Tragedy continues for Christians in Aleppo: You can help them

Barnabas Fund - August 2016 “The enemy has besieged the rebels … the rebels attacked us and occupied the main road (the supply route of Aleppo) and we were besieged for ten days. And because of this, the government … surrounded the rebels and [we have] been besieged totally.” – email to Barnabas Fund from our ministry ...

SAWRA VILLAGE OPENS IN IRAQ – FROM VISION TO REALITY

Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organization - October 2015 More pics here: Iraq: After 1 year of development, ACERO’s largest single aid and relief project, Sawra Village in Northern Iraq has come to fruition and is ready to initially welcome 52 families. The Village was officially opened on 16 October 2015 in the historic Assyrian village of ...

Syria: Wells dug on church grounds amid water shortages

Barnabas Fund partners in Aleppo are digging water wells in church grounds

Augsut 2013 Church grounds are being used to source new water wells in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. The wells are being dug by a Barnabas Fund partner in Christian areas of the city to provide clean water for around 400,000 residents. The city has seen some of the worst fighting in the conflict and ...

Metropolitan Abba Seraphim attends New Barnabas Fund Library Inaguration

15/9/2012 The British Orthodox Church Metropolitan Abba Seraphim was among the guests who attended the opening of the new Barnabas Fund library at Pewsey, Wiltshire, on 12 September. The library is housed in a purpose-built, state of the art building designed by the distinguished classical architect, Quinlan Terry, who was among those present. The library is ...

Christian homes invaded in besieged Syrian city; families desperate to flee

25/2/2012 Barnabas Fund Christians desperate to flee the besieged Syrian city of Homs are caught in the crossfire; they are not even safe in their own homes as fighters invade and plunder their properties. Homs is the third largest city in Syria; its population is around 17-18% Christian The rebels, who are increasingly influenced by Sunni Islamists, go from ...

Special commemoration in all British Orthodox Churches

9/1/2011 In all British Orthodox congregations this weekend special commemoration of the new Alexandrian martyrs were held and their names read out individually. These were held at noon following the normal Sunday service in order to coincide with similar services being held in Coptic churches throughout Europe. At Portsmouth the service was held on Saturday as ...