This is the Alliance Church International Cemetery, located in Jerusalem.
Derek Prince was a much loved and world renown bible teacher.
Roger Elbel, Former Director
Roger Elbel, pictured with his wife Ellen, is a former director of the Alliance Church in the Holy Land and is now retired. It was Roger who first envisioned a colorful mural lining the inner walls of the cemetery to comfort and encourage those who had loved ones buried there as well as those who come in to visit.
Meir, Tour Guide
Meir is the Tour Guide here. He speaks several languages and communicates the stories to the groups and individuals who come through the gates to visit. Meir also engages his visitors in lively discussions about the mural and the scenes from the Bible.
Ramez, Property Manager
Ramez, and Roger assisted mural development by constructing scaffolding.
The Alliance Cemetary's Rich History
The stories of the many who lie buried here are inspiring. Their lives honored the God of Israel and the people of Israel. They will not be forgotten.
Rev. John Stanley Grauel, is considered by many to be one of the people directly responsible for the emergence of the state of Israel.
Rolla Floyd, is credited with starting Israel's tourist trade.
Charles T. Winters, assisted Israel in their war for Independence by supplying several WWII planes. He had to spend time in prison as a result of his heroic efforts to help Israel.
Fondly called Charlie by friends, he received a full pardon from Pres. George W. Bush during his last days in office. You may consult www.charlestwinters.blogspot.com
to learn of the heroic deeds of this fine American. His son, Jim, through much time and effort, received a full unconditional pardon for his father who died when Jim was only 19