Trip to Israel/Palestine 2020

Start: 22nd January 2020 9:00 am End: 3rd February 2020 12:00 pm

Living Christianity in the Holy Land - A two week experience of Christianity in Palestine on Wednesday 22nd January – Monday 3rd February 2020.

This will be led by Led by Rev. John Howard. Former Mission Partner Israel/Palestine and Deacon Angleena Keizer from the Methodist Liaison Office, Jerusalem.

The internal costs, amounting to £1300, include all meals, transport, accommodation and admission charges.

Please note this does not include the cost of the flights you will be responsible to organise yourself.

For further details please contact John Howard,
To book a place, please complete the application form and return it as indicated on the form.

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This trip is very different to a traditional pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We will visit some of the holy sites, but the emphasis is more upon meeting the people and hearing of their lives. This will include doing some voluntary work. The focus is upon the Christian Community of the Holy Land – though in order to understand their situation we will also be meeting Muslims and Jews. We will share in the “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” events in Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

For some people in the group, this might be their first experience of visiting Israel Palestine and we will do our best to present a comprehensible picture of the complexities of this land. For others, this might follow experiencing a traditional pilgrimage and fulfil the desire to understand the situation at a greater depth.