March 6, 2020

May God’s light shine in the Idlib darkness

The war in Syria is far from over: since early December, over one million people from the Syrian province of Idlib have been displaced and have nowhere to find refuge. Most of them are women and children. We ask our […]
December 18, 2019

They’re dreaming of a warm Christmas

A few weeks in the Advent season, most of us have started decorating our house and putting up our Christmas tree. Listening to our favorite Christmas songs playlist, we might already be “dreaming of a white Christmas”. But for refugees […]
December 4, 2019

Welcoming displaced children in His name

The Syrian crisis has dragged hundreds of thousands of children away from their homes and communities, forcing them to live in places where they face harsh living conditions, are deprived of education opportunities, and do not feel welcomed. In this […]
September 26, 2019

Give them this day their daily food

It has been nine years. Nine years of crisis in Syria. Nine years of displacements. We hear more and more people say: “it is safer now, why don’t they go back? Even if we give them food today, they will […]
September 23, 2019

These food vouchers are our daily bread

MEET HASSAN   “My name is Hassan and I am from Syria. I live here in Lebanon with my sister and my two sons, Hussein and Ali. Their mother had a heart attack almost a year ago, and she passed […]
July 18, 2019

When forgiveness turns to love

MEET TALIA “My name is Talia and I serve here at the church, helping Syrian refugee families in our community with food, milk, diapers, or winter assistance. The Syrian refugees we are helping have been through a lot, some are […]
June 5, 2019

Staying and serving

MEET REVEREND ARA “I used to be very involved in my church in Baghdad, when the main pastor asked me if I was interested in theological training to potentially lead the church after him. After much praying, I felt it […]
March 8, 2019

In the bleak mid-winter

In 2018-2019, Lebanon and Syria went through one of the harshest winters in many years as they were hit by intense storms, heavy rain, and snowfall leading to floods and freezing temperatures that severely affected numerous families living in makeshift […]
December 5, 2018

Restoring hope and dignity

MEET PASTOR AMAL “When my wife and I started serving in our building, it wasn’t a church at all. We noticed the tension between the Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community here, and we perceived that the refugees were living […]
November 23, 2018

Health services alleviate all sorts of pain

MEET AHMAD “We are originally from a small village near Aleppo. We had a big family who loved us and took care of my son Ahmad[1], who has a physical disability. Life in Lebanon has been very harsh. We lived […]