Christian & Interfaith Statements

There are many people across many different Christian denominations who care about justice and peace for Palestinians, Israelis, and peoples in the Middle East. Below are links to statements from CMEP member churches and organizations, and selected other groups. If there are missing statements, please send a copy of that statement to info(at)

CMEP Member Statements

Alliance of Baptists

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

Catholic Conference of Major Superiors of Men's Institutes

Church of the Brethren

Church World Service

Common Global Ministries Board (Disciples & UCC)

Episcopal Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

Friends/Quakers (American Friends Service Committee and Friends Committee on National Legislation)

Moravian Church in North America

Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Central Committee

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Reformed Church in America

Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

United Methodist Church

Ecumenical/Interfaith and other statements 

National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East (NILI)

Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas

World Council of Churches
The Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches of Jerusalem (Joint Statements)

Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land

Statements from Individual Church Bodies in the Holy Land

Statement from Other Bodies