Trips to Middle East – Israel, Palestine, & Christ at the Checkpoint May 23 to June 1, 2018

Rooted in Christian pilgrimage, this multiple perspective trip offers travelers the opportunity to meet with Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers, artists, and activists; learn about contrasting national narratives; and explore future prospects for justice, security, and peace in the Holy Land. You’ll worship with a local congregation, experience the sacred sites in Jerusalem, and have the opportunity to participate the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference hosted by Bethlehem Bible College.
With a unique approach that accesses contemporary issues through personal storytelling, relationship-building, and facilitated discussion, this travel experience features a diverse array of guides and speakers – Israeli and Palestinian, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim, conservative, moderate and progressive. With time for spiritual reflection, discussion and fun, join us for this unique journey that celebrates the hospitality and vibrant cultures of the Holy Land while exploring the complex issues facing Palestinians and Israelis.