Spring has brought a busy schedule for the schools and educational programs of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, says the Rev. Elly McHan, an ELCA missionary in Jerusalem.
Here’s just a few of events that have been happening:
- Ninth Annual Arts and Crafts Fair – The Evangelical Lutheran School in Beit Sahour held it’s ninth annual Arts and Crafts Fair on April 14. It showcased artwork and crafts made by students of all ages and raised money for their arts program. Click here to see pictures from the opening ceremonies and to view their artwork!
- Al-Mahaba Kindergarten Easter Egg Hunt – Just before Easter al-Mahaba Kindergarten on the Mount of Olives headed outside for an all-out super-fun Easter Egg Hunt! Click here to see pictures from the day!
- Sports Day at Dar al-Kalima – Dar al-Kalima Evangelical Lutheran School in Bethlehem held its annual Sports Day on May 7, complete with dance performances, juggling, gymnastics, basketball drills, and lots of other sporting events! Click here to see pictures from the event!
And with graduations just around the corner there are many more springtime events to come. Please visit the ELCJHL website to learn more about the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land.
The Rev. Elly McHan works with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land to further English-language communication. Her varied background includes having taught violin for many years in Alberta, Canada. She says she feels deeply called to walk with the people of the ELCJHL and is passionate about hearing and sharing their stories.