On May 19, 2021, the United Church of Canada published the post “Palestinian Christians urge solidarity this Pentecost” on its website. United Church communities of faith are are invited to learn about the Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah facing forcible displacement; to pray with partners in Palestine and Israel for an end to violence, displacement, and the occupation; and to take action. The post begins
Palestinian Christians are calling on Christians worldwide for solidarity and action as the numbers of people injured and killed in Palestine and Israel rises.
“We [call] on the global Church and the international community to call things by their names, to speak truth to power, and to side with the oppressed. Shallow diplomacy serves only to empower the oppressors. Given such violent and severe escalations, empty words of condemnation are not enough,” says Kairos Palestine.
There are then links to information, prayers, and videos.