Bible Engagement

Online Competition for schools 2022

The Bible Society and the Episcopal Commission for Christian Education concluded the online Bible competition for schools on 9 September 2022 in an audience for the winners with Cardinal Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi, the President of the Assembly of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops in Lebanon, followed by a visit…...

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Workshops in Iraq about the Old Testament

Bible Society Lebanon’s Programs Coordinator and Director of the Bible Engagement Academy, S.D. Joe Eid, visited Iraq to hold workshops offering a full overview of the Old Testament, upon the invitation of the Bible Society in Iraq, from 19 to 24 September 2021. The workshops were a condensed version of…...

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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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Bible stories teaching sisters how to read and write

The formal education of many of the refugee children took a halt when they came to Lebanon. They were not enrolled in any education system until it was clear that their situation was not going to change for some time. Then NGOs and churches started to address the situation. Darine…...

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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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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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Bible-based communication and team-building workshop for teens

On the 16th of August 2108, the Bible Society programs department joined the youth of Saydit El Talle Deir el Kamar parish at their summer camp to carry out a team building and communications workshop with a built-in Biblical message. The workshop consisted of several fun games that required the teens…...

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Online Bible Competition for Schools

Bible Society, in collaboration with the Assembly of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops in Lebanon (APECL), led its first online quiz competition among 12 Catholic schools in Lebanon during the Week of the Bible 2017 between November 2017 and April 2018, to encourage children and teens to read their Bibles. The…...

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