May 18-28, 2020
Offering a unique opportunity to visit the land of patriarchs and prophets, to walk where Jesus walked, and to breathe the fresh air of Galilee, this customized experience will be expertly hosted by Nurturing Faith Bible Studies writer Tony Cartledge and veteran guide Doron Heiliger.
Glacier National Park and Whitefish, Montana
July 18-25, 2020
Join editors/writers John Pierce and Bruce Gourley for an inspiring, small-group experience to scenic Northern Montana including Glacier National Park. Enjoy snow-topped mountains, fields of wildflowers and boat rides on scenic lakes.
Offering much more than typical tourist agendas, the highlights will include an archaeological dig at Tel Mareshah,
Visits to numerous historical sites, exceptional lodging overlooking the beautiful Mediterranean Sea and the Sea of Galilee, as well as at the kibbutz hotel Ramat Rachel in Jerusalem, and delicious local dining while making new friends enhance this cultural and spiritual experience.
Other sites and experiences include the Roman capital of Caesarea Maritima, Megiddo, Nazareth, Caesarea Philippi, Golan Heights, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Magdala, Scythopolis, Masada, the springs of Ein Gedi, Qumran where Dead Sea Scrolls were found, and the Garden Tomb.
Take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, wade through the ancient Hezekiah’s Tunnel and float in the Dead Sea if you choose. Explore the Old City of Jerusalem including the Temple Mount, the Western Wall, the pools of Bethsaida and Siloam, Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
$800 surcharge for those wanting a private room for one for the entire trip.
$4,150 total cost for those providing their own travel to and from Toronto for the international flight to Tel Aviv (rather than starting at RDU).
With personal attention to
Optional activities will be available depending on one’s interest and activity level while visiting “the Crown of the Continent.” Delicious meals with new friends are always an enjoyable part of each Nurturing Faith Experience.
The experience will begin and end in Bozeman, Mont., where Bruce lives. So expect personal attention and local knowledge throughout the week.
Cost is $3,386 per person (double occupancy) and includes all ground transportation, excellent meals, various activities
For a single room, add $850 to