Born and raised in Bethlehem, Rev. Dr Mitri Raheb has been the pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem since 1988. An internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb is also the Presdent of Diyar, a consortium of Lutheran based institutions. These institutions serve the whole Palestinian community through Culture (The International Center of Bethlehem), Health (Dar al-Kalima Health and Wellness Center) and education (Dar al-Kalima University College). Rev. Raheb is also president of Bright Starts of Bethlehem, an organization supporting the work of Diyar and building partnerships with U.S. individuals, congregations, and organizations.
Faith Lutheran Church of Naples is hosting Dr. Rehab’s Visit. A limited seating, fund raising dinner at the church, sponsored by The Arlington Naples, begins at 5:30 p.m., in support of the Christians in Palestine. The Collier County Chapter of Thrivent Financial will match raised funds.
For dinner reservations (required), contact Julie Dass ([email protected]) or call her at the church office (239) 434-5811. The deadline for reservations is Monday, February 17.