Monday, September 13, 2010


From Fred & Gloria Strickert

On Sunday 12 September, in the St. John's Chapel --a structure dating back to the 12th Century--Bishop Munib Younan installed Fred and Gloria as Pastor and diaconal minister of the English speaking congregation, along with our new colleague, Rev. Elly McHan, as Communications assistant for the ELCJHL.
Congregational President & Director of LWF Jerusalem Mark Brown, Bishop Munib Younan, Probst Uwe Graebe of the German Lutheran Church.

An ecumenical laying on of hands: Palestinian Lutherans, Church of Sweden, Reformed Church of Scotland, Finnish Lutheran Church, Lutheran Church of Norway, German Lutheran Church, and USA Presbyterian, UCC, & ELCA.

Gloria singing Kyrie

church musicians

Elly & Gloria presented to church

The Readings

The congregation