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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Being Christian in the Holy Land

Christian-Jewish Council Program Announcement- January 22, 2007

“Being Christian in the Holy Land”

The Christian-Jewish Council of Charleston is pleased to announce its first program for 2007. The topic for discussion is: “Being Christian in the Holy Land”. The council is honored to have an outstanding speaker for this event: Reverend Dr. Fahed Abu-Akel.

Dr. Abu-Akel is an Ordained Presbyterian Minister and U.S. citizen, who was born and raised in Kuffer-Yassif, Galilee, Israel. He is a former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and Founder and Executive Director of the Atlanta Ministry with International Students, Inc. Among his many distinctions, Dr. Abu-Akel was honored by being awarded: “Clergy of the Year” by the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

His personal perspectives on being a Christian living in Northern Israel should provide timely and relevant insights into the continuing events in this part of the world. This event is free and open to the entire community. Please join us for an inspiring and informative discussion. The event details are as follows:

Date: Monday, January 22, 2007
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Molly Wier Fellowship Hall, First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (corner of Meeting and Tradd Streets). The Hall is behind the church with limited parking accessible from King Street, along with on-street parking on Meeting and Tradd streets.

The Christian-Jewish Council of Greater Charleston is an organization that seeks to build bridges of understanding to promote sensitivity, tolerance, respect and fellowship among all faith groups.


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