Brian Houston / Instagram

Hillsong announces Israel church plant

Mon 13 Feb 2017
By Marcus Jones

International evangelical movement Hillsong has announced it's planting a church in Israel.

Writing on social media site Instagram, Pastor Brian Houston said: "Let me to be the first to tell you this is happening. Hillsong church is going to add a room to our church family in ISRAEL.


"From Jerusalem to the ends of the earth and from the ends of the earth back to Israel."

Formed in Australia, it now has mega churches in major cities around the world such as London, New York and Moscow.

The new site in Israel will be based in Tel Aviv.

Within hours of the Instagram, the message had recieved thousands of 'likes'.

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