Middle East

 The Methodist Liaison Office in Jerusalem

The Methodist Liaison Office in Jerusalem is a partnership of the World Methodist Council, the Methodist Church of Great Britain and the United Methodist Church.  Its purpose is to increase international awareness and involvement of the Methodist community in the issues affecting Israel and Palestine.

Read more about their work here

Deacon Angleena Keizer  is serving at the Methodist Liaison Office in Jerusalem.

Prior to this appointment she served in Sri Lanka ( 2015 -July 2017) where she worked alongside the English speaking congregation at the Kollupitiya Methodist ChurchHowever, due to contracting Dengue Fever for the second time in a year  and on medical advice her placement finished a little early.  

 The Methodist Liaison Office in Jerusalem is a partnership of the World Methodist Council, the Methodist Church of Britain and The United Methodist Church. Its purpose is to increase international awareness and involvement of the Methodist community in the issues of Israel/Palestine

Contact:  c/o Methodist Liaison Office, PO Box 14631, Jerusalem 91146, Israel - Palestine
Tel: +972 (0)2 623 4207
Email: office@methodist-liaison.organgleenak@yahoo.co.uk

Read more from Angleena here

News and Programmes

January 2020: Our partners in the Middle East are concerned about recent developments including the recently released US plan and ask for our prayers. Quakers in Britain, Christian Aid, CAFOD and EAPPI UK & Ireland have just joined a number of UK charities and faith organisations in calling on the government to challenge the ‘plan’. You can find their joint call here

 

Encounter Together : Living Christianity in the Holy Land 
Visits on hold during COVID-19 Pandemic - next visit due 2022

Visit our Encounter Together Page for more information

 The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement
The Methodist Conference in 2013 directed the Methodist Council to ensure that a briefing was prepared for the Methodist People upon the arguments for and against the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement.

Read more here

 EAPPI: Providing opportunities for local volunteer placements

The Office is currently looking at options to outsource some IT work, in particular, building and maintaining a website. They are looking for volunteers (or someone who is willing to work for a stipend) to assist them. The Office also works in partnership with the EAPPI. The Revd John Howard, Chair of the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury District and Dr Jenny Bywaters, a Local Preacher in the Ecclesall Circuit in Sheffield, have both participated in the programme.

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