Pastor David took a sabbatical to Israel in 2010 and he has traveled extensively throughout the country on several occasions. He will be taking a tour group to Israel October 3–10, 2016. The Cornerstone Leadership has given him permission to promote this tour through Cornerstone Church and to invite you to join him in Fall 2016 for this life changing adventure.
The trip will include a 5-day stay within the walls of Old Jerusalem at Christ Church and Guest House. Christ Church is an Anglican parish and the oldest (1850) Protestant Church in Jerusalem. The second part of the trip will include a 3-day stay at Beit Bracha Christian Retreat Center overlooking the beautiful Sea of Galilee.
In Old City Jerusalem we will see: the Wailing Wall; Hezekiah’s tunnel; the Temple Mount; Zedekiah’s Caves underneath Old City; The Garden Tomb; The Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Via Dolorosa; the Old City Jerusalem market place, and much more.
In the Galilee region we will visit the ancient city of Capernaum the hometown of the Apostle Peter; the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount; and the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized. We will also go to the Jesus Boat Museum in Capernaum, which has a reconstructed fishing
boat from the first century. In addition we will go out onto the Sea of Galilee to see first hand what Jesus and his disciples experienced.
This week long trip will be a historical and biblical adventure but also a spiritual experience. For instance, we will visit the Garden Tomb, outside of the Damascus Gate of Old City Jerusalem, and have communion together right next to the empty tomb from which Jesus arose.
Jeanie Johnston is the owner and operator of CrossPoint Tours and Travel (www.crosspointtours.com). She has taken many groups on trips throughout the United States and throughout the world over the last 15 years. Her specialty is providing exceptional travel experiences at reasonable prices.
Pastor David and Jeanie will be making a presentation of the Holy Land Trip on Sunday, April 17 at 11 AM in the Upper Room Lounge. They will show a slide show from their travels to Israel and answer all of you questions. Even if you are not interested in going to Israel you are invited to at tend this presentation to learn more about the nation of Israel.