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Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God


Philippians 4:6

Voices from Bethlehem: Christian Unity in the Birthplace of Jesus

Friday, 21 January 2022, 8.00am


The Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome and the Methodist Liaison Office Jerusalem invite you to this webinar, which 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 event 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.

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

Register here

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