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Parish-to-Parish Program

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Parish to Parish

"Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.”

The Parishes of the Archdiocese of Bosra-Hauran:
  • St. George in Al- Sweda with 400 families built in 1952 (needs to be enlarged)
  • The Church of the Annunciation in Daraa with 400 families built in 1964 (needs to be enlarged)
  • St. George in Izraa with 180 families built in 515 (being renovated)
  • Church of the Archangel Michael in Znebeh with 160 families built in 1965
  • St. Elias in Iraa with 130 families built in 1963
  • St. George in Kharaba with 120 families consecrated in 2000
  • St. George in Om Arromman with 60 families built in 1952
  • Holy Cross in Anz with a total of 60 families
  • St. George in Anz (under construction)
  • St George in Adara with 45 families built in 1940
  • St. George in Rakham with 45 families built in 1965
  • Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos in Maarbeh with 65 families built 1965 (needs to be rebuilt)
  • St. Elias in Mothbeen with 20 families
  • Ss. Peter & Paul in Mothbeen (under construction)
  • St. John the Forerunner in Salkhad with 20 families, built in 1935
  • St. John the Forerunner in Malah 22 families (under construction)
  • Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Smj with 12 families (under construction)
  • Christ the Saviour in Jbeb with 20 familes built in 2000. (not yet consecrated)
  • St. George in Tisiya with 35 families
  • St. George in Araman with 12 families built in 1952
  • Righteous Job in Al Korayya with 45 families built in 1974

Most churches need to be renovated (interior and exterior) and ecclesiastical items.

Needs to be met:

  • Maintenance and upkeep of parishes
  • Ecclesiastical items necessary for services
  • A church in Shahba, where there are 40 families
  • A church in Jmrreen, where there are 18 families
  • A church in Remeh, where there are 14 families

How can you help?

Parish Support:

  • Adopt a parish for a year
  • Hold a special fundraiser for a parish in the Archdiocese of Bosra-Hauran
  • Conduct prayer services for the people of Hauran
  • Write letters to develop a relationship with parishioners

Individual Support:

  • Donate a financial gift for a parish in the Archdiocese

Fundraising Ideas:

  • Hold a parish or public luncheon
  • Take a special collection for a parish
  • Hold a series of lectures on the Archdiocese of Bosra-Hauran focusing on the historical significance of the area
  • Add a line item for Hauran in the parish budget

There are so many possibilities for fundraising and education. This is not a definitive list. Please use your community’s resources and talents to contribute in a way that suits your church.