Messenger December 2011
Informing you about the Christians for Israel ministry world wide.
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We wish you a wonderful Christmas and a blessed 2012!
We can look back on 2011 with great thankfulness. In the last year, the Lord has greatly blessed the global Christians for Israel ministry in many ways. Representatives of most C4I offices met for our bi-annual Forum in Jerusalem in March 2012, in which we enjoyed a special time of prayer, fellowship and vision building. We were greatly encouraged by the inspiring stories from each C4I country. It was incredible to see and hear how much work you are all doing, and to witness the passion and creativity in the C4I family. The C4I branches are growing and developing. We have a new team in the USA, and we have welcomed many new C4I branches and representatives in Africa. Read more
News from C4I Germany
On January 20th 1942, the Nazi regime organized the infamous Wannsee Conference, in which they master planned the “final solution” resulting in the extermination of 11 million European Jews. Christians for Israel Germany, together with the European Coalition for Israel, and the Initiative 27. Januar, are organizing a series of events in Berlin in January 2012 to commemorate this tragic, historical event. They invite international guests to participate in one or the other way during the events which are planned in Berlin around this date.
Christians for Israel honored by Israeli Knesset
Leading members of the Israeli Knesset honoured the worldwide Christian community for its support for Holocaust survivors and for the modern state of Israel on Tuesday November 22. The statements of recognition and appreciation came in an official session of the Knesset where Christian leaders from some 30 nations were present. Read more
C4I Holland - Tulip Tour 2011
The annual Tulip to Israel was again exceedingly successful. We were able to encourage our Jewish friends in settlements, schools etc, but also to meet the new Dutch ambassador in Tel Aviv and the mayor in Jerusalem. It was already the fourteenth tour! Every year in the month November, C4I Holland organizes a two week tour in Israel, in which we Dutch Christians for Israel distribute 150,000 tulip bulbs in Israel. Read more
Upcoming C4I events
- Rev. Willem Glashouwer has been invited by Ebenezer Operation Exodus to speak in churches and at conferences in Bolivia, Peru and Chile in January 2012.
- C4I Africa / North America tour to Israel - March 2012: Rev. Dr. John Tweedie will lead an international tour to Israel in March 2012. This tour is being coordinated by the C4I operations in Canada and Uganda.
Newspaper Israel & Christians Today
December 2011 edition now online!
C4I in The Jerusalem Post
On 20th December, The Jerusalem Post published an Op-ed by Andrew Tucker.
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C4I opens new office in Sierra Leone
The official launching of the C4I Sierra Leone took place on Tuesday November 22 2011 at the Presidential Hall of the National Stadium. A 5-man team is being set up to form the Advisory Board for C4I Sierra Leone. Another set of 5 people are being identified to serve as Trainers. Meanwhile, C4I Sierra Leone is duly registered with the government of Sierra Leone as a Christian nongovernmental organization. During the official launch, the following persons attended: Rev. Sir Willem J.J. Glashouwer (President C4I International), Jos Van Westing (Africa Director), Bishop Elemi Samson (Coordinator West Africa), and Hannelore Lehmann (C4I Germany).
International Jerusalem Marathon 2012
Join Hineni's special tour
After the great success of last year, a second Jerusalem Marathon will take place on March 16, 2012. This year Hineni Jerusalem is organizing a special tour around the 2nd marathon. You can combine a run (42, 21, or 10 km) for Hineni with a unique program in Jerusalem. You are encouraged to find sponsors for every kilometer you run. This money will be will be used for the support of Hineni's many social welfare and educational programs. Read more
News from European Coalition for Israel
The Dutch and German branches of Christians for Israel are active members of the European Coalition for Israel. Established in 2004, this Christian ministry seeks to advocate on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people in Brussels, the EU member state capitals, the UN and other international public fora. Read more
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