Walking the tightrope, URC video

The short film, Walking the tightrope (running time 30.33 minutes), explores important issues for Christians engaging with the Holy Land. A few years ago, the URC undertook a joint project with FODIP (The Forum for the Discussion of Israel and Palestine) to produce a film, preparing anyone considering a pilgrimage to the region.  The film […]

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Virtual Pilgrimage to the ‘Holy Lands’ on 22 Sept

Virtual Pilgrimage to the ‘Holy Lands’ on 22 September 2020 – connecting with Commitment for Life partners To get the Zoom link, email this website. The recent URC Israel Palestine presentation featuring Revd Munther Isaac, a Lutheran minister in Bethlehem, has moved many people across the URC to respond. (Ana, Tod and John C all […]

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The other side of the wall — Palestine

As part of our Ministers Study Leave, we attended a URC Justice Ministries presentation about the current situation in the Palestinian Occupied Territories and Israel. Rev Dr Munther Isaac, a Lutheran minister in Bethlehem, and author of “The Arab Church”, spoke of the realities of life as a Palestinian Christian today.  He provided a perspective […]

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From Balfour to Banksy – a video worth watching

This film presents history and current information on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Territories of Palestine, one of our partners through Commitment for Life. Watch film here. This film, Balfour to Banksy, is recommended by Sarum Concern for Israel/Palestine ‘100 years ago Britain’s Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour set in motion the vision of […]

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Prayer from Commitment for Life

Loving God, though we may be separated in body, we are one in spirit, set apart but drawn together to magnify your name. Thank you for your grace in Jesus, helping us to live in the fullness of life that you desire for all. May your will be done on earth as in heaven, helping […]

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Central America mission partner news

News from Commitment for Life Christian Aid has released a comprehensive study examining the relationship between migration, gender and climate change in the Central American Dry Corridor (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua). Women are particularly vulnerable to the unfolding environmental crisis in Central America, but are also taking the lead in mitigating some of […]

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