Hope, vision, and leadership in Bethlehem!
Come with us and follow Lutheran educators from Australia, USA, Palestine, Hong Kong, South Africa, Indonesia, Canada, and Papua New Guinea as we discover the many ways in which challenges facing schools and Christian communities are met with hope and vision. Experience the blessings of the Lutheran Church active in ministry within the walls. Explore the Holy Land with fellow Lutheran Christians as we share with you our highlights of the conference and tour happening TODAY!
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Friday, October 1, 2010
Thursday, September 30, 2010
After our tours of the schools we gathered to celebrate the life and ministry of our friend Andrienne Jericho. An olive tree was planted in him memory at the Dar-Al Kalama School. Mitri Raheb let our group in a memorial service. Friends and colleagues spoke of Andrienne's great energy vision and commitment to global Lutheran Education.
We returned to the ICB to a keynote presentation by Andrew Jaench from the Australian Lutheran College in Adelaide, Australia.
After dinner we gathered with families of the Bethlehem schools to hear Bishop Munib Younan and were treated to fantastic performances by the children of the schools. To see the dancers from Biet Sahour School, click here
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Today we had the wonderful experience of walking the Via Delarosa, visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and viewing the Wailing Wall.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
We also took a group picture overlooking the East Gate of Jerusalem (also known as the Golden Gate.