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Father Ibrahim Nairouz, priest of St. Phillip's Anglican Church in Nablus, Palestine, presents Rev. Dr. Jay Click, pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Springfield, with a crèche made from the wood of Palestinian olive trees. The clergy are flanked by Ranim Nairouz, Father Ibrahim's daughter, and Mary Martje Post Goldstein, liturgist.

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Bridging a Cultural Divide

Grace Presbyterian Church in Springfield hosts Palestinian students this summer.

For many, the concept of “peace in the Middle East” is a distant dream bordering on fantasy.


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