We believe in the power of prayer. MERATH Prayer Focus is your opportunity to pray for our work in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq. Every quarter we focus on a different aspect you can support, providing you with information and prayer points so you can pray with insight, with your churches and communities.

July 1, 2020

Out of sight, not out of mind

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the education centers we support in Lebanon have been closed for the past three months. Thanks to the motivation and hard work of the educators, we have helped them implement distance learning, enabling about 1,200 […]
March 24, 2020

Your prayers can save lives

The coronavirus is now officially spreading in Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria, as well as in other countries in the Middle East. This comes on top of a harsh winter and unprecedented economic and financial crisis that have already severely impacted […]
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 […]
March 28, 2019

Helping transition out-of-school children to formal education

Out-of-school Syrian children who want to enter the public school system in Lebanon now have a mandatory pathway of entry to catch up on missed education and enter closer to age-level. MERATH is coordinating with the Ministry of Education and […]
September 28, 2018

Getting ready for the new academic year

This new academic year, more than 1,600 children are enrolled in the nine education centers we are supporting in Lebanon. An additional 370 will continue to benefit from two child friendly spaces in Syria. This September, MERATH organized several trainings […]
June 17, 2018
Rehabilitating homes in Syria

Rehabilitating homes, rebuilding lives

MERATH’s local church partners continue to rehabilitate homes in Syria, enabling needy families displaced by the conflict to live in their homes once more. By providing safe homes to live in and much needed work for local people, MERATH will […]
March 1, 2018

Pray for the people in Eastern Ghouta

We invite you to join us in prayer so that human life in Eastern Ghouta may be safeguarded and that the ceasefire voted by the UN’s security council may be respected from both sides. We believe in the power of […]