Through events, resources, & trips to the region, Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) provides opportunities to learn about the Middle East and a holistic approach to advocating for peace.

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Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) serves to elevate diverse voices who are advocating for equality, security, & human rights for all people in the Middle East.

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You & your church can be advocates for just U.S. policies toward the Middle East by contacting your members of Congress; participating in Hill & Government meetings; & attending Advocacy Summits.

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  • Action Alert | Tell Congress: Protect Aid to Palestinian Refugees

    On January 16, 2018 the U.S. announced it would be withholding $65 million from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Tell Congress cutting humanitarian aid will not bring us closer to just, lasting, and comprehensive solution to the conflict in Israel-Palestine.
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  • Bulletin | Jerusalem Quarrels with Churches as Lent Begins

    Weekly News Updates | Upcoming Events | Action Alerts

    Haaretz reports, “The heads of the Christian churches in Jerusalem plan to boycott an event hosted by Mayor Nir Barkat to protest the city’s new policy on municipal tax payments for church property.”
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  • Action Alert | Defend Palestinian Children’s Human Rights

    Congresswoman Betty McCollum has introduced legislation to promote the human rights of Palestinian children! Join Congresswoman McCollum and tell Congress to protect Palestinian children.
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  • Lent 2018

    This Lenten Season, CMEP is pleased to provide you with spiritual resources, webinars, and action alerts all focused on Jerusalem. The Holy City is prominent during the final days of Jesus’ life. And, given the Trump Administration’s decision to move the United States’ Embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as the capital of Israel, the topic is more timely than ever.

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  • Press Release: CMEP Supports UNRWA Funding

    Over 100 members of Congress added their names to a letter urging President Trump to reinstate much-needed funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). CMEP stands in support of the Welch-Price letter, and supports the United States’ commitment to security in Israel as well as the safety and dignity of both Israelis and Palestinians.

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