, Jerusalem, and the Galilee. The occasion for the conference was…

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