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Day 6: The Judean Desert – Seeking Refuge in the Wilderness

by Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018

Our theme today is the wilderness and what it signified to the ancient Israelites. We began our day at Masada, Herod the Great’s magnificent fortress palace in the desert, and the last stand of the Zealots, a Jewish revolutionary group at the time of Jesus. From Masada we drove north to the beautiful subtropical oasis of Ein […]

Day 5: The Jordan Valley – “In the World But Not of It”

by Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018

Today we leave Galilee and journey south down the spectacular Syrian African Rift Valley to the Dead Sea in the arid Judean wilderness. We studied the cultural tensions that existed at the time of Jesus, both between Greco-Roman culture and Jewish culture (and later the early church), and also between the Jewish religious establishment of […]

Day 4: Northern Israel – “Who Do Men Say That I Am?”

by Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018

Today we explored Northern Israel, one of the most beautiful regions of the country. We seek to understand what the Jewish people of 2,000 years ago expected of the Messiah, and how that was fulfilled in Jesus. We began by climbing up to the magnificent Golan Heights. We visited a reconstructed Talmudic village at Katzrin, […]

Day 1: Arrival in the Land of Promise

by Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018

We arrived at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, where we met our guide and bus driver for the trip. From the airport we traveled to our hotel on the Mediterranean Coast. Later we had a brief meeting for introductions, some orientation, and prayer. Throughout our pilgrimage we will trace the life of Jesus from his […]

Labyrinth Prayer: A Pilgrim Journey Close to Home

by St. Mark's Church

Date: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 Time: 8:30-3:30 Location: Kingfisher Farm 512-172nd Street, Surrey, BC V3Z 9R3 “To journey without being changed is to be a nomad.  To change without journeying is to be a chameleon.  To journey and be transformed by the journey is to be a pilgrim.” ~Mark Nepo, The Exquisite Risk (2005) Are […]