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Announcing our new Executive Director

We are pleased to announce the hire of Bright Stars of Bethlehem’s new Executive Director, Kris Ducett Wagner! While we had numerous excellent candidates, Kris stood out for her proven ability to both cast vision and strategically accomplish ambitious goals. Kris comes to Bright Stars of Bethlehem with over 20 years of experience in fundraising […]

Christianity Today features Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb on impact of Coronavirus in Bethlehem

A recent Christianity Today story on the impact of Coronavirus in Bethlehem features Bright Stars co-founder, Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb. The article highlights the unique devastation facing Bethlehem, whose primary industry is tourism. The timing is especially challenging, as Easter is one of the most high traffic tourist seasons for Holy Land visitors.  Read the […]

Rev. Dr. Raheb Featured in Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations

We are thrilled to see our co-founder featured in Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations, a daily online devotional. The theme for this year’s Daily Meditations is “action and contemplation:” a fitting theme for Bright Stars of Bethlehem- Hope is what we do! Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal […]


“Our aim is that our people, who admire stars, will dare to look up and dream, to believe in goals to strive for, and develop a new sense of hope, community, beauty and faith.”

– Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, President

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