Peace Not Walls

Peace Not Walls (PNW) is an initiative of the ELCA to support the congregations and ministries of the Evangelical Church of Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCHL) and Lutheran World Relief Jerusalem (LWRJ). The ELCJHL along with other Christians of Palestine/Israel have asked for our accompaniment in their struggle to survive and thrive. It is global mission.

Several congregations of the Oregon Synod have participated since 2005 in various forms of accompaniment and advocacy on behalf of Palestinian Lutheran congregations and ministries through education, fund-raising, culture exchanges, witness visits, and political engagement.

The Rt. Rev. Munib A. Younan, President of the Lutheran World Federation and Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land, addressed the ELCA...

A 5-Part Study Series

Accompaniment is a walking together in Jesus Christ of two or more churches in companionship and in service in God’s mission...

Personal stories told by Palestinian Christians (videos) illustrating their need for accompaniment

A comprehensive listing of resources for prayer, study guides, films, books, church and Jewish/Israeli organizations working for peace and justice, alternative news/information...