Holy Land Tour Day 7

Written by Rev. Josh AttawaySadly, we have come to the end.  Today was our last day here in Israel, but we certainly saved some of the best for last. This morning we had some free time to explore on our own.  I was with a group that decided to go back to the Western Wall […]

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Holy Land Tour Day 6

Written by Rev. Josh AttawayIt is hard to imagine a more beautiful and moving view than from the top of the Mount of Olives. That’s where we began today with a group picture overlooking the city of Jerusalem from on top of the Mount of Olives.  We had a chance to reflect on the time […]

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Holy Land Tour Day 5

Written by Cara Nicklas What better way to start the day than to spend time in prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane. We left our hotel this morning and traveled by the Kidron valley to the area in Jerusalem where Jesus and His disciples prayed before Jesus was taken for trial prior to His crucifixion. […]

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Holy Land Tour Day 4

Written by Rev. Josh Attaway Today was a day filled with history and some fun time to relax.  We got away from the stories we find in the Bible today and saw some things that have great significance for Israel and have had an impact on how we are able to read the Bible today. […]

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Holy Land Tour Day 3

Written by Rev. Josh Attaway Today was a very powerful and emotional day as we began our first day in and around Jerusalem.  Our tour guide, Rafi, took us to what used to be the upper part of Jerusalem to start the day.  It is believed that this is where Jesus celebrated the Passover with his disciples […]

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Holy Land Tour Day 2

By Beth Armstrong It’s hard to believe that today was only our second day of excursions in the Holy Land. We’ve experienced so much, it seems that it should have already been a week that we’ve been touring Israel! We kicked off the day with a short bus ride from the Sea of Galilee to […]

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Video from Tour Day 1

We finally were able to get access to some decent WiFi in our new Hotel in Jerusalem. Here is a short video we put together from the first tour day. Gary Brown, one of the participants on our trip, had some reflections to share from our first day. Quite a first day in the Holy […]

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Holy Land Tour Day 1

Written by Josh Attaway Today was our first full day here in Israel and we started off with a bang!  Our tour guide for the trip is named Rafi and he has been incredible.  It felt like we packed a week’s worth of activities into one day so I will do my best to give […]

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Made it Safely

After a very long day or two of travel, we arrived to our hotel yesterday safely and enjoyed a wonderful dinner at our hotel in Tiberias. The hotel internet was giving us issues so we were not able to access the Blog. We are hoping to post more pictures in just a little while, but […]

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Getting Ready

This year 38 people connected with St. Luke’s will be heading to the Holy Land June 7 – June 17. We are excited for each person that is able to travel this year. We plan to post to this blog as well as send back videos and pictures through Facebook. You can get back to […]

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