Fr. Chris with Georgia, Bishop Michael’s personal assistant, at St. Andrew’s Church in Kyrenia. St. Andrew’s is the only church allowed to exist and function in Kyrenia, a beautiful sea-side town in the Turkish-controlled portion of Cyprus.
My Dear Friends, It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged—what’s happening with Stand With Iraqi Christians has been incredibly exciting and full of activity! We have been screening our documentary film “Where Is Our Place?” around the Diocese and receiving enthusiastic receptions and good feedback. We hope that you can see it at your earliest convenience
We were blessed to have another screening “Where Is Our Place?” and panel discussion at the Philadelphia Cathedral this past Saturday. Thank you, thank you to all who attended and donated! We are always looking for volunteers to host a screening of the documentary in your community or congregation!
We had a wonderful first showing of our documentary “Where Is Our Place?” last Friday at St. David’s Episcopal Church. Thank you so much to all who attended and donated, and please let us know if you would like to have a showing at your organization! The trailer can be viewed below. Interested in hosting
A picture of the new sewing/embroidery machine we helped purchase in October for the seamstresses at Mar Elia. This has been a great help to them and again they send their thanks! Please note that we are still collecting funds to share with our friends in Iraq, particularly to supply long underwear to help with the
The trailer for the film is complete! Where Is Our Place? is a production of Stand With Iraqi Christians. Directed and filmed by the Rev. Christopher Bishop and produced and edited by Andrew Bilindabagabo. Release Date: February 2016. If you are interested in hosting a screening when the film is complete, please click here.
As part of our aid, I distributed about a month’s worth of food to refugees temporarily staying near Banasour, a small village about 2 hours from Erbil. I was accompanied by Elias and some coworkers with Alliance Church and Mission, one of our church partners. My conversation in the pastor’s home afterward and the hospitality
A portion of the monies we brought to Erbil in October went to supply tablets to the children and teachers at Mar Qardakh. In combination with donations from others around the world, these tablets are being used by the children every day to help build mind and hearts! There is still much need in Iraq,