GLOBAL MISSIONS FORUM

The Sign of God… A Missionary’s Journey in the Holy Land with Janet Lahr Lewis Sunday Feb 25 | 12pm | Fireside Room   Janet is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, serving as advocacy coordinator for the Middle East at the

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Volunteers In Mission Forum on the Holy Land

If you’ve enjoyed the postings from our volunteers and want to learn more about the VIM team’s experiences in the Holy Land, you may wish to attend the Forum that they will be presenting on Sunday, November 20. A light lunch, featuring Middle-Eastern foods, will be served and team members

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The Return Home

Eight of the VIM group took the 45-minute bus ride from Bethlehem to Ben Gurion Airport in TelAviv on Saturday, Nov 5. Mark and helena Greathoouse went on to Prague, and Leif and Marge Terdal, Pat Brockman, Shirley Knight, Sandy Lofy, and Maxine Thomas flew to Newark and then Portland.

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Day 13

This morning began late, because we didn’t need to leave the hotel until 9 a.m. So, after a late breakfast, we got on the bus and discussed last night’s heavy rainfall which included one or two claps of thunder. This was the first rain in a month; no one knows

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Day 11 – Wadi Fukin, Separation Wall in Bethleham

Day 11 – Touring Wadi Fukin, visiting the Wa’im Conflict Resolution Center & exploring the Separation Wall in Bethlehem…separating Bethlehem from Jerusalem. Today, Wednesday November 2, was another beautiful day in the West Bank, Palestine. We were on the bus bound for Wadi Fukin by 8:20. Adel met us at

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Day 9 – Our 1st day of 4 at Wadi Fukin

Another beautiful day in Bethlehem! The air is cooling a bit each day….a welcome break from the heavy, hot, below sea level air of yesterday. Up early to 7am breakfast, and on our way to Wadi Fukin, staying in The West Bank, by 8:15am. Janet began with a talk about

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