Events

“Voices from Bethlehem: Christian Unity in the Birthplace of Jesus”
Friday, 21 January 2022 at 09:00 Rome/10:00 Jerusalem

The Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome and the Methodist Liaison Office Jerusalem invite you to the webinar “Voices from Bethlehem: Christian Unity in the Birthplace of Jesus” on Friday, 21 January 2022 at 09:00 Rome/10:00 Jerusalem.

The webinar celebrates the theme of the 2022 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – “we saw the star in the East, and we came to worship him” from Matthew 2 – which was selected by the Middle East Council of Churches. In this webinar Christian leaders from Bethlehem and environs will discuss the importance of Christian unity in contemporary times in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

Speakers for the events are:

  • Daoud Nassar (Lutheran) is the director of Tent of Nations, a receipent of the World Methodist Peace Award
  • Zoughbi Zoughbi (Latin-rite Catholic) is the founder and director of Wi’am: The Palestinian Conflict Transformation Center
  • Fr. Issa Michael Thaljieh (Greek Orthodox) is the parish priest of the Greek Orthodox Nativity Church in Bethlehem
  • Dn. Ashot Ghazaryan (Armenian Apostolic) is the secretary of the Armenian Theological Seminary of Jerusalem
  • Revd Angleena Keizer (Methodist) is a mission partner assigned to the Methodist Liaison Office Jerusalem and a resident of Bethlehem

The Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, will moderate the webinar.

The webinar is free and will last 90 minutes. The webinar will be conducted in English on Zoom.

Register here for the webinar.