A delegation from PCUSA visited the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon from October 16 to 20. The members of the delegation were Rev. Jose Luis Casal, Director of World Mission in PCUSA; Rev. Philip Woods, Coordinator of Middle East and Europe; Elder Tamron Keith, Associate Director of World Mission. The purpose of the five-day visit was to meet NESSL leadership and get acquainted with its ministry among the Syrian refugees. The team visited a number of refugee schools established by NESSL in the last two years. In addition, they met with the General Secretary, Rev. Joseph Kassab to know more about the ministry and observe the NESSL Churches in Syria.