2015 Diocesan outreach project raises thousands for Episcopal congregation in Palestine

2015 Diocesan outreach project raises thousands for Episcopal congregation in Palestine

Educate for Hope raises $13,292.44 for children in Palestine

e4h 2015Thanks to the generosity of individuals and congregations in the Diocese of Oregon, a check for $13,292.44 is on its way to the Diocese of Jerusalem to support the children of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Zabadeh, Palestine.  The funds will be used to support St. Matthew’s Sunday School program and provide scholarships for their children to attend the local Latin-Patriarch school.  Educate for Hope, our diocesan outreach project for 2014-15 began last Advent and culminated on Good Friday.  A new diocesan outreach project for 2016 will be announced at our convention in Ashland.