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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  • 2023 Advocacy Summit

    On April 20, we will hear from keynote speakers and panelists from Israel/Palestine and the U.S., including Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, Rev. Dr. Munther Isaac, and Rev. Dr. Jack Sara.

    Participants will have the opportunity to take the stories they have heard and advocate on behalf of human rights in Israel and Palestine with their Congressional offices on Friday, April 21.

    More information and registration is available here:

  • Register Today

    Join Churches for Middle East Peace for a conversation with Hassan El-Tayyab, Legislative Director for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation. This webinar will provide an overview of the best tools for engaging in virtual and in-person Congressional advocacy related to Israel/Palestine. It will also highlight relevant legislative advocacy priorities on Israel/Palestine and the broader Middle East.  Register Here.

  • Public Statement | The Violence Must Stop: CMEP calls on Palestinian and Israeli Leaders to Protect Children and Pursue Peace

    CMEP continues to be dismayed by the escalation of violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem and its devastating impact on children. CMEP calls on Palestinian and Israeli leaders to protect children and pursue peace.

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  • Travel with CMEP

    Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) partners with MEJDI tours to offer custom group travel to Israel, Palestine, and other destinations in the Middle East. Trips to the region offer pilgrimages and advocacy-oriented travel. While traveling in the Holy Land, trips provide the chance to hear multi-narrative perspectives through the use of two local guides, one Israeli and one Palestinian. They offer various perspectives on the history and current realities of the land.

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  • CMEP’s Annual Report

    Celebrate with Churches for Middle East Peace all that we accomplished this past year by reviewing our 2022 Annual Report. In this report, we highlight our work to educate, elevate, and advocate in pursuit of our vision to actively promote a comprehensive resolution to conflicts in the Middle East with a focus on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

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  • CMEP Bulletin: ​​Anglican Church and UK Condemn Desecration of Jerusalem Graves

    A look at religious flashpoints, new governments, and more news in this week’s bulletin.

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