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Christmas in the West Bank

Jan 14th, 2019 | By

The Christian population in Bethlehem is no longer self-sustaining. It is with that understanding that Christmas for Refugees agreed to hold a Christmas party for 800 Christian children still living in the Bethlehem and Beit Sahour area, to bring some joy to the shrinking Christian population. Read more about our journey to the Holy Land.



The Chairman’s Report for January 4, 2019

Jan 4th, 2019 | By

First Christmas parties held for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon / Three major Christmas parties for displaced children on the Nineveh Plain / Orthodox Church (Western Order) helps with Christmas parties in Iraq / Diaper distribution in Iraq continues during Christmas for Refugees events



Christmas for Refugees in Iraq

Jan 3rd, 2019 | By

The first Christmas for Refugees Christmas party was held on December 14 in Qaraqosh and had 546 children in attendance. In all, more than 1,500 children attended the three events held this year in Iraq. Every event was centered on Jesus, from coloring contests to puppet shows.



Christmas Events Begin in Middle East

Dec 4th, 2018 | By

The Christmas program for 2018 will serve nearly 10,000 children. There were four Christmas events for children the first week of December. Of those four, two were held by brand new churches founded by Syrian refugees. Christmas programs are directed differently in Lebanon because of the sheer number of events and the distances between them.