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Math literacy program

Since the beginning of April 2020, the Bible Society in partnership with BALADI CAP, a USAID partner, have launched a math literacy program that targets underprivileged Lebanese, Iraqi and Syrian refugee children residing in Lebanon. Ten partner churches who serve this audience signed up for the program because math is…...

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Bicentennial/Platinum anniversary celebration

Year 2020, though not considered the best year for many, is a very special one for the Bible Societies in the Middle East as it marks the 200th year for the Bible Society work in the region, and the 70th year for its official registration in Lebanon. For that reason,…...

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What we’ve been up to during the corona-virus lockdown

Due to the corona-virus pandemic, we had to switch to a mostly virtual work environment since 16 March 2020. The majority of work that we do requires being with and around people – whether it is through trauma healing trainings, lectures and bible studies, children’s programs at schools, welcoming visitors…...

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The Sacred Texts in Christianity and Islam: “From Revelation to the Book”

Bible Society Lebanon in partnership with the Faculty of Religious Sciences at Saint Joseph University (USJ) held the first conference under the theme: The Sacred Texts in Christianity and Islam entitled “From Revelation to the Book” on 28 and 29 February 2020 at the university’s campus. The conference aimed to…...

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Graduating “Book of Life” cohort level 1 – Virgin Mary Brotherhood

On 8 December 2019, during the Sunday Service at St. John Parish in Achkout and in the presence of the parish priest Fr. Salim Sfeir, a group of 19 individuals received their certificates and gifts of graduation from the Bible Society program, “Book of Life” level 1. The Virgin Mary…...

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The Magi Initiative: East ⇆ West

 The Bible Society in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq, and the British and Foreign Bible Society, in collaboration with the Middle East Council of Churches hosted a dialogue conference among Church leaders entitled “The Magi Initiative: East ⇆ West” from 10to 12 October 2019 at Bethania, Harissa, under the theme:…...

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Bible Society launches Jil Il Injil to Catholic Schools.

A group of catechism teachers alongside Fr. Boutros Azar, General Secretary of Catholic Schools in Lebanon, Father Joseph Soueid and Bible Society staff gathered on October 4, 2019 for the launching of the illustrated Jil Il Injil gospels book at the Bible Society center. The event started with an opening…...

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New Release – Jil El Injil Illustrated Gospels

  On 22 August 2019 the Bible Society Lebanon in partnership with Jil El Injil published a new book, The Jil El Injil illustrated Gospels. Jil El Injil, which translates to “The Generation of the Gospel”, started as a TV program that quizzed people on the Bible and the history…...

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Training on Children Trauma Healing and Children’s Healing Hearts Camp

Bible Society Lebanon organized and hosted two simultaneous trainings on Children Trauma Healing and children camps from 26 June until 5 July 2019, due to the extensive demand to assist and help children between the ages of 8 and 13 who have passed through traumatizing events, especially refugees. The Bible…...

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Supporting the bible cause 2019

The Bible Society – Lebanon held its annual private dinner on 7 May 2019, at Le Maillon restaurant in Ashrafieh which hosted 130 persons from church representatives, clergy, businesspeople, professionals, politicians, and friends of the Bible Society. This occasion allows the Supporters to get acquainted with the year’s accomplishments, challenges…...

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Catholic Schools Online Bible Competition 2019

On 9 and 11 April 2019 the Bible Society held the finals for the annual ONLINE BIBLE COMPETITION FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOLS (see related story) at the General Secretariat of Catholic Schools in Ain Najem, Lebanon. There were three groups competing for the finals, each with two teams from different schools competing against…...

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Book of Life – First graduation ceremony

On 8 January 2019, the Bible Society held its first graduation ceremony for the Book of Life program. What started at the beginning of the year 2018 with a small group of eight grew to hold 40 individuals of whom 17 graduated. The conditions for graduation is to attend a…...

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Honorary ceremony for the Online Catholic Schools competition winners

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, more than 100 students attended an honorary ceremony in Bkerke for winning in the online school competition organized in partnership between the Bible Society and the General Secretariat of Catholic Schools. His Beatitude Mar Bishara Boutros Al-Ra’i the Chairman of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs…...

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Initial Adult Trauma Healing Training

Bible Society Lebanon conducted an Initial Adult Trauma Healing equipping session performed by Lebanese Master Facilitators on 25-26-27 October 2018 for 20 participants from diverse churches and organizations in Lebanon. The 3-days training covered the five core lessons which will later assist the facilitators to conduct their own healing groups…...

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CTH training and Camp

Bible Society Lebanon hosted and organized an Advanced and Initial Children’s Trauma Healing training followed by a 5-day application camp from 22 to 31 August 2018. Participants from different churches and NGOs, mainly working with children, were invited by the Bible Societies of Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq to join the…...

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