A reflection on the latest round of violence in the Holy Land by Justice and Peace Commission

Bloodshed follows bloodshed A reflection on the latest round of violence in the Holy Land Justice and Peace Commission (16.5.2022) The Lord has an indictment against the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or loyalty, and no knowledge of God in the land. Swearing, lying, and murder, and stealing and adultery break out; […]

Thank you letter




Solidarity statement with Rev. Frank Chikane

Dear Friends, Please find attached a joint solidarity statement with Rev. Frank Chikane, the Moderator of the WCC’s Commission of the Churches on International Affairs from Kairos Palestine, Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Christ at the Checkpoint, East Jerusalem YMCA, YWCA of Palestine, The Joint Advocacy Initiative, and Film Director and Producer of “ The people’s Patriarch” Film.  Sabeel Jerusalem […]

5th Sunday in Lent

Philippians 3: 4b-14 & John 12:1-8 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight O Lord our strength and our redeemer. I am thankful to God for the privilege I had in serving this Cathedral and especially the Palestinian congregation in the 1980’s and 1990’s. I […]

Israel Nation-State Law

Henry Siegman, a former National Director of the American Jewish Congress said, “Israel has crossed the threshold from ‘the only democracy in the Middle East to the only apartheid regime in the Western world.’” We have always viewed Israel’s democracy with great skepticism, but now, its Nation-State law validates its apartheid status. On Thursday, July […]

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 that God […]

Balfour Declaration Centenary Service

St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem A Liturgy of Penance and Hope Nov. 2, 2017, 5 pm Thank you, Amos Trust, for taking this initiative and planning this important service that laments the past and looks in hope to the future. In particular, I would like to thank Canon Garth Hewitt, the founder of Amos Trust, and […]


National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine