Bethlehem’s Christian population is dropping dramatically due to discrimination and threats from the Muslim majority. The poor and elderly are often left without support. Our diaper and food programs are helping.
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Right now, one of the classroom buildings at our orphanage is a temporary makeshift facility. It is time to build a concrete building with electrical wiring to allow these children to learn in an environment untouched by Nigerian heat and weather.
Inspection of new orphanage facility shows progress and needs. / Progress on a transition home for orphans aged out of our facility. / New Partners step forward to help our Nigerian orphanage. / Large numbers of Palestinian Christians face starvation in Bethlehem.
William J. Murray’s recent trip to Nigeria involved his first official inspection of the new Jos orphanage facility. He was pleased with the progress but also noticed some needs. A new water heater and third educational building land at the top of the list.
Tragedy in Bethlehem delays start of our Christmas programs / Riots in Jordan force change of location for Christmas programs. / Some Christians living in the birthplace of the Lord are starving / Work continues at new orphanage location as Christmas celebrated
Our 2022 Christmas for Refugees events faced some last minute obstacles in two countries causing events to be rescheduled. Riots in Jordan and a fatal pesticide accident in Bethlehem required us to take action. Learn more in this article.
Christmas programs for displaced Christian children are successful. / American groups protest arrest of Christian woman for blasphemy / Meetings with Senators on Capitol Hill – The new leadership in Congress / Our annual participation in the live Nativity on Capitol Hill (Protests)
Most of the Christmas for Refugees events in Lebanon and Syria were reinstated. One of the Christmas programs for Syrian refugee children was held in Akkar which is in the far north of Lebanon. About one out of every three people now living in Akkar are Syrian refugees.
Religious Freedom Coalition Vice President, Mandy Marlowe, participated in the live Nativity at the Supreme Court Building earlier this month. The live Nativity is a great way to spread the message of the true meaning of Christmas in our nation’s capital.
Christmas for Refugees programs in Lebanon and Syria restored! / Christians continue to suffer in Iraq even after Islamic State defeat / New water well needed at orphanage – Drilling authorized and funded / The mess on Capitol Hill has not been cleaned up – Meeting with Senator
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