A Palestinian Fair will be held at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1234 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, on Saturday, February 29, from 10am to 3pm.
The Fair features two speakers: Mr. Nazir Chahin, Imam/Resident Scholar at the Islamic Society of the Northwest Suburbs (who will give an overview of Islam.) And Dr. John Kahler, co-founder of the non-profit MedGlobal and 2019 American Red Cross Disaster Services Hero (who will address the current situation facing Palestinian children.)
There will be a fashion show representing different Palestinian clothing; the showing of films related to the situation in Palestine and the Holy Land; olive wood, olive oil, and other artifacts for sale; and advocacy opportunities. Middle Eastern food will be available for purchase.
The day will conclude with a short prayer service. One may come for part or all of the day. The Palestinian Fair is sponsored by the Metropolitan Chicago Synod’s Working Group on the Middle East and is being hosted by the Global Mission Team of Our Saviour’s.