A number of study tours to Jerusalem and the Mediterranean are are being led by members of the Anglican Church in North America this coming June.
Below is a brief description of each opportunity with links to the schedules, itineraries, and registration information for each.
CANA East Bible Tour of the Holy Land
Led by: Bishops and Leaders of CANA East
June 4-15, 2018
This will be the eighth tour that Bishop Julian & Brenda Dobbs have coordinated. The total cost of the tour is $4,395, which includes 10 nights in four star hotels, full breakfasts and dinners, transportation to and from the departing US airport, as well as all transportation and entrance fees related to the guided tour. The tour guide will be the same guide that has led all previous tours and there will be regular Bible study, worship and prayer at Holy sites with the Bishops and Archdeacon of CANA East. Among the planned sites for the tour are: the Elah valley where David slew Goliath, the Mount of Beatitudes, Sea of Galilee, Muhraka where Elijah confronted the priests of Baal, Nazareth, Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives. These are only a few of the many sites that will be visited during the eleven day trip.
If you are interested in learning more about this tour, please click here.
Discover Israel – A Leaderworks Exclusive
In partnership with Imagine Tour and Travel
Hosted by: The Rev. David Roseberry
June 13-17 or June 23-26, 2018
Join one or more of the three amazing 5 day/4 night excursions for GAFCON attendees from North America. Each of these excursions will include hotel accommodations in 4 star, First Class hotels, breakfast and dinners, licensed guide, all entrance fee, taxes, tips, and associated costs. I have been leading tours or laity and clergy of Israel for over 22 years.
Excursion I: Survey the Ministry of Jesus: From the coastal plains to the Sea of Galilee; the cool heights of the North and the mountains of Jerusalem.
Excursion II: The Negev, Ramon Crater, Red Sea, Petra, and Masada. Israel and the Desert Like You’ve Never Seen or Imagined
Excursion III: Discovering the Holy City: A detailed experience and tour of the riches and beauty of Jerusalem. (may be adjusted to accommodate Provincial meeting)
Holy Land Tour with Bishop Clark and Tricia Lowenfield
Led by: Bishop Clark and Tricia Lowenfield
Bishop Stewart and Katherine Ruch will also be joining this tour.
June 10-17, 2018
Bishop Clark and Tricia are thrilled to invite you on what is truly a trip of a lifetime, touring the Holy Land and experiencing the pages of Scripture come to life. This tour will begin along the Mediterranean Sea and Caesarea by the Sea. It will then move to the Sea of Galilee before heading down into Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley and eventually into Bethlehem. They have chosen to host this tour in conjunction with the time of the 2018 GAFCON meeting, which will surely be an historic event for Anglicans worldwide. For those who are interested, there is also the option of booking accommodations to stay for GAFCON after the Holy Land tour.
$3,759 cash discount price includes: Round trip airfare, transfers with group to/from airport; shared double room in moderate hotel; two meals daily; English speaking guide; transfer to and entrance fees for sites to be visited; travel protection coverage by Travelex.
GAFCON Additional Housing: $1100 per person in double occupancy; $1900 per person in single occupancy.
For more information or to register, visit the Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast website, here.
Post-GAFCON 2018: The Life & World of Jesus
Led by: the Rev. David Pileggi
June 24-30, 2018
On this Shoresh Study Tour, we will trace the life of Jesus from His home in the Galilee to Jerusalem, giving particular attention to the First Century Jewish context in which Jesus lived. Our goal is a better understanding of Jesus’ ministry and a better application of His teachings for us today.
Land Price: $1,499 [Single Supplement: $473(additional cost for single room, limited availability).]
Accommodation - Half-board (breakfast & dinner) in shared twin room with private bath, taxes & portage.
Transportation - Bus and driver for touring and group transfers to and from airport.
Guide - Licensed Christian/Messianic guide.
Tips - Driver, Guide, Hotels.
Entrance fees - Historical sites, museums, parks, etc.
Roots Teaching Tour
Led by: Bishop Gavin Ashenden, Deacon Aaron Eime, Pastor Stephen J. Higgins
June 6-16, 2018 and June 22 - July 1
Our Mission is based on the motto of Christ Church Jerusalem, the oldest Protestant Church in Israel: “Jesus for the Jews and Jewish Roots for the Church,” Our Mission at Alexander is: “To equip Pastors/Church Leaders/Disciples/You in Biblical Studies that are embedded in the Jewish roots of our Faith.” These tours are designed around GAFCON to enrich the understanding of the root - shoresh - of the faith. Only 20 reservations available, click on the link to make yours asap! Note: these tours are not “bus” tours but deep into Jerusalem and several other very vital sites.
Land Price: $1,900 (10-day tour), $1,700 (8-day tour; register by May 10 for a discount.)
Our Host Location in Jerusalem is Caspari Center