0423 Fox Point - Pastor Bill Knapp

JOIN PASTOR BILL KNAPP - FOX POINT LUTHERAN CHURCH ON THIS UNFORGETABLE EXPERIENCE IN ISRAEL AND JORDAN - THE LANDS OF THE BIBLE! Package price per person in a shared room: $3,735 * Single room supplement, add $886 PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES:  Roundtrip airfare ORD/AMM and TLV/ORD *  All transfers in Jordan and Israel  Accommodation in Jordan at 5-star Hyatt Zaman Hotel and at superior class hotels n Israel  Luggage handling and hotel service charges in Jordan and Israel  Breakfast and dinner daily  Complimentary St. Peter’s fish lunch in Tiberias  Farewell dinner on last evening in Israel  Sightseeing with a private guide in a private transportation  Personal wireless earphone for usage during touring in Israel  Entrance fees to sites per itinerary, including boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and Massada and ancient Petra  VIP service at the border crossing (Jordan/Israel)  Group visa to Jordan PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: • * Airlines departure taxes (as of August 2022: $621 per person). Final amount to be determined at time of ticketing • Border crossing fees (as of August 2022: $15 per person/to be paid at border crossing check point) • Gratuities to guides, drivers, and hotel staff (suggested $160 per participant) • Travel/medical insurance
  • Day 1 April 22, Saturday

    Depart the USA on our way to Jordan ( The Hashemite Kingdon of Jordan).

  • Day 2 April 23, Sunday

    -Meet our Jordanian staff -Drive to the Red Rose city - Petra. -Dinner and overnight in Petra.

  • Day 3 April 24, Monday

    Petra – The rock-cut capital city of the Nabateans, chosen as one of the Seven World Wonders, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Touring Petra most of the day exploring the temple architecture, the water channels, tombs and the Roman 1st-century theater. Dinner & overnight stay in Petra

  • Day 4 April 25, Tuesday

    Drive to Madaba – The “City of Mosaics”. A vivid, sixth-century Byzantine mosaic map showing the Holy Land including Jerusalem. Mt. Nebo – Moses Memorial site: his death & burial. Depart Jordan via the Allenby Bridge & into Israel. Meet our Israeli staff. Drive to Beth Shean ( Scitopolis). Cross the Valley of Armageddon. Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

  • Day 5 April 26, Wednesday

    ( Israel’s Independence Day) .Mount of Beatitudes – with its natural amphitheater Jesus gave his sermon “The Beatitudes” (Matt 5:1-16). Capernaum (Kefar Nahum) - The center of Jesus’ ministry. Here Jesus began his preaching ministry. (Matt 4:12-17) Healed a paralytic (& many other miracles). (Mark 2:1-12) Preached in the Synagogue. (Mark 3:1-6) Healed Simon-Peter’s mother-in-law. (Mark 1:21-34). Tabgha – Place of fish and Loaves; Church of the Multiplication “Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand” (John 6:1-15). “The Miraculous Catch of Fish” (John 21:14). Church of the Primacy of Peter - “Jesus Reinstates Peter” (John 21:15-19) . “The First Disciples” (Matt 4:18-22). “Jesus Calls His Disciples” (Luke 5:1-11). Magdala - recently uncovered… Boat ride on Sea of Galilee. Communion. “Jesus Calms the Storm” (Luke 8:22-25). “Jesus Walks on Water” (Matt 14:22-36). Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

  • Day 6 April 27, Thursday

    Nazareth – Jesus’ Childhood. Church of the Annunciation & the Virgin Mary’s house. “Birth of Jesus Foretold” (Luke 1:26-38) “Jesus’ Hometown” (Luke 2:39-40) “Jesus Rejected in his hometown” (Luke 4:14-30. Cana (Kefr Kanna) – 1st Miracle renewal. Caesarea Philippi (Banias) – Gates of Hell; built by Philip and one of the sources of the Jordan River. “Jesus with His Disciples” (Matt 16:13-23, Mark 8:27). Golan Heights – Area of dispute with Syria. “Golan, City of Refuge” (Joshua 20:7-9).Dinner and overnight in Nazareth.

  • Day 7 April 28, Friday

    Mt Carmel - Where Elijah defeated the pagan prophets ( 1st Kings18). Caesarea Maritima. “Peter’s Vision” (Acts 10:1-8, 19-48). Roman Amphitheater/ Crusader Fortress. Roman Aqueduct. Jaffa (Joppa) .“Healing of Tabitha” (Acts 9:36-48) .“Job runs from God” (Job 1). Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem

  • Day 8 April 29, Saturday

    Bethlehem - Church of the Nativity (Luke 2:1-20) & Manger Square, Shepherds Fields’. The Upper Room (Mark 14:12-26) and Tomb of David. The Garden Tomb – Communion (Mark 15:21-47), (Mark 16:1-8), (Job 19:25-27. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

  • Day 9 April 30, Sunday

    Mount of Olives – The Church of All Nations (Luke 19:28-44). Garden of Gethsemane – Walk the Palm Sunday Road (Mark 14:32-50) , (Luke 22:39-53). Jerusalem Old City – Christian, Jewish, Muslim & Armenian Quarters. Temple Ruins & Temple Mount “Mount Moriah” (Genesis 22:1-19). “The Golden Gate” (Ezek 44:1-5). Via Dolorosa “The Way of the Cross” (Luke 23:26-34) to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre- “Crucifixion” (Matt 27:32-28:10). Stroll through the many Bazaars of the Old City. Western Wall (Psalm 122) Last remains of the ancient wall of Herod’s Temple. Yad Vashem - Memorial to the Holocaust. Evening - Walk through the “Western Wall Tunnels”. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

  • Day 10 May 01, Monday

    Baptism - Jordan River. “Baptism of Jesus” (Matt 3:1-17). “Joshua Crosses the Jordan” (Joshua 3). Elijah & Elisha (2 Kings 2:1-18). Masada Fortress – Palace of Herod the Great. End of Jewish Resistance (74AD) Ride to the top in a cable car. Dead Sea “River from the Temple” (Ezek 47:1-12). Ein Gedi “Saul’s Life Spared” (1 Sam 24). Qumran Caves – The Dead Sea Scrolls. Jericho – Sycamore Tree & Mt. of Temptation. Dinner and overnight in Jerusalem.

  • Day 11 May 02, Tuesday

    -Depart Tel Aviv airport on our way home - Same day arrival to the USA