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.

 

Sep
10
Mon
13 Day Greece Tour
Sep 10 – Sep 22 all-day

The Itinerary for the 13 Day Extensive Biblical Greece Tour (including a 4 day Aegean Sea cruise)

Temple of Apollo - Delphi

Temple of Apollo – Delphi Greece

 

September 10-22, 2018    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,277 from JFK, NY.  $3,497 for “land only” travelers.  

*NOTE: This tour is now SOLD OUT.  Please call our travel agent, imagine Tours & Travel (863-709-9208) to be put on a waiting list.

 

Tour Details for this Greece trip:

 

This extensive Greece tour features is a “one-of-a-kind” trip like none other! We start in the north and drive south to see not only virtually every biblical site but many classic sites as well. All of these sites offer us the context for the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul as we retrace his steps! We also drive into the southern Peloponnese to see a a few sites here as well. The trip also includes a 4 day cruise in the beautiful Aegean Sea. We will see the islands of Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete and the spectacular Santorini. We even sail to the western coastline of Turkey to see the massive biblical site of Ephesus!  We return to Athens to climb the Acropolis and see the famous Parthenon and Mars Hill (Acts 17). 

 

Visit the web page for this Greece tour

 

 

 

Oct
12
Fri
10 Day Israel Tour
Oct 12 – Oct 21 all-day
10 Day Israel Tour

The Itinerary for the 10 Day Biblical Israel Tour

October 12-21, 2018

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,047 from Pittsburgh.  $3,759 from JFK, NY.  $3,277 for “land only” travelers.

 

* NOTE: This tour is now sold out…. so sorry! Please consider a tour with us in 2019!

Registration Details for this Israel Tour

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($590), gratuities ($145), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $4,047 from Pittsburgh includes the domestic flight to and from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price for the Israel tour includes all the above except the airfare.

This Israel tour features over 40+ sites!  We first drive north to the Galilee. On the way we will see both OT and NT sites. We spend 3 nights in the Galilee. This is the area for the home ministry base of Jesus. We then drive south through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Dead Sea area before ending the trip in Jerusalem. We see lots of sites here, including many sites related to both OT and NT Jerusalem and the life and ministry of Jesus.

 

Go to web page for this Israel tour

 

Nov
3
Sat
11 Day Israel Tour (with Jordan)
Nov 3 – Nov 16 all-day
11 Day Israel Tour (with Jordan)

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Biblical Israel Tour (with Jordan Option)

November 3-16, 2018

 

 

 

All Inclusive Price: $3,856 from JFK, NY.  $2,944 for “land only” travelers. The optional Jordan/southern Israel extension is $1,192

 

* NOTE: This tour is now sold out…. so sorry! Please consider a tour with us in 2019!

Tour Details for this Israel Trip

 

This Israel tour features over 40+ sites!  We first drive north to the Galilee. On the way we will see both OT and NT sites. We spend 3 nights in the Galilee. This is the area for the home ministry base of Jesus. We then drive south through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Dead Sea area before ending the trip in Jerusalem. We see lots of sites here, including many sites related to both OT and NT Jerusalem and the life and ministry of Jesus. The optional extension takes us to the Jordan where we will see Mt Nebo, Machaerus, and Medeba before driving to Petra. The following day we spend 6.5 hours inside Petra before driving south for unique jeep rides in Wadi Rum. We then cross back over into Israel and drive up the southern part of Israel before flying home.

 

Go to web page for this Israel tour

Jan
14
Mon
14 Day Israel Tour
Jan 14 – Jan 27 all-day

The Itinerary for the 14 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour 

The Zin desert

January 14-27, 2019    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,277 from JFK, NY.  $3,497 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), 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, 2018.

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
18
Mon
10 Day Israel Tour (& Egypt)
Feb 18 – Mar 2 all-day

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Biblical Israel Tour 

Capernaum shoreline

February 18-27, 2019 (with Egypt option, February 27-March 2)    

 

All Inclusive Price: $3,639 from JFK, NY,  $2,997 for “land only” travelers. $1,945 for the optional Egypt tour (based on minimum of 10 people).  NOTE: There is also the same tour offered to pastors at a discounted rate. This “FAM” tour is only for pastors who are both ordained and active in the pastorate as well as interested in learning more about leading their church on a future tour. Go HERE to see the details. 

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Israel Tour includes: $590 US & Intl. departure taxes/fuel & $145 gratuities, all hotels, 2 meals daily, all entry fees, and gratuities. Total price is $3,449 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request).  The land only price includes all the above except the airfare. The cost of the Egypt optional extension is $1,945. This includes all flights, Egyptian visa, hotels, 2 meals, al entry fees, and gratuities as well).

Sign-up deadline: December 18, 2018.  Early bird discounts: $150 for deposits made by 1/17/18; $100 by 3/17/18; $90 by 4/17/18 $80 by 5/17/18; $70 by 6/17/18; $60 by 7/17/18; and $50 by 8/17/18.

This is a very thorough 10 Day Israel Tour. We first travel to the north, seeing both OT and NT sites related to Jesus. We then uniquely travel south through the Samaritan Hill Country to the Judea Desert and the Dead Sea area.We end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. The optional trip extension for this trip is a 4 day tour to Egypt. We will see the very best here, including flying to Luxor (Valley of the Kings & Queens, Karnak, and Luxor Temples) before seeing Cairo (Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara, Memphis, Egyptian Museum). It will be spectacular!

 

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Mar
17
Sun
11 Day Israel Tour (& Jordan)
Mar 17 – Mar 30 all-day

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour (with Jordan & southern Israel option)

Capernaum synagogue

March 17-27, 2019    

 

All Inclusive Price: $3,897 from JFK, NY,  $2,895 for “land only” travelers.  Price of optional extension to Jordan & southern Israel – $1,095.  

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure taxes and fuel surcharges ($590), gratuities ($160), hotels, 2 meals daily, and all entry fees. $3,897 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price includes all the above except the airfare. The price for the optional Jordan and southern Israel extension is $1,095. Sign-up deadline: January 17, 2019

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Israel tour, you will earn $50 before 8/17/18.

This extensive Israel tour features about 50 sites on this Israel/Holyland trip. We spend 1 night along the Med Sea in Tel Aviv, 3 nights in the Galilee, 1 night on the Dead Sea, and the rest in Jerusalem. The tour uniquely includes a full day in the Shephelah (Lowlands) of Judah, seeing 5 Old Testament sites. Of course the Galilee and Jerusalem are days packed with unfolding the life and ministry of Jesus!  The optional extension takes us across the border to Jordan where we will see Mt. Nebo, Macheraus, Petra. We even stay one night in the Wadi Rum Desert!  We then re-cross into Israel. You will have the chance to swim in the Red Sea before driving northward through Israel’s Grand Canyon!

 

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May
4
Sat
14 Day Israel Tour (& Sinai)
May 4 – May 17 all-day

The Itinerary for the 14 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour (with Mt. Sinai)

Mt. Sinai

May 4-17, 2019    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,792 from JFK, NY.  $3,849 for “land only” travelers.

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($595), gratuities ($190), Egypt border taxes & visa fees ($77), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $4,792 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request).  The land only price includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: March 4, 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: $70 before 8/4/18, $60 before 9/4/18, and $50 before 10/4/18.

This extensive Israel tour features over 50 sites!  We first drive south through regions of the Bible most groups don’t see (the Shephelah and Negev). At the Red Sea we cross into the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt). We stay at a wonderful hotel right on the Red Sea. The swimming is incredible. We even provide the unique opportunity to climb Mt. Sinai, a 7,300 foot mountain in the heart of the southern Peninsula. We then cross back into Israel and drive north along the Dead Sea to the Sea of Galilee. This is the home ministry base of Jesus. We spend three nights in Tiberias before ending the trip in Jerusalem. We see lots of sites here, including many sites related to both OT and NT Jerusalem.

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Jun
16
Sun
10 Day Israel Tour (& Jordan)
Jun 16 – Jun 29 all-day

The Itinerary for the 10 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour (with Jordan option)

June 16-29, 2019

 

All Inclusive Price: $3,729 from JFK, NY; $3,879 from Chicago, IL, $2,829 for “land only” travelers. $1,299 for the optional Jordan, Red Sea & southern Israel, and extra day in Jerusalem extension.

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Israel Tour includes: $701 US & Intl. departure taxes/fuel & $150 gratuities, all hotels, 2 meals daily, all entry fees, and gratuities. Total price is $3,729 from JFK, NY. The land only price includes all the above except the airfare. The cost of the extra day in Jerusalem, Jordan, and southern Israel optional extension is $1,299 (based on a minimum of 25 people). This includes visa and border taxes ($72), and tips ($55).

Sign-up deadline: April 16, 2019.  Early bird discounts: $90 by 8/14/18; $80 by 10/14/18 $70 by 11/14/18; $60 by 1/14/19; $50 by 2/14/19.

This is a very thorough 10 Day Israel Tour, filled with a few good summer experiences! We first travel to the north, seeing both OT and NT sites related to Jesus. We then uniquely travel south through through the Jordan Valley and down to the southern end of the Dead Sea area. We end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. In Jerusalem we will take part in a “service project” with Bridges for Peace. The optional trip extension for this trip is a 4 day option. The first day of the extension we stay in Jerusalem an extra day. On the second day we cross into Jordan. We’ll see Mt. Nebo and Petra. We even stay in the desert of Wadi Rum before re-crossing back into Israel. After swimming in the Red Sea, we enjoy our last day driving north through Israel’s Grand Canyon.

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Sep
8
Sun
14 Day Israel Tour
Sep 8 – Sep 21 all-day

The Itinerary for the 14 Day Extensive Biblical Israel Tour 

Garden Tomb

September 8-21, 2019    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,277 from JFK, NY.  $3,497 for “land only” travelers.  

 

Tour Details for this Israel trip:

 

Price of this Holyland Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($612.40), gratuities ($200), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, and all entry fees. $4,569 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The land only price of $3,547 includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: June 7, 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 8/18/18; $100 before 9/18/18; $90 before 10/18/18, $80 before 11/18/18, $70 before 12/18/18, $60 before 1/18/19, and $50 before 2/18/19.

This Israel tour features over 55+ sites!  We first drive south through the Shephelah and Negev. Here we see many off-te-beaten-path sites no other groups visit!  We even stay one night in the Judean Desert! From here we head north through the Samaritan Hill Country 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 end in Jerusalem, saving the best to last. We even built in a bunch of optional hikes, including one in the Wadi Qelt. We also have some free time in Jerusalem! We see lots of sites here, including many sites related to both OT and NT Jerusalem and the life and ministry of Jesus.

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

Oct
6
Sun
11 Day Greece Tour (& Italy)
Oct 6 – Oct 19 all-day

The Itinerary for the 11 Day Biblical Greece Tour (with Italy option)

Temple of Apollo Delphi

October 6-19, 2019    

 

All Inclusive Price: $4,299 from JFK, NY.  $3,399 for “land only” travelers.  $1,697 for optional Rome & Pompeii extension (based on 15 people).  

 

Tour Details for this Greece trip:

 

Price of this “Footsteps of Paul” Greece Tour includes: Airfare & US & Int’l Departure-fuel taxes ($595), gratuities ($30 cruise and $100 land), Port fees ($138), hotels, 2 meals daily on land, 3 meals daily on the ship, and all entry fees. $4,299 from JFK, NY (additional departure cites available upon request). The optional Rome & Pompeii extension is $1,697 (Oct 16-19). The land only price includes all the above except the airfare. Sign-up deadline: August 6, 2019.

Early Bird Discounts:  With your deposit of $500 to reserve your spot on this Greece tour, you will earn the following discounts off the overall price: $150 for deposits made before 9/6/18; $100 before 10/6/18; $90 before 11/6/18, $80 before 12/6/18, $70 before 1/6/19, $60 before 2/6/19, and $50 before 3/6/19.

This extensive Greece tour starts in the north and drive south to see not only virtually every biblical site but many classic sites as well. All of these sites offer us the context for the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul as we retrace his steps! The trip also includes a 3 day cruise in the beautiful Aegean Sea. We will see the islands of Mykonos, Patmos, Crete and the spectacular Santorini. We even sail to the western coastline of Turkey to see the massive biblical site of Ephesus!  We return to Athens to climb the Acropolis and see the famous Parthenon and Mars Hill (Acts 17). We also drive into the  Peloponneseto see Corinth and Mycenae.

 

Visit the web page for this Israel tour

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