Traditional Byzantine Christmas carols - 12th - 14th Century (mp3) | English translation (Word)
Ode 9 - A strange and marvelous mystery, mode I
Exaposteilarion - From the heights our
Saviour, mode III
Praises Both now - Today Christ is born, mode II
Katabasiae - Christ is born, Odes 1-8, mode I
Kontakion - On this day the Virgin, mode III
Apolytikion - Thy Nativity, mode IV
Polyeleos - stasis II O give thanks unto the Lord, in six modes
Today All The Angels


Silent Night, Holy Night
O Come all Ye Faithful

The Church Teenagers Groups organized a day trip to Jericho city on the 13th of January 2019, with the participation of 40 boys and girls, lead by Fr. George Bannoura and some leaders. The day started with a visit and guided tour inside St. Gerasimos Monastry in Jericho, followed by a visit and water prayer at the Baptism Site of Jordan River. Lunch and fun time was later in the day at the Banana funland.

Forefathers Sunday at the Forefathers Church in Beit Sahour, headed by Archbishop Philoumenos Makhamra, with a group of priests and deacons, the congregation and its choir, committees, scout group, and representatives of Orthodox organizations in the town and the mayor of Beit Sahour.

Icons of the Church iconostasis has been set back after being removed, cleaned, renovated and glenced.

A Christmas party was organized by the Church' Sunday school, on Saturday the 22nd of December 2018, at their center. It included the Nativity story, Christmas hymns and shows, Palestinian folklore dance show. 

The 2018 Christmas Bazaar was organized by the Church' Adults Group from the 23rd - 25th of November, at the Church hall. Opening ceremony was by the Church' priests' blessing, and the presence of the Parish Council members and mayor of Beit Sahour town.

The Forefathers Orthodox Church in Beit Sahour - Teenagers group - hosted and organized a day program in Beit Sahour for a group of the Ramallah Orthodox Church teenagers group, with its members, on Friday the 19th of October 2018.