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The Holy Land Gold Standard Journey
May 2, 2017 - May 16, 2017

The Holy Land Gold Standard Journey

2-11 May 2017
$2,997 From Chicago

A Biblical Survey Program including Israel, the West Bank and Jordan

4 Day Elective
The Wonders of Jordan & Petra
$1,389
Returning 16 May 2017

Sponsored by
1st United Methodist Church


This pilgrimage will acquaint participants with the geographical and cultural settings of the New Testament and relate historical studies to contemporary dynamics in Israel, Palestine and Jordan. The pilgrimage will include morning and evening fora on historical and contemporary themes and visits with indigenous people. You will learn about the work of the United Methodist Church in the Holy Land. You will visit church supported mission sites. You will meet and have conversations with Israelis and Palestinians, Christians, Muslims and Jews who are involved in various types of peacemaking work. This pilgrimage is designed to introduce particpants to the state of the art of biblical studies in the Holy Land. The learning process will be contextual and experiential. We will endeavor especially to examine the moral dimensions of biblical learning and teaching. We are particularly interested in understanding how biblical studies and the biblical faith relates to the context of the Holy Land.

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