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Bi-Annual Volunteers In Mission trip to the Holy Land

38Every year Grace Tours in coordination with the Methodist Liaison Office in Jerusalem organizes bi-annual Volunteers In Mission (VIM) trips to the Holy Land.

“I hope to visit you and talk with you face to face so that our joy may be complete.”2 John 1:12

You are invited to participate in a Volunteers In Mission trip to the Holy Land where will you have the chance to show the love of Christ in action in His land. The focus of your VIM trip will be to build relationships with all of God’s children.

Throughout your first week you will visit holy sites, tour the places significant in Jesus’s life and ministry, and visit the “living stones”, the people of the land. The following week will be spent participating in service projects with one or more of our Methodist partners.

Itineraries are adapted to suit the requests of each team, and service projects are available to suit all skill levels. Meetings with partner organizations and individuals are subject to availability.

“Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.” 1 Johan 3: 18

By participating in a Methodist Volunteers in Mission team to the Holy Land you will not only be taking the trip of lifetime, you will be fulfilling Methodist resolutions on responsible tourism.

Make your trip to the Holy Land one that includes:

  • The spirituality of a pilgrimage
  • The blessing of being in service to others
  • The fun of a tour

Please contact us for Dates.

28This is how some of the Days would be :

Sample itinerary of 2 days in Galilee:

Day 1:

      • Breakfast and briefing.
      • Work project at Mar Elias Educational Institution (MEEI), Abp Elias Chacour’s school.
      • Visit to Sindyanna of Galilee
  • Visit Nazareth, Basilica of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph.

Day 2:

      • Breakfast and worship
      • Work project at MEEI.
      • Depart for Sea of Galilee, Lunch (St. Peter’s Fish).
      • Visit the holy sites of Tabgha, Primacy of St Peter, Capernaum, Mt. of Beatitudes.

Sample itinerary of a Day in Jerusalem:

  • Overlook view of Old City from Mt of Olives, walk Palm Sunday road and visit Dominus Flevit, the Gardenof Gethsemane, Mount Zion and the Upper Room.
  • Visit Four Homes of Mercy* in Bethany
  • Visit Bethany, Lazarus Tomb.

Sample itinerary of 2 Days in Bethlehem:

Day 1

      • Breakfast and worship
      • Morning service project with the local organization.
      • Visit to Bethlehem Bible College
  • Visit Lajee Center and Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem.

Day 2:

      • Breakfast and worship
      • Morning service project with the local organization.
      • Visit Herodium, one of Herod the Great’s palaces
      • Visit to Hebron, Old City, Cave of Maceplah,(Mosque of Abraham), Tombs of the Patriarchs.




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