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During a recent visit to the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, Dr. Mary Mikhael of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon shared information about the Syrian crisis and its effects on our partners and the citizens of Syria. David Barnhart and Scott Lansing created video clips of Mary's conversation. Here's the first one:
Additional video reflections are available.
In New York on September 17? You are invited to a brown bag lunch:
Presbyterian Partners at Work in Syria and Lebanon:
Followers of Jesus respond to the current crisis
The Rev. Dr. Nuhad Tomeh
The Rev. Fadi Dagher
Monday, September 17, 2012
Brown Bag Lunch (coffee and tea provided)
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
The Episcopal Church Center
815 Second Avenue, New York
Presbyterians have had partnerships with Christians in Syria and Lebanon since the early 1800s. Two of our partners will speak about how the church is responding to the current crisis in Syria, a crisis that ...
Presbyterians, with people around the world, hold the country and people of Syria in prayer during these challenging days. Presbyterians have been involved in Syria from the early 1800s, when early American Presbyterian missionaries came to the Near East. American Presbyterians took the lead in Syria, as they had in Lebanon, in education, health care and church development. However, most mission work has been united in Syria (and Lebanon) under one mission society, which includes Presbyterians from Scotland and Ireland and Lutherans from Denmark. In 1956 the Mission Society of Syria and Lebanon encouraged and helped develop national leadership in ...