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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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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 14th December 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 14th December 2017 This week marks thirty years since the beginning of the first Palestinian intifada. The Palestinian uprising, that was mostly nonviolent, which is considered a model of grassroots resistance all over the world. Lord, we give thanks for the resilience and steadfastness of our Palestinian people. We pray that the people of Palestine continue…

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Sermon from Jerusalem

The voice that cries in the wilderness The text of a sermon preached by the Primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, at St George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem, on 10th December, the second Sunday of Advent. ‘All four Gospels testify to an important truth: that John the Baptist stands at the beginning of the…

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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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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 7th December 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 7th December 2017 Opposition is growing in the world to an expected announcement by Donald Trump that the US will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Lord, we pray for the city of peace, our city Jerusalem. May the powerful decision makers abandon tyranny and exclusivity and surrender to your will of justice and…

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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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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 30th November 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 30th November 2017 During Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula – Egypt, Islamic extremists attacked a crowded mosque settling off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing over 300 people in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists. Lord, death and violence continue to haunt the people in the Middle East.…

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Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert 2017

This year the Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert sheds light and raises awareness of what Bethlehem has been experiencing since the Balfour Declaration, of partition and of military occupation, to encourage churches around the world to act! Let us all together spread the message of Palestinian Christians around the world! Kairos Palestine Christmas Alert 2017

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