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MOUNTAIN VIEW CHURCH ISRAEL EXPEDITION

Expedition ID: 22-03.3

11 DAYS

27 March - 6 April, 2022

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Do you ever feel confused when you read the Bible?  Do you feel like you are missing things the author intended for you to understand? Would you like to gain clarity and confidence reading the Bible? Would you like to encounter God in the lands of the Bible?

 

Join Pastors Aaron and Amanda Jayne and Coastline Church for this exciting eleven day expedition of Israel. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus as you explore the lands where He and the disciples walked. Explore sites familiar from the Scriptures, such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, and many more. 

 

Join us as we use the world of the Bible to help you understand the words of the Bible.

PREMIUM

Service

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Expedition ID: 22-03.3

Bethlehem

Tel Aviv

Jerusalem

Masada

Included
 
  • Hotels (+ breakfast and dinner)

  • All entrances per itinerary

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Biblical Expeditions Expert Instructor

  • AC Luxury Tour Bus

  • Hotel City Taxes

  • All tips (guides, hotels, and drivers)

  • Biblical Expeditions trip devotional and learning resources

Land Only Starting at:
$4060
TBD
with Airfare Starting at:
Concierge

All expeditions include our industry-first unique concierge service. This service ensures your expedition operates at the highest level of service throughout the trip. Forgot something? Have a craving for something sweet? Looking to go into town after a day of touring? Have dietary restrictions? Our concierge is on hand throughout your entire trip ensuring your needs are met every step of the way. Our concierge's work directly for us and there to serve you throughout your expedition.

 
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Accomodations

Expedition Host

 

Todd Rodarmel is the pastor of Mountain View Church in San Juan Capistrano California. For over the last thirty years he has been cultivating sustainable spirituality with his wife Traci in their church community and with their family. He has been guiding people of all ages since 1989 through teaching, writing and coaching.  

 

Todd is passionate about everything he does. Whether studying, preaching, praying or surfing, he throws himself into it. A graduate of Azusa Pacific University and ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Todd lives with his wife Traci and their youngest son Luke in Capo Beach.

Todd and Traci Rodarmel

 

Expedition Instructor

Marc Turnage

Marc Turnage holds an MA in Ancient Judaism and the Origins of Christianity from Jerusalem University College. He is currently finishing his PhD in the Land of Israel Studies Department at Bar Ilan University located in Ramat Gan, Israel, under the supervision of Professor Esther Eshel. Marc has taught graduate and undergraduate students at several universities in the United States and abroad. 

 

Marc moved to Israel to study because he felt that the issues of spatial, historical, cultural, and spiritual settings played a vital role in how we read the Bible. While studying in Israel, he fell in love with the lands of the Bible. He has been guiding groups through Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Italy for over twenty years. Marc is a highly sought-after guide and teacher and routinely trains and lectures local tour guides about guiding Christian groups. He is passionate about leading biblical tours that deliver the very finest experience and helping people understand how to read the Bible.

 

Marc has published widely for both academic and popular audiences. His most recent book, Windows Into the Bible, was named by Outreach Magazine one of its top 100 Christian living resources. Marc is a widely sought-after speaker, and a gifted teacher. He resides in Springfield, MO with his family.

 

Expedition Itinerary - 27 March - 6 April, 2022

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 Sunday
March 27

 
  • Depart USA.

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•    Arrival Tel Aviv
•    Travel to Hotel By Bus
•    Dinner and Overnight in Be'er Sheeva

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 Monday
March 28

  • Ancient site of Beersheva (Tel Sheva)

  • En Avdat – Wilderness of Zin

  • Tel Arad

  • Israelite fortress

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 Tuesday
March 29

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  • Hill country of the Shephelah

  • Lachish

  • Elah Valley

  • Beth Shemesh

  • Nebi Samwil

  • Overview of ancient Gibeon

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 Wednesday
March 30

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 Thursday
March 31

 
  • Caesarea

  • Mount Carmel

  • Valley of Jezreel

  • Nazareth

  • Church of the Annunciation

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  • Yardenit – Jordan River Baptism

  • Almagor – overlook of Beitsaida Valley

  • Chorazin

  • Katzrin

  • Capernaum

  • Museum at Kibbutz Ginnosar

  • Evening boat ride on the Sea of Galilee

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 Friday
April 1

  • Masada – palace fortress of Herod the Great

  • En Frecha

  • Qumran – caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found

  • Wadi Qilt overlook

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 Saturday
April 2

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  • Israel Museum

  • City of David

  • Bethlehem

  • Church of the Nativity

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 Sunday
April 3

  • Yad Veshem – Holocaust Memorial 

  • Lunch as Mahaneh Yehudah 

  • Free time to shop and explore the Old City

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 Monday
April 4

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 Tuesday
April 5

  • Mt. of Olives  

  • Church of Dominius Flevit  

  • Garden of Gethsemane

  • Jaffa Gate

  • Gennath Gate

  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher

  • Farewell Dinner

  • Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure flight home

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 Wednesday
April 6

 
  • Arrive in USA

***Please note Visits, excursions, mentioned in the program are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances