Our days begin early here, and on day two we began by heading to Nazareth, first to visit our good friend and long friend of the Diocese of Olympia, Archdeacon, the Rev. Samuel Barhoum, Head Master of Christ Episcopal School, a School begun in the 1850s and now one of the major educational institutions in Nazareth with over 1000 students in all grades, Muslim and Christian, living and learning together in harmony. Christ Church School is a beneficiary ministry of the American Friends of the Diocese of Jerusalem, the Board of which I serve.
We had a presentation, some warm hospitality and then moved to the actual Christ Anglican Church, where we celebrated the Eucharist together.
Then, to lunch, and then on to the Basilica of the Annunciation, and then the Synagogue Church, and then the Orthodox Church which is the keeper of Mary’s well.
Then back to Pilgerhaus for…
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