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Encounter: Christian Mission to Gaza

  • Upper Fellowship Room 1435 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA, 93109 United States (map)

Christian Mission to Gaza:
A conversation with Pastor Hanna Massad

For the Encounter Class on April 19, we have the privilege of listening to Pastor Hanna Massad, who heads the organization “Christian Mission to Gaza”.  He holds an M.Div. and Ph.D. from Fuller Seminary.  A Palestinian Christian, Hanna for many years pastored the only Evangelical church in the Gaza strip.   He later relocated to Jordan, where his ministry reaches out to Iraqi and Syrian refugees.  Pastor Hanna and his team continue to make regular trips to Gaza to preach the Gospel and offer relief to families in distress.  Using pictures from his onsite visits, Pastor Hanna will talk about what it’s like to be a Christian in the extreme conditions faced by Palestinians today.  He will also describe his ministry’s outreach to refugees from war-torn Iraq and Syria.  Don't miss this great opportunity!

For childcare, RSVP by April 15th to

Earlier Event: April 18
Treats and Trivia
Later Event: April 20
Parents' Night Out