Ministry Events

GethsemaneWelcome to our ministry events page. These events include both the Israel tours we lead (and Greece tours) as well as the “Bringing the Bible to Life” seminars we teach around the country. We invite you to pray for us as we teach the Bible in the context of the land. Each event below can be added to your own calendar.

You also can visit any of our archived blogs on this page. As you do, we hope your faith-walk with God will be encouraged.  Thank you.

 

Oct
24
Thu
“Biblical Israel – Learning the ‘Playing Board’ of the Bible” – Session #3 @ On Line via Zoom
Oct 24 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“Biblical Israel – Learning the ‘Playing Board’ of the Bible” 

Temple Steps – Jerusalem

This is a free on-line course/seminar. Dr. John DeLancey, Director of BIMT, is the presenter for the seminar.

Pre-Registration is required. Go HERE to sign up!

The topics covered include historical geography, biblical archaeology, Hebraic background of Jesus, and the customs and culture of the Bible. Each session is about an hour long.

 

Oct
25
Fri
BBL Seminar @ Bay Harbour Church of God
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm

“Bringing the Bible to Life” (BBL) Seminar

Physical Settings of the Bible PosterA BBL seminar is all about teaching the Bible in the context of the land of Israel. We like to refer to the land of the Israel as the playing board of the Bible. Each BBL seminar teaches this playing board through the physical settings of the Bible, biblical archaeology, historical geography, the hebraic background of the life and ministry of Jesus, and the customs and culture of the Bible.

Each BBL seminar is free to the public! Dr. John DeLancey, Director of BIMT, is the presenter for the seminar.   The BBL seminar is about 7 hours long and uses multi-media (PowerPoint, videos, aerial/drone footage, etc…). This is a Friday night (6:30 – 9 p.m) and Saturday (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.) seminar!

 

Oct
31
Thu
“Biblical Israel – Learning the ‘Playing Board’ of the Bible” – Session #4 @ On Line via Zoom
Oct 31 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“Biblical Israel – Learning the ‘Playing Board’ of the Bible” 

Temple Steps – Jerusalem

This is a free on-line course/seminar. Dr. John DeLancey, Director of BIMT, is the presenter for the seminar.

Pre-Registration is required. Go HERE to sign up!

The topics covered include historical geography, biblical archaeology, Hebraic background of Jesus, and the customs and culture of the Bible. Each session is about an hour long.

 

Nov
3
Sun
12 Day Israel Tour (& Jordan)
Nov 3 – Nov 17 all-day

The Itinerary for the 12 Day Biblical Israel Tour (with Jordan option)

sea of Galilee sunset

November 3-17, 2019    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,169 from JFK, NY,  $3,144 for “land only” travelers.  

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure taxes and fuel surcharges ($590),

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure taxes ($620.40), hotels, 2 meals daily, all entry fees, and gratuities ($175). $4,169 from Newark, NJ. The land only price ($3,144) includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: September 3, 2019.

Early Bird discountsare as follows: $150 discount for deposits of $500 made before 10/3/18; $100 discount before 11/3/18; $90 before 12/3/18; $80 before 2/3/19; $70 before 3/3/19; $60 before 4/3/19; and $50 before 5/3/19.

This is a 12 day extensive Israel tour.  We will see about 50 sites from south to north, many of which hardly any tourist groups go to. This itinerary is quite unique and complete! We first head north to the Galilee region. We will see both OT and NT sites on the way! We spend three nights in the Galilee before heading south to the Dead Sea (one night there). Then it’s on to Jerusalem. We have three full days here, in addition to an extra day in the Shephelah (Lowlands) of Judah. We will see off-the-beaten-track” biblical sites on this day! The optional extension takes us across the border to Jordan. We will see Mt. Nebo, Machaerus on the way to Petra (overnight here). The following day we spend 6.5 hours in Petra before driving south to Wadi Rum. We spend a night here in the desert. The last day we re-cross back into Israel. You will have a chance to swim/snorkel in the Red Sea before driving north through southern Israel to Tel Aviv.

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Dec
7
Sat
BBL Seminar @ Alexandria Covenant Church
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

“Bringing the Bible to Life” (BBL) Seminar

Physical Settings of the Bible PosterA BBL seminar is all about teaching the Bible in the context of the land of Israel. We like to refer to the land of the Israel as the playing board of the Bible. Each BBL seminar teaches this playing board through the physical settings of the Bible, biblical archaeology, historical geography, the hebraic background of the life and ministry of Jesus, and the customs and culture of the Bible.

Each BBL seminar is free to the public! Dr. John DeLancey, Director of BIMT, is the presenter for the seminar.   The BBL seminar is about 7 hours long and uses multi-media (PowerPoint, videos, aerial/drone footage, etc…). This is an all-day Saturday seminar!

 

Jan
13
Mon
14 Day Israel Tour
Jan 13 – Jan 26 all-day

The Itinerary for the 14 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour 

Wadi Qelt

January 13-26, 2020    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,178 from JFK, NY,  $3,504 for “land only” travelers.  

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure taxes and fuel surcharges ($590),

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure taxes and fuel surcharges ($590), gratuities ($200), hotels, 2 meals daily, and all entry fees. $4,178 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: November 14, 2019.

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Israel tour, you will earn the following discounts off the overall price: $150 before 11/15/18, $100 before 1/15/19, $90 before 2/15/19, $80 before 3/15/19, $70 before 4/15/19; $60 before 5/15/19, and $50 before 6/15/19.

This extensive Israel tour features over 60+ sites on this Israel / Holy Land tour. We spend 1 night along the Med Sea in Tel Aviv, 1 night in Beersheba, 1 night in the Judean Desert (Hanokdim) 1 night near Jericho, 4 nights in the Galilee, and 3 nights in Jerusalem. Day 9 is a “reflection/rest day” in the Galilee.  We will be reflecting upon the Sermon on the Mount (Mt. 5-7) and spending time on the Mt. of Beatitudes.

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Feb
17
Mon
11 Day Israel Tour
Feb 17 – Mar 1 all-day

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour 

February 17-27, 2020    

 

All Inclusive Price: $3,896 from JFK, NY,  $2,944 for “land only” travelers. $1,995 for Egypt option.

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure taxes and fuel surcharges ($590),

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($590), gratuities ($160), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $3,896 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price of $2,944 includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: December 17, 2019.

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Israel tour, you will earn the following discounts off the overall price: $150 for deposits made before 12/14/18; $100 before 2/14/19; $90 before 3/14/19, $80 before 4/14/19, $70 before 6/14/19, $60 before 8/14/19, and $50 before 9/14/19.

This Israel tour features about 45 sites!  First, we head north through the Coastal and Sharon Plains, Mt. Carmel, and the Jezreel Valley to the Galilee. Here we spend 3 nights in this northern region of Israel. This was the area for the home ministry base of Jesus. We then drive through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Dead Sea and spend one night there. We end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. The option includes an amazing trip to Egypt. This includes Luxor (Valley of the Kings, Temple of Luxor and Karnak), and Cairo (Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, etc…). The whole trip will connect you with the Bible in many ways!

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Mar
14
Sat
11 Day Israel Tour (with Jordan)
Mar 14 – Mar 27 all-day
11 Day Israel Tour (with Jordan)

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour 

March 14-24, 2019  (plus Jordan option through March 27)  

 

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,114 from JFK, NY.  $3,095 for “land only” travelers. The optional Jordan & southern Israel extension is $1,095 (based on a minimum of 20 passengers).  NOTE:  This trip has only a couple of more openings and will soon be SOLD OUT. A waiting list will be created if more space opens up!

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($590), gratuities ($160), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $4,114 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price of $3,095 includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: January 13, 2020.

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Israel tour, you will earn the following discounts off the overall price: $150 for deposits made before 1/14/19; $100 before 3/14/19; $90 before 4/14/19, $80 before 5/14/19, $70 before 7/14/19, $60 before 9/14/19, and $50 before 10/14/19.

This Israel tour features about 45 sites!  First, we head north through the Coastal and Sharon Plains, Mt. Carmel, and the Jezreel Valley to the Galilee. Here we spend 3 nights in this northern region of Israel. This was the area for the home ministry base of Jesus. We then drive through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Dead Sea and spend one night there. We end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. The option includes an amazing trip to Jordan. We will stand on Mt. Nebo, visit Machaerus, explore Petra, and enjoy jeep rides in Wadi Rum. We even stay one night in the desert!  We then cross back into Israel. We will visit the Red Sea, Timnah, and drive up through southern Israel. The whole trip will connect you with the Bible in many ways!

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

May
5
Tue
12 Day Israel Tour (with Jordan)
May 5 – May 19 all-day
12 Day Israel Tour (with Jordan)

The Itinerary for the 12 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour 

May 5-16, 2019  (plus Jordan through May 19)  

All Inclusive Price: $4,557 from JFK, NY.  $3,321 for “land only” travelers. The optional Jordan & southern Israel extension is $1,277 (based on a minimum of 15 passengers).

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Israel Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($620), gratuities ($175), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $4,557 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price of $3,321 includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: March 4, 2020.

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Israel tour, you will earn the following discounts off the overall price: $150 for deposits made before 3/5/19; $100 before 5/5/19; $90 before 6/6/19, $80 before 7/5/19, $70 before 8/5/19, $60 before 9/5/19, and $50 before 10/5/19.

This Israel tour features about 50 sites!  First, we head north through the Coastal and Sharon Plains, Mt. Carmel, and the Jezreel Valley to the Galilee. Here we spend 3 nights in this northern region of Israel. This was the area for the home ministry base of Jesus. We then drive through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Dead Sea and spend one night there. We end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. We have three full days in Jerusalem, plus a day seeing OT sites in the Shephelah (lowlands) of Judah (e.g. where David fought Goliath, etc…) The option includes an amazing trip to Jordan and southern Israel. We will see Mt. Nebo, Machaerus, Petra, Wadi Rum, the Red Sea, Timnah, and Israel’s Grand Canyon on our last day. The whole trip will connect you with the Bible in many ways!

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Jun
15
Mon
10 Day Israel Tour (with 4 Day option to southern Israel)
Jun 15 – Jun 28 all-day
10 Day Israel Tour (with 4 Day option to southern Israel)

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Biblical Israel Tour 

June 15-24, 2019  (plus 4 Day Option through June 28)  

All Inclusive Price: $4,077 from JFK, NY.  $2,977 for “land only” travelers. The price of the optional southern Israel and Jeep Rides to Har Karkom (Israel’s “Mt. Sinai”) is $1,377 (the price is based on a minimum of 20 passengers).

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Biblical Holyland-Israel Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($595), gratuities ($150), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $4,077 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price of $2,977 includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: April, 14, 2020.

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Israel tour, you will earn the following discounts off the overall price: $150 for deposits made before 5/1/19; $100 before 6/1/19; $90 before 7/1/19, $80 before 8/1/19, $70 before 9/1/19, $60 before 10/1/19, and $50 before 11/1/19.

This Israel tour features about 45 sites!  First, we head north through the Coastal and Sharon Plains, Mt. Carmel, and the Jezreel Valley to the Galilee. Here we spend 3 nights in this northern region of Israel. This was the area for the home ministry base of Jesus. We then drive through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Dead Sea and spend one night there. We end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. The option includes an extra day in Jerusalem. We then travel to many of Biblical sites in the Shephelah (lowlands) of Judah and the Negev. We also will enjoy a unique jeep-ride excursion in southern Israel to Har Karkom, Israel’s “Mt. Sinai.” The whole trip will connect you with the Bible in many ways!

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

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