ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson Presides at 2005 LWF Council Meeting - elca
The Rev. Mitri Raheb, pastor of the Christmas Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, addressed the Lutheran World Federation Council meeting Sept. 1.  The International Center of Bethlehem, which shares space with the congregation, was the site of most of the council meeting.  Some meetings were held in Jerusalem.

The Rev. Mitri Raheb, pastor of the Christmas Lutheran Church, Bethlehem, addressed the Lutheran World Federation Council meeting Sept. 1. The International Center of Bethlehem, which shares space with the congregation, was the site of most of the council meeting. Some meetings were held in Jerusalem.

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