The difference Easter makes

Second Sunday of Easter April 23 2017 Acts 2.14b, 22-32, 1 Peter 1.3-9; John 20.19-31 Rev John Howard, Methodist Church of Great Britain  I love watching football, in England it’s called the beautiful game. My team is West Bromwich Albion, which is in the Premier League – but it’s many years since it won anything!…

Detroit Methodist Chorale

St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church David Remez Street 1, Jerusalem Sunday April 23 at 7pm (19:00) Admission free. Collection in aid of Musicians without Borders The Detroit Conference United Methodist Chorale is very excited to be performing in the Holy Land. The Detroit Methodist Chorale, under the direction of Mr Christopher L Hall, is made…

When God returns to Zion – and to us

Palm Sunday April 9 2017 Isaiah 50.4-9a; Psalm 118.1-2, 19-29; Philippians 2.5-11; Matthew 21.1-11 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland “The road from Jericho to Jerusalem carries us for some fifteen miles up a dry and stony wadi, with barren hills on either side where no sign of life is seen except for the occasional…

Do you believe this?

Fifth Sunday in Lent April 2 2017 Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130:1-8; John 11:1-45; Romans 8:6-11 Rev Anita Venter, Heritage of Faith Ministries, South Africa, and Bethlehem Bible College Randy was an elderly homeless man, unemployed and often sick. Many years ago, I found him at a traffic light in Bryanston, a wealthy suburb in Johannesburg.…

Spring Concert

St Andrew’s Scots Memorial David Remez St 1, Jerusalem Friday, April 7 2017 at 19:00 (7pm) Music by Bach, Brahms, Dvorak, Haydn, Mendelssohn and Mozart Admission free! Collection in aid of Musicians without Borders Carrie Ballenger Smith, piano Fabienne van Eck, violoncello Lydia Patmore, violin Rebecca Minio-Paluello, violin Sara Longe, violin and viola Vivien Réamonn,…

Handel’s Messiah sung in Hebrew

YMCA, King David St 26, Jerusalem Thursday, April 6 2017 at 20:00 (8pm) Musalaha and YMCA present a benefit concert for Syrian refugees Tickets 02-672 0376 women@musalaha.org 02-569 2864 info@ymca.org.il The Liturgi-Kal Choir and the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble Conducted bY David Loden Soloists Nava Sahar, Soprano Alon Harari, Counter-Tenor Oshri Segev, Tenor John Shuffle,…

Viva Vivaldi

The Moran Choir St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Saturday April 1 2017 at 20:00 (8pm) Conductor: Naomi Faran Performers: Moran Singers Ensemble, Moran Choir. Dolce Mandolin Quartet Pianist: Oleg Yakirevich A celebration of voices and virtuoso musicians To reserve tickets: Phone 054-2455925 I 054-7242559 In the programme: Vivaldi’s Gloria Arias and duets performed by Moran soloists…

Six lessons, nine carols, and a recitative

Rev Páraic Réamonn “Halas!” said Naheel. “Halas” is a useful Arabic word. It can mean that something is finished or done. It can also translate “Enough already!” Naheel is head of housekeeping in St Andrew’s Scots Guesthouse. On the side she takes care of my church, [1] and “Enough already!” is what she meant. *…