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Anglican Delegation Program

Anglican Delegation Program

Naim Ateek Anglican Delegation Program 

Join Sabeel, CFOS, and Bishop Andrew Asbil on a 10 day delegation to the Holy Land!

The Naim Ateek Anglican Delegation Program is a partnership between Canadian Friends of Sabeel and Sabeel Jerusalem, established in honour of Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek. During the delegation you will:

  • Worship with Palestinian Christians
  • Spend time with the people
  • Meet and reflect with Palestinian Christians, Muslims, and Jewish Israelis and internationals who partner with Sabeel in non-violent resistance against the violation of international and humanitarian law
  • Experience the realities of the Palestinian community living under Israeli Occupation: the Wall, settlements, checkpoints, confiscated land and demolished homes, refugee camps, and environmental degradation
  • Be in solidarity with the Palestinian Christian community.
  • Visit: Bethlehem, Mount of Olives, Nazareth, Capernum, Jabob’s Well, & many more!

All on the ground costs are covered. Delegates will need to pay only for their flight costs.

This program is open to all active clergy in the Diocese of Toronto, members of religious orders, postulants, and laity, including diocesan and parish staff. Eleven delegates will be selected by February 15, 2023.

Application deadline is January 5, 2022.

How to Apply:

  • Each applicant must submit the following to by no later than January 5, 2023:
    • A two-page paper detailing a two-page paper detailing:
      • What motivates you to apply as a delegate to the Holy Land? 
      • If you have been to the Holy Land previously, please indicate when, (how many times) with whom, and share with us some of your experience – and why you want to return?
      • What are your learning objectives and how might this learning be implemented into your current ministry setting? How might others benefit from your experience?
      • Where and/or how do you plan to share your story upon return?
    • A recommendation from their bishop, or in the case of laity, their parish priest
    • If you are requesting additional funding due to financial need, please include an additional half page noting this request, and any avenues (local parish, community service organizations) that you may be able to request additional funding from
  • Applicants should note the subject line as: Anglican Delegation Program 2023 Application


  • Applicants must be prepared to commit to:
    • Participating in the pre-delegation preparation session which will begin in March
    • Attend for the full duration of the delegation
    • In accordance with the principle of “Go and See, Come and Tell”, put together a presentation for their selected faith-based communities upon return

See attached document for details on eligibility, funding, and how to apply!

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