SABEEL AUSTRALIA MARCH UPDATE
We have several major events happening in the next few weeks. Details are provided below, but please also share these items on your social media channels and with family and friends.
WELCOME: PALESTINIAN CHRISTIANS IN AUSTRALIA
Please join us online for the official launch of this new grassroots Palestinian organisation in Australia is this coming Saturday at 7.30 pm AEDT.
Register for the Zoom link.
PCiA wants to be a catalyst within the wider Palestinian community. They want to raise their voice and ask the wider community and especially the Christian Churches in Australia to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
HEAR OUR VOICES
A Lent mini-series featuring the voice of Palestinian Christians Palestinian Christians in Australia (PCiA), the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network (PIEN) and Sabeel Australia are working together to present a series of three special online events during Lent.
The three events during Lent are at 7.30 pm AEDT.
16 March (PIEN) – The Palestinian experience in West Bank and Gaza. Key speaker: Salwa Duaybis
23 March (SabeelAU) – The Palestine experience in Israeli society. Key speaker: Daniel Munayer
30 March (PCiA) – The Palestinian experience in the Diaspora. Key speakers: Jason Damouni & Faten Qunqar
PALM SUNDAY EVE (April 9 at 6.00 pm AEST) A joint service hosted by PCiA, PIEN and Sabeel to mark the beginning of Western Holy Week.
You can register for these joint events at TryBooking:
Click here to see the full Lenten series program.
through the eyes of Violette Khoury
Saturday, 19 March at 5.00 EADT
Violette Khoury is a native of Nazareth, and a global advocate for peace and reconciliation. After many years as coordinator of Sabeel in Nazareth, she is now the director of Nasijona, a local women’s association in Nazareth. The goals of Nasijona are to preserve, develop, produce and market local heritage, while supporting women in terms of productivity, social and financial, and revival of many kinds of arts, culture and social relationships that will lead to the reconnection of social harmony.
Register for the 2022 Sabeel webinar series.
TALES OF A HOMELAND
26 March at 5.00pm AEDT
Bryan Brown Theatre & Function Centre, Bankstown,
You are invited to come a journey like no other as we honour the richness & diversity of Palestinian culture & identity. Experience the magic of Palestinian tradition, including;
– a theatrical production of The Wedding Celebration of Zareef & Ataba
– our traditional folklore narrated through music & dance
– an extraordinary trip throughout the cities of Palestine
– a Thob fashion show
– a visual exhibition showcasing the history of Palestine – Beyond the Walls
– a culinary experience of our rich cuisine and more!
Book your tickets now at Eventbrite.
PALESTINIAN FAIR TRADE AUSTRALIA
No matter where you are in Australia, you can order quality items ethically sourced from local crafts people in Palestine. PFTA is also eager to provide stock for fair trade stalls at churches, schools and other community events.