Christ at the Checkpoint Young Adults

Statement by young Palestinian Christians

This statement was written with urgency by Palestinian Christian young adults from all across the land, expressing repentance and hope regarding the ongoing injustices. If you identify with this statement, it is yours to hold as well. We urge all to read and reflect seriously on its call.

“Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” (Amos 5 : 23-24)

Statement of Repentance and Hope

We Palestinian Christian young adults from the 48 territories, Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza; cannot remain silent with what is happening in our community. Based on our understanding of our spiritual, ethical and national responsibilities, we declare the following:

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Christ at the Checkpoint: 10-14 June 2021

It has been decided to postpone the conference to June 10th-14th of 2021. We may organize something smaller online for this year.  

We believe that the subject of Hope and Resilience in a Broken World is even more relevant in light of the challenges we are facing across the world and are committed to keeping this subject for next year’s conference. Unfortunately even in this current situation, we continue to see human rights violations taking place across the Occupied Palestinian Territories and therefore will continue to speak out against these injustices.

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