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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  • Annual Report 2021

    We couldn’t do our critical work without your support. Celebrate with us all that was accomplished in the past year!

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  • Evangelicals4Justice Board Meeting

    Join CMEP’s Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, on an Evangelicals 4 Justice (E4J) monthly meeting. E4J board members are sharing about their work for people interested in learning more about the organization’s board of directors. Cannon will be presenting information about Churches for Middle East Peace and E4J board member Dr. Russell Jeung will share about his work.

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  • Public Statement | CMEP Celebrates the Release of Coptic Christian Egyptian Activist Ramy Kamel

    CMEP celebrates the January 8, 2022 release of Coptic Christian activist Ramy Kamel after he spent two years being held in pre-trial detention in Egypt.

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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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  • Action Alert | Tell Congress: Cosponsor New McCollum Resolution

    On October 28, 2021, Rep. Betty McCollum introduced a Resolution in the House of Representatives opposing the designation of six Palestinian human rights groups as “terrorist” organizations. On October 19, Benny Gantz, the Israeli Defense Minister, signed an executive order designating 6 prominent Palestinian human rights groups as “terrorist” organizations.

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  • CMEP Weekly Bulletin: Anti-apartheid Icon Archbishop Tutu Dies. Here is What He Said About Israel-Palestine

    Weekly News Updates | Upcoming Events | Action Alerts

    A look at a legacy, continued tensions over settlements, and more news in this week’s bulletin.

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