anglican focus

The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community

Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East

The Archbishop in Jerusalem talks with young people at the summer camp (Francis Martin, Church Times)
International

Jerusalem: camps in Ramallah form "living stones"

The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East runs three camps in the summer, each lasting a week and catering to different age groups. They have to be held in the West Bank to be accessible to children in the Diocese: those living in Palestinian territory, or in the Arab countries immediately to the east of Israel, face huge difficulties in getting permits to enter Israeli-held territory, including East Jerusalem

Justice & Advocacy

Anglican hospital in Gaza helping to empower mothers as their young children make vital health gains

“Anglicans in Development (AID), part of the Anglican Board of Mission, has worked closely with the Ahli Arab Hospital for many years, chiefly in supporting its outreach to improve the health and future of underweight babies in Gaza. More recently, AID has begun supporting a new initiative that combines child nutrition services with educating mothers about nutrition,” says Dr Julianne Stewart

News

Beirut explosion: letter to the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem

“The Anglican Diocese of Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) was devasted to hear news of the terrible explosion that struck Beirut on Tuesday evening killing scores of people and injuring thousands of others, with hundreds of thousands left homeless,” writes Bishop Cam Venables in his letter to the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem