The Temple Mount is a famous place to pray, sing and meditate in the Garden of Gethsemane. Stand on the Mount of Olives and gaze at the gate that Jesus will walk through when He returns. Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean dinner that reflects the day’s adventures with new friends. But more than that, my hope is that you’ll experience the spiritual life change that so often comes with a trip like this. I believe that the Word of God will be more alive to you as you fellowship with other believers and participate in on-site Bible studies. The cost of the trip is $3730 and includes your hotel, flight, tour, and some meals.
Then, we’ll make our way to Mount of Olives for a stunning panoramic view of Jerusalem’s Old City. We will follow the Palm Sunday Road, and descend to the Garden of Gethsemane. Next, we’ll visit the Southern Steps and The Upper Room. In the afternoon we’ll visit the City of David, Jeremiah’s Cistern, Hezekiah’s Tunnel and the Pool of Siloam.
We’ll also see Mount Carmel where Elijah fought the prophets of Baal and Megiddo, the ancient Tel in the Jezreel Valley where many layers of Biblical history are present. We’ll be visiting Mount Precipice, which overlooks Nazareth & Cana, late in the afternoon before returning to the hotel for the evening. After breakfast we board a private coach, and travel to the Mount of the Beatitudes.
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- We start our day with another incredible Israeli breakfast, morning devotions, and prayer.
- Israel is a place where hidden oases are tucked away amid windswept deserts, where rocky cliffs are carved by ancient rivers and where historical ruins lie within sight of modern architecture.
- He has led six Bible study tours to Israel and can’t wait to go back again and again.
- Rededicate your faith and be baptized in Jordanas as your entire group worships God.
Click Here to view the tentative itinerary and/or to register for the trip. Imagine studying the Word of God in its original context and sharing this experience among a small group of friends. For single occupancy rates and roomshare program details, PLEASE CALL prior to booking. Consider the steadfast faith of early believers as you tour the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built and ancient Rome’s largest surviving structure. Countryside Fellowship is a gathering of believers who follow Jesus as King, Lord and Savior.
After that, we will enter the Old City section of Jerusalem through the Zion Gate and into the Jewish Quarter. Here, we’ll visit the Cardo and Broad Wall, Western Wall and the Southern Steps of the Temple. Sunday morning we will ascend to Masada. This is a Herodian fortress where Jewish rebels fought against the Roman forces in 73 and 34AD. We will then continue on to Ein Gedi, the oasis David hid from Saul. We will travel through the Judean wilderness, pass the Inn of the Good Samaritan, and then view the City of Gold, Jerusalem from Mount Scopus, before we check into our hotel in Jerusalem. Join Pastor John and Gudny Munro on a life-transforming journey to Israel.
Leave your own prayer at the Western Wall as you stand beside God’s chosen people at the holiest site in Jerusalem. Behold the famous Temple Mount; pray in the Garden of Gethsemane; sing in the Upper Room. Standing on the Mount of Olives, look out at the gate Jesus will pass through when He returns. Enjoy delicious Mediterranean meals that recount the tour’s adventures with your new friends. Wake up to a sunrise on the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus walked on water and calmed the storm.
We visit Caesarea’s Roman Amphitheatre and Hippodrome. We continue on to Jaffa to see the ancient coastal city, its port and the house believed to be that Simon the Tanner, the place where Apostle Peter stayed. Eric Wakeling is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Church of Santa Ana, California. Eric enjoys developing leaders, preaching God’s Word and spending time with people.