Posts Tagged ‘ Christmas ’

The Chairman’s Report for January 21, 2019

Jan 23rd, 2019 | By

First Christmas party for isolated Christian children in Bethlehem / First Christmas events for displaced Christian children in Syria / Most events ever for Christmas for Refugees in Jordan – Both Iraqi and Syrian / First Diaper distributions in Jordan for the Diapers for Refugees program



Christmas for Refugees First Year in Syria

Jan 18th, 2019 | By

Most of the children were either orphans or internally displaced children who had undergone all kinds of trauma. It had been quite some time since these children had access to such a nice, warm and healthy meal. One thing that really stood out from the first event was the very evident joy on the faces of all ages, regardless of the tragedies they had endured.



Christmas for Refugees Events in Jordan

Jan 16th, 2019 | By

A number of Christmas for Refugees events were held in Jordan this year. At one of the Christmas parties, every single one of the children present was from Iraq. In Qaraqosh the party lasted almost four hours, with different types of entertainment and of course all pointing to the real reason for Christmas, the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.



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.



The Chairman’s Report For November 21, 2018

Nov 21st, 2018 | By

Christmas for Refugees almost, but not fully funded for 2018 / In Syria, Christmas events for children in four locations including Jaramana! / Diapers for Refugees to purchase another 500,000 diapers in December / Other programs: Fuel for Camp Odrana paid for until December / Over $300,000 already paid out for Christmas for Refugees programs



The Chairman’s Report for October 26, 2018

Oct 26th, 2018 | By

In this issue of the newsletter / Christmas for Refugees “matching gift challenge” underway / Christmas for Refugees will set up program for children in the “West Bank” / Diapers for Refugees program totally funded for 2018 * 2 million diapers! / HR-390 is still stalled in the Senate . . . Senator Rand Paul is trying to help!



The Chairman’s Report For September 28, 2018

Sep 28th, 2018 | By

In this issue of the newsletter / Helping Syrian Christians rebuild, beginning with a Christmas celebration / Two million diapers will be distributed to Christian refugee families this year / Christmas planning moves forward, first funds sent for preparations / Washington: Letter to Trump from 20 groups on persecution in Nigeria