Live Concert with Bethlehem and Philadelphia

Christmas with Bethlehem

Join Bishop Gutiérrez  for the 16th annual Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols simulcast live between the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral in the United States and the Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, Palestine, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 17th at 10 am EST and 5 pm Bethlehem time.  Hear familiar carols and readings in Arabic and English, and a word of hope preached this year by the Most Rev. Hosam Naoum, Archbishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.  (Parking is available in the lot near the church, please enter at 39th Street at Market.)

For questions, please contact the Rev. Canon Matthew Dayton-Welch, Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Canon for the Holy Land, at rector@stalbansnewtownsquare.org.

If you missed the 2021 live simulcast between the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral in the United States and the Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, Palestine you can watch it here. 

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Matthew Dayton-Welch

The Rev. Canon Matthew Dayton-Welch

Canon for the Holy Land