10 Days in the holy land!

come to experience

the bible come alive

and see the bible in 2020 vision

with Pastor Aaron Layne

in March 17-26, 2020.

Journey to the Holy Land for the spiritual experience of a lifetime, where every page of the Bible comes alive...walk where Jesus walked... sail on the Sea of Galilee... visit Capernaum and the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the “Sermon on the Mount” and where Jesus chose his Twelve Apostles...climb the Mount of Olives and view the Old City of Jerusalem... walk the Via Dolorosa...pray in the Garden of Gethsemane...see the Upper Room, traditional site of the Last Supper…visit Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity.

With an expert land guide from Nawas International along with well traveled, theological and biblically educated pastors, Reverend Aaron Layne (Pastor of AdventELC in Columbus, Ohio) and Reverend Lowell Michelson (Pastor of Lord of Life Lutheran in West Chester, Ohio)

Proposed Itinerary

(B)=Breakfast provided, (D)=Dinner provided

  • Day 1 (March 17, 2020)

    • Cross the Atlantic Depart on your flight to the Holy Land.

  • Day 2 Arrive (March 18, 2020)

    • in the Holy Land. (D)

  • Day 3 Caesarea/Haifa/Tiberias (March 19, 2020)

    • Drive to Caesarea and Megiddo. Continue to Haifa and ascend Mt. Carmel for a spectacular view of the harbor. See the Carmelite Monastery and Elija’s Cave. Proceed to Tiberias. (B,D)

  • Day 4 Tiberias Cross the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum. (March 20, 2020)

    • Visit Tabgha, scene of the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes. On to the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the Sermon on the Mount. (B,D)

  • Day 5 Tiberias/Cana/Nazareth/ Jerusalem (March 21, 2020)

    • Drive to Cana, the site of Jesus’s first miracle of turning water into wine. On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation. Continue to Jerusalem via the Jordan Valley and Beit Shean. (B,D)

  • Day 6 Jerusalem (March 22, 2020)

    • Begin with a walking tour of the Old City. Visit St. Anne’s Church and the Pool of Bethesda. See the ancient Wailing Wall and the Dome of the Rock. This afternoon walk the Via Dolorosa, following the steps of Jesus to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Visit St. Peter in Gallicantu built on the site where Peter denied Christ three times. End at the Garden Tomb. (B,D)

  • Day 7 Jerusalem (March 23, 2020)

    • Morning visit to the Mount of Olives, Chapel of the Ascension and the Church of Pater Noster. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane. Admire the panoramic view of the Old City. Visit the Church of All Naঞ ons. Ascend Mt. Zion to see the Upper Room, traditional site of the Last Supper. On to Bethlehem. See the Church of the Nativity, the Manger and Shepherd’s Field. (B,D)

  • Day 8 Jerusalem (March 24, 2020)

    • Drive to Bethany to visit Lazarus’s Tomb. On to the Dead Sea, 1288 feet below sea level. See the excavations of Jericho, Elisha’s Spring and the Mount of Temptations. Stop at Qumran Caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947. (B,D)

  • Day 9 Jerusalem (March 25, 2020)

    • Enjoy a free day. This evening transfer to the airport for your overnight flight. (B,D)

  • Day 10 Jerusalem/U.S.A. (March 26, 2020)

    • Morning arrival in the U.S.A.

The cost per person is for the total ten day trip is $3,979.

What's included?

  • Roundtrip airfare from Columbus, Ohio

  • the $700 government taxes/airline imposed international surcharges

  • accommodations at first-class / select hotels based on two persons sharing in twin-bedded rooms with private bath

  • Breakfast and dinner daily

  • All sightseeing by private motor coach including services of Nawas' finest local English-speaking guides

  • All transfers to/from airports by private coach including meeting/assistance and porterage

  • All admission fees, porterage, hotel taxes and service charges

  • Automatic $100,000 Flight Insurance for Nawas-ticketed passengers

What's not included?

  • passport fees,

  • visa fees (if any)

  • excess baggage

  • sightseeing and meals not specifically mentioned

  • tipping

  • other items of a personal nature

Address:

3660 Kenny Road

Columbus, OH  43220

secy@adventelc.org
Tel: 614-451-3639
Fax: 614-451-0322

© 2019 Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church

Member of the ELCA

About the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America:
The ELCA is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with more than 3.5 million members in more than 9,300 congregations across the 50 states and in the Caribbean region. Known as the church of "God's work. Our hands," the ELCA emphasizes the saving grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ, unity among Christians and service in the world. The ELCA's roots are in the Bible and the writings of the German church reformer Martin Luther.

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